Did you know that there are 45 states in the US where the laws allow underage (under 21) consumption of Alcohol and Wyoming is one of them.  But all of them come with the stipulation of parental consent.

Just a note: the writing of this post is just to provide information and is intended for entertainment purposes only!  This article is in no way intended to be legal advice or to encourage under age drinking.  In addition, there could be local county or city ordinances that might further restrict the consumption of alcohol by minors.  Do not rely on this information without checking current laws and local statues.

All across the country the minimum age to drink or to purchase alcohol is 21, but there are a few exceptions to these laws might allow minors to consume alcohol in certain situations.

Even though it is illegal for those under 21 to try and purchase and consume alcohol Wyoming, here are a couple of exceptions at the state level where the cowboy state appears to allow minors to consume alcohol:

1 - On alcohol-selling premises with parental consent.  Examples: Restaurant, Bar or Venue where alcohol is sold, with parental presence and consent


2 - On private non alcohol-selling premises, with parental consent.  Examples: Private home or office, with parental presence and consent


3 - For religious purposes.  Example: drinking wine during a church ceremony


4 - For medical purposes.  Example: medical treatment prescribed or administered by a licensed physician.


Source - ProCon.orgWyoming Statute: 12-6-101

So the answer to the question above - Can those who are under 21 years of age, consume alcohol in a restaurant with their parents?  Yes.  For the most part, it looks like it is legal as long as it is the parent or guardian of the minor that orders and then presents the beverage to them for consumption.

Source - procon.org


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