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How Alcohol Bitters Are Made

Bitters, once the sole province of masterful barroom mixologists, are returning to the spotlight thanks to the growing popularity of Prohibition Era cocktails and old-timey booze recipes that often include the herbal mixture. Making bitters involves a delicate process of mixing herbal flavors, either through infusion or distillation, in a balanced base of water and

Alcohol and (Weird) State Law

Remember the good old days of Prohibition? Well, probably not, but it is a fine example of the fact that the laws regarding alcohol have a way of changing and evolving. And, depending on who you ask, sometimes those changes are for the better, and sometimes they are not. Of course, Prohibition was a federal