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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 3/5/24 – ABSINTHE DAY!

In fiction, villains with monocles sip it. In real life, hard-living painters, poets and novelists were once notorious for drinking it into the wee hours and making a nuisance of themselves. Today is NATIONAL ABSINTHE DAY! A wicked green drink, Absinthe is an Anisette-flavored whiskey, overproof and nasty to smell, never mind swallow. All kinds […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/15/23 – END OF PROHIBITION DAY

“Are you kidding me?” said America in 1919 when Prohibition took effect, banning the sale and manufacture of all alcoholic beverages. Turns out they weren’t kidding, and it wasn’t until 1933 that we were able to celebrate this holiday with a drink, NATIONAL END OF PROHIBITION DAY! 13 years of bad luck is what the

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