Liquor Store Lafayette IN

Local resource for liquor stores in Lafayette. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to liquor stores and wine and spirits that have a wide variety of rums, vodkas, whiskies, tequilas, wines and beers, as well as advice on mixed drinks and drink recipes.

The Egyptian Cafe
(765) 743-0500
130 Northwestern Ave
West Laf, IN
 
Luxie's Pub N Grub
(765) 742-4782
648 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Luxie's Pub N Grub - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Luxie's Pub N Grub, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Other Pub, The
(765) 474-9527
3000 S 9th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Other Pub, The - A casual bar serving up casual bar food to a set of locals.

Pub, The
(765) 423-2576
407 Union St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Pub, The - Like the Other Pub, its sister, this bar serves mostly locals, who sit and chat about sports, food and beer. The service is good,

Kokoro
(765) 742-8180
514 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Kokoro - This downtown Lafayette sushi bar offers the most upscale Asian cuisine around. The largely Asian clientele helps keep standards for food and alcohol high.

Cafe Hookah
(765) 743-3636
135 South Chauncey Ave
West Lafayette, IN
 
CW Dandy's
(765) 447-4131
400 S Sagamore Pkwy
Lafayette, IN
Description
CW Dandy's - Bar at the local Days Inn.

Spot Tavern
(765) 742-7989
409 S 4th St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Spot Tavern - Beer, liquor and all other booze-it all ends up in the same place. If you're looking for a decent fueling station with moderate prices, [name] is right on the money.

Bistro 501
(765) 423-4501
501 Main St
Lafayette, IN
Description
Bistro 501 - It's hard to find French dining in the area, but this bistro is the standard: the soft yellow walls, open architecture, and excellent wine list combine to provide an elegant, unique experience.

Firehouse Grille
(765) 447-5400
3614 E State Route 38
Lafayette, IN
Description
Firehouse Grille - As you might expect, the decor here is fireman-themed and, nicely enough, the food's extra spicy. The ambiance is casual.

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.

Beer

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.

Wine

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.

Liquor/Spirits

Spirits such as Rum, Vodka, Gin and Whiskey have a much higher alcohol percentage than wine o...

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