Bootleggers, Speakeasies and Butterscotch Hot Buttered Rum

It’s only fitting that today is National Bootlegger Day and Hot Buttered Rum Day. After all, it’s the birthday of Templeton Rye Whiskey and Al Capone. Probation gave rise to the Mafia, Rum-Runners and Moonshiners.

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The Feast of Saint Anthony and Hot Buttered Rum

January 17th is the Feast of Saint Anthony the Abbot and the blessing of domestic animals. Saint Anthony the Abbot was a hermit-saint in the fourth century who died in the deserts of Egypt.

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