Tag: Prohibition

Toast Repeal Day with bathtub gin

If you’ve ever wondered what bathtub gin is – or what it tastes like – you should sign up for the Spirits of Prohibition class at Moonshine University, part of the Distilled Spirits Epicenter in Louisville. The class is scheduled…

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Raise your glass

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not the holidays: Repeal Day. On this day in 1933, Utah ratified the 21st Amendment, becoming the final state needed for a three-quarters majority and officially repealing the 18th Amendment, commonly…

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Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. W.C. Fields

Some bad years for bourbon

I’m going to agree with Bourbon Women Association founder Peggy Noe Stevens on this one: Carry Nation is our least favorite Bourbon Woman. A Kentucky native, Carry waged war against saloons and taverns in the late 1800s and early 1900s….

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