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What's the Most Exotic Cocktail You've Ever Had?

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

One of the finest ways to immerse yourself in local cultures while traveling is through dining and drinking -- sampling regional fare and wine and mixing and eating with locals. In Galápagos, where wilderness reigns, there are still plenty of ways to discover regional flavors.

We Found The Country's Most Exotic Moonshine

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste

Listen up, hipsters. This is super quirky and obscure.

State's Lawmakers, University Presidents Seek To Ban High-Proof Alcohol

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox, Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presiden...

Taste Test: The Best Legal Moonshine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

From the mountains of Appalachia to New York City, the people want their moonshine.

Sebastian Murdock

Moonshine Masters: America Was Built On Homemade Booze

HuffingtonPost.com | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

They certainly ain't city boys. That might explain why moonshine makers Tim Smith and Steven Tickle threw back a few shots of their signature moons...

More Than Moonshine: Mountain Distilleries Get Crafty

Liftopia | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

As we all know, everything tastes a bit better at altitude, perhaps after a long day of skiing, snowboarding, biking, rafting or fishing. So, to tempt your taste buds after an epic day, check out these distilleries and their "spirited" offerings for a tasty mountain treat.

22 Moonshines From Around the World

Thrillist | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

(That will probably make you blind.)

Unexpected Inspirations

Phil Shepherd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Phil Shepherd

The priceless touch from fingertips belonging to my beloved's hands... Witnessing the result of the manipulation of molten precious metal into handcra...

Hidden Lives Of Moonshiners And Serpent-Handlers

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- East Tennessee State University's Reece Museum is presenting "Vanishing Appalachia," a traveling exhibit from the East Tennesse...

Moonshiners Take Over State's City Hall

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. -- Moonshine distillers are making their first batches of legal liquor in this tiny Georgia town's city hall, not far from the mounta...

Worst. Boss. Ever. Would You Lose Your Hand Over This?

Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

And you think your boss is bad? An Indian laborer supporting a family of 10 had his hand chopped off with an ax by the owner of the illegal brewery...

Bootleg Booze Poisons 7

AP | Associated Press | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

PRAGUE -- At least four more people have died in the Czech Republic after drinking bootleg alcohol tainted with toxic methanol, bringing the death tol...

Movie Review: Lawless

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Almost as soon as movies could talk, they were making films about the gangsters who came to prominence by supplying liquor to thirsty Americans who didn't believe in the nanny-state laws against alcohol known as Prohibition.

Lawless Never Lives Up to Its Potential

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Lawless is a movie that rests its appeal on the violent content it embraces. Since it is sporadic the rest of the film suffers.

'American Digger' Turns $30 Into Thousands

Posted 06.12.2012 | TV

Ric Savage and crew headed to moonshine country, hoping to find some great antique items from the era of Prohibition on "American Digger" (Wed., 10 p....

The Made-In-New York Spirits Movement Is Booming

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

While distilleries dotted the city and upstate from the 1700s on, after Prohibition, I guess New Yorkers were too busy drinking booze to make it.

Pauly Shore Goes From Mob Family To Moonshine On 'Whiskey Business'

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

For members of Generation X, Pauly Shore will forever be remembered as "The Weasel" from MTV. In the mid-'90s he parlayed that success into a string o...

Moonshine Without The GMO Corn

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

John McEntire is the only person in the world that grows Crooked Creek Corn, a once common crop in the South East.

'Moonshiners': The Legacy Of Popcorn Sutton

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

In the world of illegal alcohol, Popcorn Sutton is a name that reached legendary status even before he died in 2009. Facing an 18-month prison sentenc...

Tickle Breaks His Ribs, Has The Remedy On 'Moonshiners'

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

Tickle probably thought he was making alcohol on "Moonshiners" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery) for entertainment purposes. Little did he know that it...

Moonshine Still Discovered In Mass. Water Plant (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

GROTON, Mass. -- A more intoxicating drink than water was apparently being produced at a Massachusetts town's water treatment plant. A town officia...

INTERACTIVE MAP: Discover Facts About the Prohibition Era, Presented By PBS

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

The culmination of nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve, even to ennoble, the lives of all Americans, to protect individu...

Illegal Vodka Distillery Explodes

Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

An illegal vodka distillery in Linconshire (UK) exploded last week, resulting in the instant death of five men. An additional man was severely burned....

Meet The Makers: The Best Drinking Tours In The U.S.

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

When drinking isn't just about getting drunk, and when instead of downing shots, you want to sip and savor and understand a spirit's heritage, there i...

Moldova Wins: Alcohol Consumption Around The World, Illustrated

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE world drank the equivalent of 6.1 litres of pure alcohol per person in 2005, according to a report from the World Health Organisation published on...