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Coroner’s Cocktails and Yak Yak Bourbon: The Worst Drinks of Prohibition

  Getting a decent drink during Prohibition was hard for everyone—but it was especially difficult for the poor.  While wealthier citizens were off quaffing imported liquor from Canada in opulent speakeasies, or sipping wine from their own private cellars, poor … Continue reading

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Let’s All Raise a…Brick? Wine-making During Prohibition

If you went to a grocery store or a pharmacy during Prohibition, you might see one of these sitting out on the display counter: And if you took it home and opened it up, it would look like this inside: What is … Continue reading

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