From 17th century Europe to 21st century America, the debutante ball is a mainstay of some communities. But is it out of touch?
All this month, we’ve been marking the hundred-year anniversary by re-airing some of our most thought-provoking shows on drinking, sobriety, and everything in-between.
For more than a decade, alcohol was illegal in the United States – a so-called “noble experiment” that collapsed under the weight of organized crime and public pressure.
Today, we’re wrapping up our series, “The American Spirit,” with a look at craft distilleries.
What makes a distillery “craft”? What’s the state of distilling in America?
Produced by Avery J.C. Kleinman.
- Avery J.C. Kleinman Producer, 1A; @AveryJCK
- Rachel Gardner Founder & owner, Republic Restoratives; @republicrestore
- Brian Christensen Editor, Artisan Spirit Magazine; @ArtisanSpiritM
- Margie Lehrman CEO, American Craft Spirits Association; @CraftSpiritsUS
- Courtney McKee Owner & founder, Headframe Spirits; @SpiritofButte
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