Starting in 1920 with the 18th ammendment, it made the manufacturing, transport and storage of alcohol illegal. This time was highlighted by Jazz Music, Art Deco and Flappers - known as the Roaring Twenties.
Prohibition of Alcohol remained a law until it was repealed in 1933 with the 21st Amendment.
High-proof distilled spirits typically made with corn mash and generally produced illicitly.
The term derived from an old English word for smugglers and is commonly used to describe the nighttime production and delivery of whiskey in Appalachia.
A speakeasy was an establishment which illegally sold alcoholic beverages during Prohibition, from 1920-1932.
The term comes from a patron's manner of ordering an alcoholic drink without raising suspicion. Bartenders would tell patrons to be quiet and "speak easy".
A drink including 2 or more ingredients with atleast one being alcohol.
During Prohibition, alcohol quality lacked and cocktails became very popular. Fruit Juices and other sweet mixers were used to cover the taste of the cheaper alcohols.