Hello all! Due to construction at the Edgewater the date of Distill America X has been pushed back a week to Feb 24th.
Our 10th year.
Booze in a can! #WayBackWednesday #prohibition
One photo suggests that rampant rumors of submarine smuggling were true.
Hendrick's Gin is sure having some fun with their 38-foot-long, cucumber-slicing vehicle. Too bad it skipped WI. It's now headed down the west coast..http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-garnished-glimpse-into-an-unusual-night ... See more
Hendrick's Gin and Atlas Obscura joined forces to celebrate summer.
Wednesday Warning: Another reason to know what your drinking. Beware the Mexican “mocktail” Mexican authorities seized 10k gallons of illegal alcohol from 31 nightclubs, resorts, and restaurants after they found that a shady manufacturer was supplying booze to vacation spots in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. These beverages are definitely “all-inclusive:” so far the exact contents of the confiscated booze are unknown, but alcohol seized in similar stings has been found to contain high levels of toxic methanol and “cheap sedatives.” In fact, a recent report found that up to 36% of Mexico’s alcohol may be bootlegged. Which could also explain a tragic death Included in the raid was Iberostar Paraiso Maya, a resort in the same complex where a 20-year-old Wisconsin woman, Abbey Conner, was found drowned in a pool with a blood alcohol over 0.2. She’d only been in the hotel for 2 hours. Her brother, who was with her at the time (and also found unconscious), says the pair consumed about 4-5 drinks, plus a “mystery shot.” It could also explain the slew of negative Yelp reviews of resorts in the area cropping up… ... See more
A gift from an Ohio friend. (Thanks, David Machak!) Distilled and aged on premises. It's young ("at least 1 year"), but shows lots of promise. I hope the distillery has put some away to mature.
Who's up for a cocktail party?! “Positively the newest stunt in society is the giving of ‘cocktail parties,’” reported The Tacoma Times of Mrs Clara Bell Walsh’s party, which “scored an instant hit”, April 17, 1917. ... See more
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