Drinking at This Portland Bar Is a Near-Religious Experience
Bible Club promises nude nuns, Prohibition-era speakeasy charm, and intensely delicious cocktails.
Natalie B. Compton
I Ate Through Caesar Salad's Shady History to Get to the Truth
Tijuana's violent history has trumped our emerging food and wine scene, but one of our most famous legacies, the Caesar salad, posses it's own sketchy history. I headed to one of the best institutions in town for lunch to investigate it's shady story.
MUNCHIES: The Podcast Halloween Special: Drinking Spirits with Dead Whiskey Distillers
For a very spooky surprise Halloween episode of 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast', we head to Green-Wood cemetery to visit some famous dead whiskey distillers and connect over spirits.
OG Kush Weed-Infused Last Word
The Last Word is a classic cocktail, reportedly developed during Prohibition, that goes great with the super piney flavor of OG Kush.
Booze, Farm Animals, and Radiology Intersect at This Canadian Craft Distillery
We hung out with radiologist and distillery owner Peter Stroz at his 66 Gilead distillery in Prince Edward County and drank a lot of Canadian shochu.
How Would-Be Alchemists Made Booze During Prohibition
Matthew Rowley’s new book <i>Lost Recipes of Prohibition</i> examines an era when compounders and distillers of varying abilities were doing their best to keep people buzzed.
Why Potluck Dinners Are Still Illegal in Arizona
In the great state of Arizona, throwing a potluck dinner can land you on the wrong side of the law.
Nova Scotia Is Now and Forever Soaked in Rum
Long before it began building ships, Nova Scotia was distilling rum. A favorite haunt of pirates in the 1700s, the province later became a hotbed of rum smuggling during Prohibition. Now, craft distilleries are carrying on the rum tradition.
Griffin J. Elliot
England's Chocolate Capital Is Under Attack by Booze
So for the time being, the last outpost of dry England remains secured.
Alabama Just Made Its First Legal Whiskey in 100 Years
No surprise that the product launch was a success. Alabama, after all, has been waiting for homegrown whiskey for a very long time.
Bootleggers in Northern Canada Are Using Juice and Cereal Boxes to Smuggle Contraband
Some parts of Canada's north have been under prohibition for over a century, but that hasn't stopped bootleggers from finding crafty ways of smuggling booze.
Illicit Moonshine Culture Is Dead
Illegal (for-profit) moonshine is heaving its dying breaths now that this misunderstood spirit is getting commercialized.
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