DRINK! We have the area’s only self-service 16 tap draft bar and an 8 bottle dispenser for samples or by the glass.

EAT! We have a menu full of fresh ready to go meals and snacks by our Belgian Chef Xavier Meers. Chef also creates amazing cuisine pairings Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Xavier and his wife Hannah also keeps us well stocked with their Nightingale Ice Cream Sandwiches and we have Virginia Plantation Peanuts, Virginia Route 11 Potato Chips and more.

SHOP! Growler fills, special orders, kegs and hundreds of bottles of craft, domestic and import beers to choose from. We also have hundreds of bottles of wine from around the world and right here in Virginia to choose from.

Stop by and find out why The Bucket Trade is the Tri-Cities Ultimate Source for Beer & Wine. We are your #1 Bottle Shop and Growler Bar in Old Towne Petersburg. Cheers!

Tap & Bottle List

This is the good stuff, the reason we are here. We carry a huge selection of the finest beers available, and you can see all of them by clicking the link below.

Tap & Bottle List        Wine List

What does “Bucket Trade” mean? Before Prohibition and before bottles and cans became widespread, if you wanted beer outside of a bar it was put into a bucket. The buckets of beer were then taken to the thirsty by “bucket boys”, usually carrying several on a pole. This process was called the “bucket trade”. This eventually led to the “growler” which we know and love today!

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