Exclusive Prohibition Era Cocktail Prints – Set of 4 by Sarah Watts on Scoutmob Shoppe. Have a handy reference at the ready for your cocktail making: Illustrated recipes for The Southside, The French 75, The Old Fashioned and The Sidecar. She made them just for us! (The prints, not the cocktails, darn it.)
Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period). This infographic spells out a history of attempts (and failures) of alcohol legistlation, protests, repeals and so on... (read more...)
On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution ended what had been called America’s “noble experiment.” The experiment was Prohibition – a nationwide ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. The ban had been in place for nearly 14 years.