Drinking in America: Our Secret History

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The saying goes “it’s as American as apple pie.” But maybe it should have been, it’s as American as apple cider. Hard cider. When Johnny Appleseed went around planting apple trees, those apples were meant for hard cider. That’s because America loved to drink. It was founded on alcohol, and most of its major historical moments took place under the haze of booze.


Susan Cheever - Author: Drinking in America: Our Secret History

Madeleine Brand

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