For all the hooch thrown back daily in Sin City, until fairly recently no whiskeys or other heady spirits had been produced here legally since Prohibition was repealed in 1933. This changed five years ago, thanks to George Racz.
It is a little house on a typical Las Vegas street. This is one of the city’s oldest residential neighborhoods, close to Downtown, and this house, like its neighbors, was built in 1950, when the town was still getting a reputation as the nation’s red-light district and the government still detonated nuclear weapons in the desert.
You’re skidding sideways in a car at high speed — wait, let’s see if we can better capture this experience in cold print: YOU’RE SKIDDING (white-knuckled …) *SIIIDEWAAAAAYS* (… while giggling …) AT high speed (… and laughing the whole ride)!!!!