In Australia they're called a bottle shop or (slang) bottle-o. They're often freestanding but nearly every pub has one.

The main difference between a bottle shop and a pub is that it's illegal to open the bottle/can/cask inside the shop (actually it's probably illegal to open it outside too...)

A technicality in Australia means that if the bottle shop owner gives you the alcohol (ie: you don't pay for it) then you can drink it in the store. This is good reason to get to know your friendly local bottle shop owner, so you can all sit around for hours telling jokes and drinking free samples.

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