UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping

UberEATS is finally doing what many of us have been thinking: They're beginning to bring booze straight to our door. But only if you live in this city.

Uber's food delivery service will now ply you with alcohol in Melbourne, Australia, from this Friday.

Alcohol orders are available from 30 participating restaurants around the city, and yes, you'll have to be 18 or over to buy it. They'll be checking IDs. And just like a regular bar, you can be refused service if you show signs of intoxication.

There's also a limit to six beers or one bottle of wine per order, which might be a splinter to those gnarly party plans of yours. Moderation, people!

You'll also need to order a meal with your alcohol, because you're a responsible adult who only drinks while eating. Aren't you?

So no, it's not really the fully-fledged alcohol service you may have hoped for. But hey, there's already a bunch of those operating in some Australian cities like Jimmy Brings, Tipple, Quick Bottle, and more.

Plus, you can always check if those long-forgotten cans of awful beer in the fridge haven't gone weird.

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