Liquor Store Winchester VA

Local resource for liquor stores in Winchester. 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.

Summit Point Raceway
201 Motorsports Park Circle
Summit Point, WV
Summit Point Raceway - Raceway

American Legion
(304) 725-7212
225 W Washington St
Charles Town, WV
American Legion - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. American Legion is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Union Jack Pub And Restaurant
(540) 722-2055
101 North Loudon Street
Winchester, VA
The Butcher Station
(540) 662-2433
3107 Valley Ave Ste 106
Winchester, VA
Alcoholic Beverage Control Department
(540) 722-3425
235 Sunnyside Plaza Circle
Winchester, VA
Four Corners Club
(304) 229-3443
113 Middleway Pike
Inwood, WV
Four Corners Club - Happy hour never looked so good. Four Corners Club, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Di's Place
(304) 725-1030
401 Apple Tree Dr
Ranson, WV
Di's Place - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Di's Place caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Murphy Beverage Company
(540) 723-9719
167 N Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA
D'Vine Wines & Beer
(540) 662-9463
25 W Jubal Early Dr
Winchester, VA
Alcoholic Beverage Control Department
(540) 722-3460
182 Delco Plaza
Winchester, 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.


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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