Shhhh… speak easy!

Recently, I was at O22 Bar Lounge, at Trident BKC to check their promotional Speak Easy cocktails! A speakeasy, Β is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the Prohibition era (1920–1933, longer in some states). During that time, the sale, manufacture, and transportation (bootlegging) of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States. According to an 1889 newspaper, “Unlicensed saloons in Pennsylvania are known as ‘speak-easies’.” They were so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not […]

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