"...pops the cork off this conflicted era in the nation's capital, complete with vintage cocktail recipes, a walking tour of Prohibition-related sites, [and] plenty of entertaining history."
--Hill Rag, May 2011"In short, it's a fascinating account of our past."
--Washington Life, May 17, 2011"The reader will come away amused, astonished, and greatly relieved that the days of Prohibition have long passed."
--AlcoholReviews.com, May 18, 2011
"District residents were incredibly good at finding a way around the ban on booze." - DCist, October 31, 2011
"Peck churned out one quirky anecdote after another, giving the audience a catalog of fun facts to pull out at happy hours." - National Journal Daily, May 8, 2012
About the Author
Garrett Peck is a literary journalist and craft beer-drinking, wine-collecting, gin-loving, bourbon-sipping, Simpsons-quoting, early morning-rising history dork. He is the author of The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet
and leads the Temperance Tour of Prohibition-related sites in Washington, D.C. Prohibition in Washington, D.C.: How Dry We Weren't
is his second book. A native Californian and Virginia Military Institute graduate, he lives in lovely Arlington, Virginia.