Are You Legal?
For hard liquor, the drinking age onboard is 21. For beer and wine, it's 18 minimum, depending upon location. When docked or anchored in U.S. ports within the three-mile limit, passengers must be at least 21 years of age for any alcoholic beverages on cruises.
Bringing Booze Onboard Bringing liquor onboard at embarkation: It's allowed but may be consumed in cabins only, not in public spaces.
Bringing wine or Champagne onboard: It's allowed, with no corkage fee. Wine may be consumed in all restaurants.
Purchasing liquor in port: It's allowed and may be consumed in cabin.
Purchasing liquor in ships' duty-free shop: Passengers may consume it in their cabins but not in public spaces.
Free Drink Caveat
Crystal has an all-inclusive policy and offers complimentary fine wines and premium spirits throughout the ship, open bar service in all lounges, and pre-paid gratuities for bar staff.
Beer Onboard Draught: None are offered.
Bottled: Beck's, Carlsberg, Guinness Stout, Heineken, Kirin, Special Reserve Stout, Asahi Dry, Corona, La Fin du Monde, Coors Light, Budweiser, Samuel Adams Lager, Buckler/Becks Non-Alcoholic, Suntory Premium Malt, and various special request and local beers.
The Avenue Saloon, a piano bar, specializes in cocktails. The Connoisseur Club offers connoisseur cigars and liquors, such as Remy Martin Louis XIII and W&J Graham 40-year port.