Anyone that wants to learn about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Lexington has definitely come to the right place. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can so that you can make the right decision on how to proceed.
A list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Lexington wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other blogs about wine, liquor, and beer in this part of the world.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Lexington
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Lexington:
- Total Wine & More at 2321 Sir Barton Way #165
- On The Rocks Liquor at 351 W Short St
- Coliseum Liquors at 379 Rose St
- Corner Wine at 835 Euclid Ave
Besides specializing in a wide range of fine wines Total Wine & More offers local tastings and classes. They are open from 9am to 10pm Monday through Thursday, until 11pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 1pm to 9pm on Sunday. You can visit On The Rocks Liquor to buy alcohol in your area from 10am to 11pm Monday through Thursday, from 10am to 1am on Friday and Saturday, and from 1pm to 9pm on Sunday.
Whether you’re looking for spirits, wine, beer, or everyday necessities such as vapes, cigarettes, cigars, and snacks Coliseum Liquors has it all. Monday through Saturday from 10:30am to 1am you can peruse their extensive beverage list. Corner Wine supplies a vast assortment of spirits to the community and you can even buy them online.
Breweries & Beer Bars In Your Area
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Pivot Brewing at 1400 Delaware Ave
- Blue Stallion Brewing Co. at 610 W 3rd St
- Mr. Brews Taphouse at 220 Ruccio Way #110
Pivot Brewing strives to develop amazing beers and ciders while also looking for opportunities to give back to the community. They organize free tours every Friday at 5pm and rent their space for any private event or corporate gathering.
Blue Stallion Brewing Co. produces authentic German beers near you while also embracing current style trends that emphasize approachable brews such as light lagers, trendy IPAs, and various sours. Their taproom is open Sunday and Monday from 3pm to 10pm, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am to 10pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am until midnight.
Mr. Brews Taphouse is a family-owned craft beer pub featuring delicious burgers that pair well with your new favorite beer. It is an ideal spot to play games, have get-togethers, and more complete with a comprehensive menu and family-friendly options.
Wine Bars In Lexington
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
CRÚ Food & Wine Bar is a casual Napa-style wine bar near you that delivers new American fare, stone-fired pizzas, and cheese plates. Their operating hours are from 3pm to 10pm on Sunday through Thursday and until 11pm on Friday and Saturday.
Twisted Cork specializes in craft beers and wine but also presents the traditional favorites. They are open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday until 1am, and on Sunday from 1pm to 9pm.
Wineries & Vineyards Near You
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Talon Winery & Vineyards at 7086 Tates Creek Rd
- Grimes Mill Winery at 6707 Grimes Mill Rd
- Castle Hill Winery at 3650 Lexington Rd
- Harkness Edwards Vineyards at 5199 Combs Ferry Rd
- 1922 House Vineyards & Winery at 3155 Keene Rd
You can listen to live music on the patio while sipping on award-winning wines at Talon Winery & Vineyards. The tasting bar is open to the public but groups of 10 or more should phone ahead of time and let them know.
Grimes Mill Winery produces award-winning wines in your area mostly from grapes grown and cultivated primarily on their Fayette County family farm. They conduct exclusive events throughout the year including cooking lessons, barrel tastings, chocolate and wine pairings, and much more. Every Friday from 2pm to 4pm they also host a happy hour with cheaper drinks.
Castle Hill Winery features wide terraces with a stunning view of the castle and is the ideal venue for any celebration. They have a local wine tasting room, a banquet hall, a gift shop, and offer indoor or outdoor experiences.
Harkness Edwards Vineyards features a classic and attractive residence set on a hill with views of grassy farmland and distant mountains. The restaurant is open from 12pm to 6pm Wednesday to Saturday and from 1pm to 6pm on Sundays.
1922 House Vineyards & Winery brings you a large selection of wines including their specialty red wine which has won numerous national awards. They are open on Saturdays from 12pm to 6pm.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Lexington can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Minglewood at 159 N Limestone
- The Cellar Bar & Grille at 3256 Lansdowne Dr
- Pies & Pints at 401 W Main St #106
- Mr. Brews Taphouse at 220 Ruccio Way #110
- Cocktails Too at 130 W Tiverton Way #195
Minglewood is a casual and pleasant restaurant that serves Southern-style comfort food with foreign influences and great cocktails. Wednesday through Saturday from 4pm to 6pm they hold one of the best happy hours in Lexington with $1 off cans and draft beers or $2 off cocktails and glasses of wine.
In addition to delivering fantastic pub food and cocktails there are sports and events shown on television at The Cellar Bar & Grille. There is a local happy hour that runs from 11am to 2pm on Sunday.
You may enjoy a variety of craft beers along with specialty pizzas, salads, and sandwiches at Pies & Pints. They host happy hours with cheaper drinks Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm with $1 off select pints and house wines or $2 off appetizers.
With a comprehensive menu of family-friendly selections as well as a large array of craft beers on tap from local, regional, and worldwide brewers Mr. Brews Taphouse is your go-to destination for games, gatherings, and more. There is a happy hour Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm.
Cocktails Too’s choices suit both your taste and your budget with plenty of craft beer, domestic, and foreign favorites offered in chilled glasses of various sizes complemented by thin-crust pizza and classic American grill fare. They also host a good happy hour near you Monday through Friday from 11am to 4pm.
You can also read more of our posts on the:
- Best Liquor Stores In Louisville
- Best Liquor Stores In Cincinnati
- Best Liquor Stores In Columbus
- Best Liquor Stores In St Louis
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Lexington
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Lexington.