There are a lot of unwritten laws of drinking …

Don't secretly dump out a shot, don't call your ex, don’t leave the bar without paying your bill.

But here are some actual written laws, on the books, that might get you busted in the U.S.

  • In Oklahoma, if your beer's more than 4% alcohol, it has to be sold at room temperature.
  • In Texas, if you're standing up, you're only allowed to take three sips of beer.
  • Happy hour specials are outlawed in Massachusetts.
  • It's illegal to give a moose beer in Alaska.
  • It is illegal to drink while on horseback in Colorado, because – you see – a horse is a vehicle.
  • You can purchase cocktails at the drive-thru stores in New Orleans. (

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