Tagged with Prohibition Era

Planter’s Punch

Planter’s Punch

This month’s MxMo theme hosted by Thiago of Bartending Notes was pineapple. In an effort to give the king of fruits his due I racked my brain for a cocktail that incorporated one of my favorite fruits Continue reading

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Jack Rose

Jack Rose

Until a week ago I had never heard of the spirit called Applejack. Apparently back in Colonial times when strapping men were settling this great land of ours they produced a lot of apples. These apples were made into cider Continue reading

South Side

South Side

One bar tale holds the Southside was created during Prohibition Era by gangsters on Chicago’s South Side to hide the flavor of the bath tub gin they were distributing. Continue reading

Nullo

Nullo

In my quest for interesting cocktails from the 1930s I came across an article on Zite detailing the Nullo. The recipe was mixed by Fredric Yarn Continue reading

Scofflaw

Scofflaw

This past weekend Becky and I took a trip to Savannah, Georgia to celebrate our 9th wedding anniversary. In addition to visiting several notable historic sites we used the vacation to eat and drink our way through Savannah. Continue reading