There is no period of time in Albany’s history richer in lore than Prohibition! Stop by the U. Club after work to wet your whistle, and relive the era of Bootleggers, Rumrunners and Moonshiners!
Brian Facquet, co-founder of Prohibition Distillery, will be on hand as we mix up special cocktails with Bootlegger 21 Vodka. This award-winning boutique vodka is made with 100% corn and distilled in small batches in Gardiner, NY.
Enter to win a free copy of “America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops” (Oxford University Press, 2011).
Stay until 7:30 to watch the broadcast premiere of a 30-minute documentary on WHMT-TV titled “William Kennedy’s Prohibition Story” featuring gritty tales of New York’s Capital City from 1919-1933 from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The local film coincides with the launch of the multi-part PBS documentary PROHIBITION: A Film by Ken Burns.
Call 518-463-1151 to RSVP.