Originally published 12/31/2015
The author of a new book on Prohibition throws a cold splash on our nostalgia for the period.
Originally published 10/08/2013
The Smithsonian features alcohol as medical prescriptions.
Originally published 06/10/2013
For decades, the last remnants of a Prohibition Era bootlegging operation shut down by federal authorities in 1932 have rested on a peaceful swath of farmland in upstate New York.Now, the property in rural Pine Plains, N.Y., is set to once again host a production facility for alcoholic beverages—this time, a legal one.Dutch's Spirits, founded by two friends who met as roommates at the University of Chicago, plans to build a new distillery there and host tours and tastings that incorporate the complex of bunkers and tunnels still on the site....
Originally published 11/09/2014
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