American Archives

In Part 1, we looked back through history at the origins of sweet tea in colonial America during the buildup to the Revolutionary War. The Whiskey Rebellion Fast forward twenty years, and a new kind of tax began to plague the young country. Alexander Hamilton… Read More >

Drinks for a Rebel Reunion, Part 1 If you’re traveling south of the Mason-Dixon Line and you stop at any restaurant, café, or dive and order tea, you’re most likely going to get a tall glass of a syrupy concoction that has the potential to… Read More >