Part Two of Two. Wrapping up our intensive look at the post-Civil War origins of the Ku Klux Klan and finishing the last of the Yellow Belly Imperial Stout.
Part One of Two! This time we’re drinking Yellow Belly Imperial Stout while taking an intensive look at the founding of the United State’s longest-running terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan. Along the way, we’ll try to sift fact from fiction about the group’s early days, examine some factors leading to the Klan’s formation, and pin down the bedrock cause of the American Civil War. (Spoiler alert — It’s not what you think it is.)
It’s Episode 007 and you know what that means: Birdwatchers, martinis, cocktail science, space-age surf rock, and the literary inspirations for the world’s best-known secret agent. Cheers!
Today, we get into Part II of The Doctors’ Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis by Sherwin B. Nuland while suffering the effects of one of the highest of the high-proof grain alcohols