Liquor

Happy Absinthe Day

  Let me be mad, then, by all means! Mad with the madness of Absinthe, the wildest, most luxurious madness in the world! Vive la folie! Vive l’amour! Vive l’animalisme! Vive le Diable!” ― Marie Corelli, Wormwood: A Drama of Paris March 5th is International Absinthe Day! The Green Fairy, as Absinthe is known worldwide, is one… Continue reading Happy Absinthe Day

History, Podcast

George Remus Podcast

https://app.stitcher.com/splayer/f/207775/57853121 Thanks for tuning into For Bitters or Worse, a podcast about our Adventures in Booze and Marriage. I’m Melissa and I’m Thadd. Today we’re talking Remus Repeal Reserve and develing into the man the whiskey was named for. Last week we did a review of the Remus Repeal Reserve Series II, you can find it… Continue reading George Remus Podcast

History, Recipes

85th Anniversary of Prohibition

For thirteen heart-wrenching years, it was illegal to sell or import alcohol in the United States. Prohibition was the law of the land and meant a nationwide ban on the sale and import of alcoholic beverages that lasted from 1920 to 1933.   Organizations such as The American Temperance Society, The Methodist Church, and the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, were the leading advocates of prohibition. … Continue reading 85th Anniversary of Prohibition