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DoorDash expands alcohol deliveries to 20 states and DC

The next time you have friends over and you happen to run out of one guest’s favorite tipple, you’ll have another way to order another bottle quickly — as long as you live in a place where DoorDash supports alcohol delivery. You can now use the app to your doorstep in 20 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Australia. The company says more than 100 million people now have access to booze delivery through the app.

Users in those markets can view a selection of drinks from restaurants, grocery stores, retailers, and convenience stores through the Alcohol tab. Depending on where you live, you may be able to bundle alcohol with your restaurant order using the, which lets you add items to your order from nearby stores without paying a separate delivery fee.

You’ll need to be of legal drinking age to order alcohol through DoorDash. Couriers will verify your age at dropoff. You can think of your ID in the app. Couriers will only be able to see your photo and date of birth on the app — DoorDash says it blurs out all of the other information for security and privacy reasons.

Over the last few years, DoorDash has enabled merchants to deliver alcohol through DoorDash Drive, its white-label delivery service. DoorDash Drive couriers fulfill orders made via a merchant’s own website, app, or a third-party platform, not the DoorDash app. The company previously let users in southern California add alcohol to their restaurant orders.

Alongside the expansion of hooch deliveries, DoorDash announced partnerships with alcohol responsibility organizations. Students Against Destructive Decisions and Responsibility.org focus on drunk driving and underage drinking. DoorDash also teamed up with two organizations, Down Under, Drinkwise, and Retail Drinks Australia, “to further expand our commitment to responsible service of alcohol in other countries.”

DoorDash is playing catch up a bit with its rivals when it comes to alcohol. Uber booze delivery service Drizly earlier this year for $1.1 billion. And both added alcohol delivery options over the last few years.

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Gemma Broadhurst
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