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Martini-Drinking Pink Elephant
The bespectacled, cocktail-sipping pachyderm is a strange but fitting liquor store mascot.
Added by howardfeingold
Where the Cocktail Party Came From
It has surprisingly feminist origins.
July 11, 2017
Found: Three Cases of Madeira Bought for John Adams’ Presidency
The wine still tastes pretty decent.
July 10, 2017
Anti-Saloon League Museum
Artifacts fill the old headquarters of the hugely influential political movement to ban alcohol in the United States.
Added by thomasharper
Found: A Bottle of Whisky Hidden in a Ship’s Mast
It spent 35 years at sea.
June 28, 2017
Raising a Glass to the Spirits and Outlaws of D.C.
Join us for a drink or two as we talk Prohibition in our nation's capital with historian and author Garrett Peck.
Bootlegging Room in the Cannon House Office Building
During Prohibition, the U.S. Congress had an "official" bootlegger, with his own Capitol Hill office.
Added by Elliot Carter
Even in the 1700s, Book Clubs Were Really About Drinking and Socializing
And "a considerable element of boisterous good humor."
June 26, 2017
Why Maine Is Mad for This Coffee-Flavored Liqueur
Allen's Coffee Brandy is more popular than vodka or whiskey.
June 21, 2017
Stolen: An Amputated Toe Used to Make Cocktails
The Downtown Hotel's famous "Sourtoe Cocktail" is now missing its garnish.
June 20, 2017
How to Catch a (Whiskey) Counterfeiter
Use science to make it glow.
June 09, 2017
How a Tonic Wine Brewed by Monks Became the Scourge of Scotland
Despite its pious origins, Buckfast has become associated with hooliganism.
June 07, 2017
How Noble Rot Makes for a Better, Peachier White Wine
Scientists compared how different fungi affect a wine's bouquet.
May 30, 2017
Old Adam Scheidt Plant
This forgotten building was one of the few Philadelphia-area breweries to survive Prohibition.
Sponsored by Dogfish Head Brewery
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Historic Wine Cellar of Strasbourg Hospital
This 14th century wine cellar is home to the oldest barrel-stored wine in the world.
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Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Brewery Barrel Room
2,000 barrels of aging beer hidden in a warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Added by lewblank
One of the world’s smallest bars, just 13 square feet, is brimming with speakeasy flair.
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The Massive Gin Recall That Hit Canada
Some 6,000 bottles of Bombay Sapphire are packing an unexpected punch.
May 04, 2017
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