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What is “Five Fruits” in this 1920s cocktail recipe?

From Shake 'Em Up! A Handbook of Polite Drinking (1930), page 46: GIN PUNCH NUMBER ONE 2 quarts of grapefruit juice 2 quarts of gin and one quarter cup of Five Fruits or Grenadine ...
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Origin of the “lick, sip, suck” tequila shot technique

I was browsing through Here's How (1928), a Prohibition-era collection of cocktail recipes, and found something surprisingly familiar on page 48. The Swiss Itch Invented by one James Norton of ...
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Other than the USA, do any other countries have dry counties?

Other than the USA, do any other countries have dry counties? I understand that the term county may not exist in some counties, so one can adopt a different term that may be better suited for a ...
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Has Prohibition ever worked?

Historically, is there any case in which prohibition of alcohol has actually dissuaded its consumption? It failed miserably in the United States, for example...