Our long national tradition of handing out booze in exchange for votes
America’s most intoxicating tax protest
Ah, the happy hour. A classic way to unwind from a long day, gossip with coworkers, and ensure that absolutely nothing productive will happen with the rest of your evening.
The post-Prohibition era was very, very good for a very, very small number of people. If you had pushed your way through the 1920s with a toe still dipped in the legal liquor business—by managing, for example, to secure one of the small number of ‘medicinal spirits’ licenses available—you might be one of the lucky […]
May leveler, wealthier, brutally capitalist heads prevail
The battle over what could be called “whiskey” and what was just an imitation. Because really, who’s going to buy something labeled “imitation?”
Flipping the Script on Liability
As alcohol-related rules roll back across the country, server liability laws have only gotten stricter. Where do so-called “dram shop” laws come from, and are they a just way to fight drunk driving?
Ensuring that the only chemicals in our whiskey are the ones we’re looking for
Why a lot of places require food service at bars, and how sometimes, that can have mighty strange consequences.