Moonshine Whiskey: Our Historic Drinking Habits

A certain amount of romantic roguishness attaches to moonshine whiskey nowadays. But how many of us could sustain the drinking habits of Colonial-era Americans?

moonshine whiskey - old rye whiskey ad brochure
"Rye whiskey, rye whiskey, rye whiskey I cry. If I don't get rye whiskey I think I will die."
Illustration courtesy Zenith Press