Drinking Age in Denmark

Drinking age in Denmark is
See below for more details on drinking age and alcohol purchase age in

This is not legal advice.
Check with local law enforcement what is the legal drinking age
BEFORE drinking or purchasing alcohol while in the country.


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Purchase Age
On Premise 18
Off Premise 16 (beverages of <16.5% ABV) 18 (beverages of ≥16.5% ABV)
Drinking Age
Private None
Public None

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If the answer above is None it means there is no specific mention in the legislation, but you still need to ask local law enforcement before drinking in Denmark.

While there is no age requirement for drinking alcohol beverages in Denmark, there are laws that prohibit minors from buying alcohol from on-premise and off-premise outlets. If a shop or bar fails to ask for an ID card and is identified having sold alcohol to an underage, it is subject to fine. A national ID card, obtained in the local town hall, can serve as age verification.

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