Government Almost Killed the Cocktail

I’m not sure this is a fair headline as I can’t blame government when it was the population that passed prohibition.  At any rate….this is a good article on the effects our current decisions have on the future.

The classic “old fashioned” is the simplest of cocktails—sugar, bitters, and whiskey, stirred over ice, then served on the rocks with a citrus rind—and also, possibly, the best. Thanks to the federal government, we almost lost it forever.

Source: Government Almost Killed the Cocktail

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