Gin Punch The talented duo behind New York Citys ever-popular Employees Only offer up this reworked, Jerry Thomas classic in their book, Speakeasy: Classic Cocktails Reimagined From New Yorks Employees Bar.
The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.
Hidden bars hark back to the days of prohibition. when drinking was still totally legal in the UK, and a hidden bar would have made no sense whatsoever. But if sense was what we were after, we wouldn’t be drinking, so here’s our list of the best hush-hu
John Scalise served as one of Al Capone’s primary hit men during prohibition-era in the 1930s and ’40s. When he was twenty years old he lost his right eye in a knife fight, which was later replaced with a glass one.
Pillar-Discovered while hiking in the woods along Devil's Hole Creek, Monroe County, Pa. The ruins are of a hunting lodge built early in the last century, according to a hiking guidebook. Supposedly the lodge became a speakeasy during Prohibition.
Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. December Luckily Susan La Flesche Picotte wasn't alive to see that all of her hard work toward ending the sale of alcohol ended