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By Paul Dickson

american citizens weren’t imagined to drink in the course of Prohibition—but that’s precisely whilst “cocktail tradition” got here roaring to lifestyles. The Bloody Mary, smooth cocktail shakers, craft mixology, and hundreds of thousands of alternative necessities of contemporary consuming owe their origins to the Dry Years.
 
In Contraband Cocktails, Paul Dickson leads us on a desirable travel of these years—from the “Man within the eco-friendly Hat” making mystery deliveries to Capitol Hill, to The nice Gatsby’s Daisy pouring Tom a mint julep on the Plaza, to contained in the smoky nightclubs of the Jazz Age—Dickson serves up an intoxicating story of the way and what american citizens drank in the course of Prohibition.
 
Chock-full of scandalous historical past, cultural curiosities, and dozens of recipes by means of everybody from Ernest Hemingway to Franklin D. Roosevelt—along with a word list of phrases that might shock the main pro bartender—Paul Dickson’s Contraband Cocktails is the correct better half to any reader’s Cocktail Hour.

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