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Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services’ Poolesville Spirits Store Will Remain Closed on Tuesday, Jan. 11, Due to Staffing Shortage

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Poolesville store of Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) will remain closed TODAY, Tuesday, Jan. 11, due to a staffing shortage. The store did not open on Monday for the same reason. The Poolesville store is located at 19710-D Fisher Ave. in Poolesville.

Before attempting to go to the Poolesville store on future dates, customers are urged to check with the store to be sure it will be open. The number at the Poolesville store is 240-773-2016.

The two ABS stores closest to the Poolesville store are the full-service stores in Darnestown and Clarksburg Village. The Darnestown store is located at 12155 Darnestown Rd. in Gaithersburg. The Clarksburg Village store is located at 12051 Chestnut Branch Way, Suite 1, in Clarksburg.

A complete list of all ABS stores, including locations, hours and phone numbers, can be found at

ABS is the alcohol wholesaler of beer, wine, and spirits for Montgomery County and operates 26 retail stores throughout the County. In addition, ABS manages alcohol licensing, enforcement and education for more than 1,000 businesses. Generating more than $30 million in net income annually, its profits are used to pay down County debt with a large portion deposited in the general fund to pay for resident services that would otherwise be funded by County tax dollars.

Learn more about ABS by visiting the website and by following ABS on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Release ID: 22-024
Media Contact: Neil H. Greenberger, 240-205-1915
Categories: ABS