The Cusp of Extinction
Montgomery County Liquor
Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS)
ABS is the alcohol wholesaler of beer, wine and spirits for Montgomery County. ABS also operates 25 beer, wine and spirits stores and one spirits only store. The organization manages alcohol licensing, enforcement and education for more than 1,000 businesses. Generating more than $35 million in net income annually, ABS profits are used to pay down County debt with a large portion deposited in the County general fund to pay for resident services that would otherwise be funded by County tax dollars.