Government Almost Killed the Cocktail

I’m not sure this is a fair headline as I can’t blame government when it was the population that passed prohibition.  At any rate….this is a good article on the effects our current decisions have on the future.

The classic “old fashioned” is the simplest of cocktails—sugar, bitters, and whiskey, stirred over ice, then served on the rocks with a citrus rind—and also, possibly, the best. Thanks to the federal government, we almost lost it forever.

Source: Government Almost Killed the Cocktail


I’m with the Mormons on this one — how about you?

One in eight American adults are alcoholics . Here are some more details: The article by Grant et al describes substantial increases in alcohol use and related problematic behaviors that occurred between the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions evaluations in 2001-2002 and in 2012-2013.

Source: I’m with the Mormons on this one — how about you?