The Germania Hotel, Inc., 1361 Germania Road, Abbot Township, was issued a citation Aug. 8 for sales in excess of 192 fluid ounces in a single sale to one person for consumption off premises on Jan. 13.

The charges will be brought before an administration law judge who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses.

The ALJ also can impose a license suspension or revocation based on the severity of the charge brought and mandate training for the licensee in an effort to educate them on the requirements of being a licensee.