“Visible intoxication” is an intoxication that you can see. If you can tell by looking at someone that the person has been drinking or using other drugs, the person is visibly intoxicated. Remember: IF YOU ARE NOT SURE, DON’T DELIVER!

Some other common signs of visible intoxication include:

  • Swaying, staggering or stumbling when walking
  • Falling down
  • Eyes that are bloodshot, glassy or look drowsy
  • Difficulty handling money
  • Slurred, rambling, loud or noisy speech
  • Clumsy
  • Difficulty standing

Please note: This is not an all-inclusive list. There may be signs of visible intoxication not listed.

Signs of Visible Intoxication Sign


  1. Swaying, staggering, or stumbling
  2. Unable to sit straight
  3. Careless with money
  4. Difficulty making change
  5. Restless
  6. Depressed or sullen
  7. Crying or moody
  8. Extreme or sudden change in behavior
  9. Crude, inappropriate speech or gestures
  10. Lack of focus and eye contact
  11. Difficulty standing up
  12. Unusual walk
  13. Can’t find mouth with glass
  14. Falling down or falling off of chair
  15. Difficulty lighting cigarettes
  16. Lighting more than one cigarette
  17. Clumsy
  18. Difficulty remembering
  19. Spilling drinks
  20. Disoriented
  21. Agitated, anxious
  22. Grinding teeth
  23. Vomiting
  24. Overly animated or entertaining
  25. Drowsiness or falling asleep


  1. Bloodshot, glassy, or watery eyes
  2. Flushed face
  3. Droopy eyelids
  4. Twitching or body tremors
  5. Blank stare or dazed look
  6. Loud, noisy speech
  7. Speaking loudly, then quietly
  8. Rambling train of thought
  9. Unusually fast or slow talking
  10. Slow response to questions or comments
  11. Repetitive statements
  12. Bravado, boasting
  13. Making irrational statements


  1. Annoying other guests and employees
  2. Argumentative
  3. Aggressive or belligerent
  4. Obnoxious or mean
  5. Inappropriate sexual advances
  6. Overly friendly to other guests or employees
  7. Boisterous
  8. Odor of alcohol, marijuana or chemicals
  9. Excessive perspiration
  10. Repeated trips to rest room or outside area

What do you do if the customer is intoxicated or under 21?

  • Contact the merchant through the chat in the app and let them know that you have a return due to a customer being intoxicated or under 21.
  • Return merchandise to merchant; If merchant is unable to return item, Contact us at 503-389-6437 or email us at support@lowkel.com we will have you drop-off at a Lowkel spot or will pick-up the order from you.
  • Submit return incident note and receive pay for the return of the product.

If you want to know more, feel free to contact us at support@lowkel.com

Next Read: Reasons Why You Should Not Sell Alcohol To Minors Or Visibly Intoxicated Persons

October 5th, 2021 By lowkel  

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