We have updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Learn More

Cocktail History-logo

Cocktail History

Food >

A podcast about the scintillating, amusing, and often quite consequential stories to be found in a glass of spirits.

A podcast about the scintillating, amusing, and often quite consequential stories to be found in a glass of spirits.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast about the scintillating, amusing, and often quite consequential stories to be found in a glass of spirits.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 5: The Napoleon of Temperance (with Joey Brunelle feat Herb Adams)

6/16/2017
More
In 1855 newspapers around the world carried the story of the Rum Riot in Portland, Maine. Maine had become a dry state, and an angry crowd had tried to break into city hall to seize a stash of rum being held there. The mayor, a Temperance crusader who had the movement for Prohibition ordered the militia to fire into the crowd, and a young sailor was killed. On this episode of Cocktail History, the story of Neal Dow, mayor of Portland, known to history as The Napoleon of Temperance....

Duration:01:07:07

Episode 4: Prohibition in the Land of Mardi Gras feat Hannah Griggs

1/7/2017
More
New Orleans has long been known as an oasis of cultural deviancy in the conservative South. So how did the city react to Prohibition? Not well, as you might imagine. In this episode, host Sam Eilertsen is joined by Hannah Griggs of Boston College, creator of the Intemperance Archive, an online exhibit of Prohibition raids in New Orleans. Check out Intemperance Archive at: http://intemperance.org/

Duration:00:43:03

Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads