Tag: rye whiskey

AlcoHOLidays | Veterans Day | Alliance

Veterans Day began life as Armistice Day, commemorating the cease-fire (aka an armistice) that halted actual fighting on November 11, 1918, even though the end of World War I wasn’t until the Treaty of Versailles was signed the following June. WWI, also known as The Great War, was thought of as “the war to end all […]

50 Shots of America–Montana

Continuing our liquid tour of the country, this week we’re following along the Canadian border to Montana. ~~~oOo~~~ Prior to statehood, Montana was home to several Native American tribes, a fact that caused plenty of friction as explorers looked to take over the territory, building forts and settlements throughout the early 1800s. Just past mid-century, […]

Sips & Shots: 50 Shots of America–Maryland

You know, if Maryland was a person, I think they’d be pretty confused. Take, for example, this scattering of facts: Founded as a haven for English Catholics, Catholicism has been banned at least twice within it’s borders! Still, it boasts the first cathedral in the United States (the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed […]