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According to one popular myth, the word “cocktail” derives from the use of roosters’ tails to garnish beverages in Colonial America. Whatever your cocktail, wine or beer needs, forgo the convenience market and shop at a liquor store for the biggest selection. Here are some popular terms in the world of liquor stores.

  • Aging – Some spirits, such as whiskey, are aged in wood barrels. Wine and port are aged in the bottles you buy them in. Age does not necessarily make the spirit better.
  • Liquor – Liquor is a distilled (rather than fermented) spirit. Examples include rum, distilled from molasses, vodka, distilled from potatoes, and gin, which is flavored with juniper for a piney taste.
  • Liquor Laws – Liquor laws vary by state and county. These laws regulate such variables as who can sell alcohol, at what times, and how it must leave the store (usually, in a bag). The variance on liquor laws in great; in some states you can buy alcohol from a drug store at 7 am, and in other states, you can’t buy any alcohol on Sunday. In Wisconsin, minors can consume liquor under supervision.
  • Mixer – A mixer is the part of a cocktail that isn’t alcoholic. Juice and carbonated drinks are popular mixers. You can also buy premade mixers such as daiquiri and Bloody Mary mixes.
  • Proof – “Proof” refers to how much alcohol is in the beverage, listed by percentage. Beer is typically at about five percent, malted beer is around 7-9 percent, and liquor is close to 80 proof.
  • Wholesale – The sale of wholesale spirits is usually limited to licensed vendors. However, you can find wholesale and discount prices online, or look for discounts when buying drinks by the case.
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    Villa Liquor
    695 Villa St, Elgin, IL 60120
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    (847) 741-1110
    User Review: "The staff was very kind and the atmosphere was inviting. The prices were reasonable also."
    Red Rooster Liquors
    827 N Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    We carry wine, beer, alcohol, mixed drinks and cocktails. Our liquor stores offer sales all the time, with discounts on all your favorite spirits, wine, vodka, mixers and whiskey.
    (847) 870-8898
    J P Patel
    1292 Rickert Dr Ste 108, Naperville, IL 60540
    Fabulous darling! Our liquor store carries all of the biggest brand names in fine wine, beer, vodka, gin, and whiskey. We also carry a wide variety of mixers to craft the perfect martini or cocktail with!
    (630) 428-2288
    Liberty Liquor
    601 Cooper Ave, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 697-9210
    Price Rite Liquor
    1055 N Liberty St, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 741-6132
    Nick's Liquors
    71 Clock Tower Plz, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 742-4939
    Elgin Liquor and Wine
    1350 E Chicago St Unit 31, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 741-0600
    2 J Wine and Spirits
    950 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 888-1048
    1052 E Schaumburg Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630) 372-4188
    Cardinal Liquors
    419 S Bartlett Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630) 830-9525
    Liquor United
    690 S Barrington Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630) 213-0030
    4 T Liquors
    1004 E Irving Park Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630) 289-6556
    Suburbia Liquors
    885 S Il Route 59, Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630) 213-7252
    Bartlet Liquor
    1075 W Army Trail Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630) 830-6168
    Town Liquor
    233 S Main St, Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630) 289-8377

    Liquor stores are located across the nation. In many states, these stores are the designated dealers and distributors of hard liquor and alcoholic beverages, such as whiskey, vodka, and rum. They sometimes offer various wines and beer brands. Since so many men and women drink on occasion, there is a high demand for high proof liquor, spirits, and mixed drinks. This is why there is such a broad selection of beer, wine, and discount vodka products. Most towns and cities across the United States offer liquor stores. Typically the owners of these establishments must be licensed dealers. After all, they are selling various spirits, malt beverages, rum mixers, and cocktails to consumers every day. It is essential for these dealers to check the identifications of people who buy beer, whiskey, and wine. After all, it is essential for buyers to be at least 21 years of age. Typically people provide proof of age in the form of a driver’s license. As you may know, many drug and convenience stores also sell liquor, and other alcoholic beverages like beer. These retail establishments typically purchase liquor in bulk at wholesale prices. How the distribution of liquor and wine is regulated often depends on the county, city or state laws. If you are interested in learning more about liquor stores or markets, and other distributors of beer and wine beverages, you may want to do a little research online. You can also visit or contact local liquor stores in your area, and ask any questions.
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