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From fish house punch to Bud Light: America’s long, complicated relationship with alcohol

Dr. Kevin R. Kosar is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. he is the author of Whiskey: A Global History and Moonshine: A Global History. He lives in Washington, DC. Dr. Christine Sismondo is the author of Prohibition,Continue readingFrom fish house punch to Bud Light: America’s long, complicated relationship with alcohol

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Knock, Knock—Who’s There? Booze Delivery During the Pandemic and Beyond

From the R Street Institute: “Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, alcohol delivery and shipping have increased exponentially under the authority of emergency powers at the state level. But these changes are temporary and already facing some pushback from entrenched interests.Continue readingKnock, Knock—Who’s There? Booze Delivery During the Pandemic and Beyond

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Event: From Fish Punch to Bud Light, America’s Long Complicated History with Alcohol, December 17, 4pm (ET)

The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which forbade the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” in the United States, took effect in 1920. President Herbert Hoover politely referred to Prohibition as a “noble experiment,” but in hindsight, it mostlyContinue readingEvent: From Fish Punch to Bud Light, America’s Long Complicated History with Alcohol, December 17, 4pm (ET)

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