Liquor Store Radford VA

Local resource for liquor stores in Radford. 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.

Mamlouk Restaurant
(212) 529-3477
211 E. 4th St.
New York, NY
 
Shish
1668 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN
 
Blacksburg Brewing Co
(540) 342-3212
492 Reading Rd
Christiansburg, VA
Description
Blacksburg Brewing Co - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Blacksburg Brewing Co, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Burruss Square Tavern
(540) 961-5800
204 Draper Rd SW
Blacksburg, VA
Description
Burruss Square Tavern - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Burruss Square Tavern is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Burruss Square Tavern is more than able to oblige.

Vintage Cellar
(540) 731-8466
1017 East Main Street
Radford, VA
 
She-Sha Cafe Hookah Lounge
(540) 961-9100
211 Draper Rd SW
Blacksburg, VA
 
Mc Peak's Pub
(540) 639-9437
Route 11
Christiansburg, VA
Description
Mc Peak's Pub - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Mc Peak's Pub will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

Library Cafe & Night Spot
(540) 961-3633
211 Draper Rd SW # B
Blacksburg, VA
Description
Library Cafe & Night Spot - Here's the problem with most bars: the vibe sometimes dies around 1am. Luckily for you, when most bars are sweeping up the floors and closing shop, Library Cafe & Night Spot kicks it into another gear. The place usually keeps it going 'til way late-guaranteeing a late and out-of-control night.

Sharkey's
(540) 267-3434
1202 East Main Street
Radford, VA
 
Rivermill Map Company
(540) 951-2483
212 Draper Rd.
Blacksburg, VA
 

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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