The Martini, the 1960s and how hand-in-hand they went wrong together. 

This week on Back Bar we explore the age of fancy cars, white picket fences, and Mad Men. It was the 1960s and America was changing, becoming more suburban, more wealthy and more of the same - at least on the surface. Over top of this stewing counterculture was the Martini, a classy drink that came roaring into fashion with the end of WWII and fell from grace along with another foreign war only a few years later. Our guests this week are Professor Fred Smith from the College of William & Mary and Scott Harris from Virginia’s Catoctin Creek Distilling.

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