Cotton Club: The Cotton Club, pictured, was a famous jazz music night club located in Harlem, New York City, and operated from 1923 to 1940

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.

During the 1920s, the sale and making of alcohol was prohibited by law. Of course that didn't stop anyone, and speakeasies were underground places where thugs would sell their illegally made alcohol. Those people were bootleggers, and that was how Gatsby made his money.

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

This is an image of "flappers" doing the Charleston in 1924. This was a popular dance during this point in time. Pop culture- the Charleston became a common dance among young men and women in the 1920s. People were having a good time going to clubs and drinking alcohol, shopping and living the “high life”. Also, the 1920s was known as the “jazz age” gramophones often played jazz music that was what people did the Charleston dance to.

The Charleston dance became extremely popular in the especially with Flappers. The flappers had a beautiful style that was easier portrayed in posters, as their long dresses created movement to represent the Charleston.

Even though alcohol consumption was outlawed by Prohibition during the 1920s, it didn't stop people from consuming cocktails. Bootleggers found ways to create and supply liquors such as gin and whiskey, which served as the alcoholic base for many of the popular drinks of the time. | 10 Cocktail Recipes from the 1920s from #LoveToKnow

Even though alcohol consumption was outlawed by Prohibition during the 1920s, it didn't stop people from consuming cocktails. Bootleggers found ways to create and supply liquors such as gin and whiskey, which served as the alcoholic base for many of the popular drinks of the time. | 10 Cocktail Recipes from the 1920s from #LoveToKnow

Step back into the 1920's with a Blackberry Bramble, a popular drink from the Prohibition Era.

Blackberry Bramble Recipe- Gin Lime Juice Simple Syrup oz Club Soda 2 barspoons Blackberries Muddle blackberries and add to glass Add in liqours top with Club Soda

Even though alcohol consumption was outlawed by Prohibition during the 1920s, it didn't stop people from consuming cocktails. Bootleggers found ways to create and supply liquors such as gin and whiskey, which served as the alcoholic base for many of the popular drinks of the time. | 10 Cocktail Recipes from the 1920s from #LoveToKnow

Even though alcohol consumption was outlawed by Prohibition during the 1920s, it didn't stop people from consuming cocktails. Bootleggers found ways to create and supply liquors such as gin and whiskey, which served as the alcoholic base for many of the popular drinks of the time. | 10 Cocktail Recipes from the 1920s from #LoveToKnow

SIDECAR

    3/4 ounce Cointreau
    3/4 ounce lemon juice
    1 1/2 ounces cognac

 

Glass Type: cocktail glass
Instructions

Shake well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass that has had its outside rim rubbed with lemon juice and dipped in sugar.

How to Make a Sidecar

SIDECAR ounce Cointreau ounce lemon juice 1 ounces cognac Glass Type: cocktail glass Instructions Shake well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass that has had its outside rim rubbed with lemon juice and dipped in sugar.

homemade authentic chai- make with cashew milk for the creamy taste for dairy free

Authentic Indian Chai

Indian tea (Chai) - its the closest recipe that my Indian friends taught me how to make. Except, they never add ginger nor the star anise (maybe because they either dont like it or cant find it here in local Indian/Paki stores) Super easy/Super yummy!

One of many special events Tasty caters around the Chicagoland area.

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Prohibition in the US was instituted during the 1920s, making the sale of alcohol illegal, in an effort to 'clean up' the sins of those 'evil' imbibers. However, far from shutting down the country's debauchery (and, let's face it, fun), it gave rise to a proliferation of speakeasies - underground drinking dens that became particularly popular in New York. Here, the golden era of the cocktail was born. The iconic Sidecar, White Lady, Clover Club and French 75 cocktails...

Speakeasy: 200 Underground Cocktails Book

Prohibition in the US was instituted during the 1920s, making the sale of alcohol illegal, in an effort to 'clean up' the sins of those 'evil' imbibers. However, far from shutting down the country's debauchery (and, let's face it, fun), it gave rise to a proliferation of speakeasies - underground drinking dens that became particularly popular in New York. Here, the golden era of the cocktail was born. The iconic Sidecar, White Lady, Clover Club and French 75 cocktails...

Mimosa  The simple method of mixing champagne and orange juice, popularized in Paris and London in the 1920s, has an enduring appeal.

Mimosa

Mimosa - the simple method of mixing champagne and orange juice, popularized in Paris and London in the has an enduring appeal.

The federal prohibition of alcohol starts in 1920 through the US.  In order to survive, the Blumer Brewery changes its name to Blumer products Corp., and starts producing Golden Glow “near beer”, ice cream and soft drinks.  Golden Glow becomes very popular and the Brewery prospers, against all odds.  Hundreds of other breweries across the USA close down.  #MinhasCraftBrew

Blumer's premium sodas are made by Minhas Brewery of Monroe, Wisconsin. A total of twenty-four bottles of Blumer's premium soda will be enjoyed.

Bombay gin #vintage #ad

1964 Bombay Dry Gin bottle photo vintage print ad

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