When:
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 6:30p -
8:00p

Where:
The West End Museum
150 Staniford St, Suite 7
Boston, MA 02114

Admission:
$10

Categories:
Alcohol, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
http://thewestendmuseum.org/events/author-talk-drinking-boston-a-history-of-the-city-and-its-spirits/

The Ward 8 is known as the cocktail invented in Boston to honor Martin Lomasney of the West End. That’s the legend. The truth is a bit more complicated, but no less intoxicating. Stephanie Schorow unravels the the political skullduggery and drinking habits and customs of the late 19th Century that set the stage for the creation of this cocktail and how its invention fits into the cultural and political landscape of the city.

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20/11/2013 18:30:00 20/11/2013 20:00:00 15 Discussion with the author of Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits The Ward 8 is known as the cocktail invented in Boston to honor Martin Lomasney of the West End. That’s the legend. The truth is a bit more complicated, but no less intoxicating. Stephanie Schorow ... The West End Museum, Boston, MA 02114 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit