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Bad Poetry, Great Booze: The Story Of The Hidden Bootlegger's Manual

December 18th, 2015

Episode 421 of 550 episodes

The book's outside cover boasted poems by a disgraced writer. But inside was page after page of handwritten recipes for alcohol — the secretly preserved know-how of a Prohibition-era doctor.

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