Liquor Store Arab AL
1525 Blount Ave
Lakeside Lounge - Plush seating and good music gives Lakeside Lounge a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.
Bogey's Sports Lounge
412 Old Town St
Bogey's Sports Lounge - Now you have your cake and eat it too. Bogey's Sports Lounge, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.
12470 Us Highway 431
Manhattan's - Plush seating and good music gives Manhattan's a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.
Town Creek Fillin Station
12802 Al Highway 227
11348 Highway 431 South
New Hope, AL
12542 Us Highway 431
La Taberna - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. La Taberna caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.
2140 Gunter Ave
Twilight Zone - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Twilight Zone offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.
Hwy 79 Beverages & Spirits
5318 Al Highway 79 South
Lakeside Beverage & Spirits
21701 USHighway 431
Wagon Wheel Liquors
6846 Highway 431 S
Hampton Cove, AL
How do they make beer, wine and liquor?
By Russ Cobbe
It's a good question and one you rarely think about on the way to the store to pick up a bottle or two of alcohol. They all involve some sort of fermenting process, which changes sugars in the ingredients into alcohol.
The basic ingredients are malted barley, yeast, water and sometimes other grains are added. Hops for example are used to make the resulting brew have a bitter flavor. Barley grain is turned into a malt by soaking it in water and allowing the grains to start germinating. The grains are then dried in a kiln, which stops the germination and voila you have malted barley. The malt is ground up and mashed with hot water, which is then boiled, the result is called wort. Next comes the fermentation process which starts with cooling down of the wort and the adding of yeast. The yeast turns the natural sugars that exist in the grain into alcohol over a period of time. The end result of course is beer.
The most important aspect of wine making is deciding when to pick the grapes from the vine. Conditions must be just right for the variety being used and the picking must be done quickly. Stems are removed from the grapes after picking and the skins are generally left on for at least 24 hours. The grapes are pressed to extract the juice from the grape. This juice is allowed to settle to remove any bits of skin. Yeast is added which turns the sugars in the grape juice to alcohol and carbon dioxide. There are specialized yeast cultures that act differently on the grape juice to provide different characteristics. The resulting wine is left so the yeast settles and the wine is drawn off, this can happen multiple times until the wine is clear. The wine is cold stabilized which precipitate white
crystals that are using in making tarter sauce. Finally the wine is filtered and bottled.
Spirits such as Rum, Vodka, Gin and Whiskey have a much higher alcohol percentage than wine o...
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