United States of Drinking is a Documentary programme.

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United States of Drinking

Food writer Josh Ozersky takes a trip around the United States, looking at how alcoholic beverages are created and how culture, science and history have influenced the nation's favourite drinks. He visits a moonshining operation in the Virginia hills and a distillery in Washington, DC, where National Museum of Natural History botanist Barrett Brooks gives him a lesson in the art and history of botanicals - once used to make medicine - which now help flavour gin.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 75 minutes (approx)

When is United States of Drinking next on TV?

It's next showing on Smithsonian January 21st, 11:00pm. See more...