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The Right to Drink
28 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
The Surprising History of Moonshine
There’s a funny thing about alcohol. Every time the government makes it hard to get, the greater the lengths humans go to get it. Throughout human history we’ve found mind-bendingly creative ways to obtain our precious hooch, and the higher the government barriers the larger the black market. But moonshining isn’t just an American Prohibition era story, it’s a modern day--and global--phenomenon. So grab your jug and listen along as we compare moonshine myths and lore with modern day reality.
22 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
Why the )@#*$ can't I ship booze to my door?
Almost every product under the sun can be delivered to your door in two days - or sometimes two hours. Except alcohol! Live in Vermont and want to order a 12-pack of IPAs from your favorite Michigan brewery? Sorry. Resident in NYC and want to order a bottle of that new small batch Kentucky bourbon you’ve been eyeing? Sure, COVID’s changed things, but how? And how long will it last? We’ll discuss when and where you can get booze at your doorstep.
21 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
Murdering Fun: The War on Happy Hour
What happens when happy hour is illegal? You cry. That’s what. Who doesn’t love a drink discount when unwinding from another day at the office? Massachusetts doesn’t. And neither does North Carolina, or New Mexico, or Virginia, or …. the list goes on. Because if there’s anything the government hates more than fun, it’s people having fun at a discount. So pour a drink and brace yourself for outrage.
21 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
F*ck True, We Swear On Our Brews
Arrogant Bastard. Raging Bitch. Big Red Coq. Edgy and offensive beer labels are everywhere. They’ve become a part of the craft beer movement. They are accompanied by boundary-pushing illustrations and drawings, too. But sometimes the government says: No way. Welcome to the litigious world of swear words, suds, and free speech.Follow Jarrett Dieterle on Twitter @JarrettDieterle
18 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Why Your Craft Cocktail Should Cost $4
Why is your craft beer and favorite cocktail so dang expensive? What does this have to do with America’s only mother-daughter distilling duo? Join host Jarrett Dieterle, author of Give Me Liberty & Give Me A Drink (Artisan Books), as he exposes the long-running battle between booze producers and government and explains why your drink costs more than it should.Foley courtesy of freesfx.co.uk.
2 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
The Right to Drink Trailer - Coming September 15!
“The Right to Drink” is a new podcast about drinking and everything that gets in the way. Prohibition may have been 100 years ago, but some of the craziest laws on the books still get in the way of Americans enjoying the right to produce, consume, and sell the booziest beverages. Host, expert and author Jarrett Dieterle (Give Me Liberty & Give Me a Drink, Artisan Books) will introduce you to brewers, distillers, and bartenders who will help answer questions like: Why does your cocktail cost so much? Why do brewers get in trouble for putting curse words on beer bottles? And why do so many states ban happy hour? This podcast is brought to you by the R Street Institute and DrinksReform.org.Foley courtesy of freesfx.co.uk.
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