Prohibition

A Cocktail Toast to the Mob

A Cocktail Toast to the Mob

Let's talk about two things that go hand in hand with the enforcement of dry laws: crime and cocktails. The spread of both was a direct consequence of the 18th amendment as mobsters ruled the violent industry of bootlegging and the rough liquor they sold was made more palatable with mixers.

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  • Host: Sharon McMahon
  • Executive Producer: Heather Jackson
  • Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder
  • Writers and Researchers: Heather Jackson, Valerie Hoback, Amy Watkin, Mandy Reid