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John Barleycorn Lives, Part 2

Last night…I took visiting friend and researcher Carl Carlson-Drexler to Bayou Bistro after a long day looking at Civil War-related sites in Hempstead and Nevada Counties… ¬†and I bought my first legal Magnolia beer! I said I would believe it when I saw it so…John Barley Corn Lives!

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John Barleycorn Lives!

“Prohibition officially ends in Magnolia next week”…these words were met with thunderous applause by those present…the words were even more humorous as they were spoken by Ben Johnson, historian and author of John Barleycorn Must Die: The War Against Drink in Arkansas (The companion book to the Old State House Museum exhibit linked to at […]

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