Alcohol Policy


Harbor Springs Festival of the Book Newsletter – September 2020
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Harbor Springs Festival of the Book:

Meet Jarrett Dieterle

Jarrett Dieterle is the nation’s leading alcohol policy expert, the editor in chief of, a drinks columnist…

, The Speakeasy
Podcast: There Oughta be a Law!
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Speakeasy:

Why is Kahlua stronger in Ohio? Why is beer warmer in Indiana? Why do drinks look like they’re being made behind a weird, blurry pane of glass in Utah? Tackling these…

Cheers to Markets for Sustainable Drinks
Devin Hartman

I recently swung by my favorite D.C. brewery, Hellbender, to replenish my home stockpile of delicious, eco-responsible brew (how else does one beat a pandemic?). While I was there, the staff…

Ten Reforms to Spur Coronavirus Recovery
Shoshana Weissmann

From the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project:
IX. Eliminate or Reform Food and Alcohol Industry Regulation
By Shoshana Weissmann
During the coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent…

, Carolina Journal
Video: R Street Institute’s Jarrett Dieterle discusses book ‘Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink!’
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Carolina Journal:

Jarrett Dieterle, director of commercial freedom at the R Street Institute, discusses themes from his book Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink! 65 Cocktails to Protest…

, Fountain Bookstore
Video: Jarrett Dieterle Book Launch: Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink!
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Fountain Bookstore:

R Street Institute Senior Fellow and editor Jarrett Dieterle has written a book about America’s craziest alcohol laws. Give Me Liberty and Give Me a…

The Right to Drink Episode 1: Why Your Craft Cocktail Should Cost $4
William Gray & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Christine was about three quarters down the path of opening Silverback [distillery] when reality started to sink in. Operating a distillery in Virginia was going to be a lot different than she…

The Right to Drink—A New Podcast from the R Street Institute and
William Gray

Prohibition may have been 100 years ago, but some of the craziest booze laws on the books still get in the way of Americans enjoying the right to produce, consume and sell the booziest…

, Whiskycast
Podcast: Laws That Might Make You Want a Drink (Episode 835: September 6, 2020)
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Whiskycast:

Whisky and other alcoholic beverages are some of the most regulated consumer products in the world, and let’s be honest…not all of those laws and regulations make a lot of…

, Drinks Reform
Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink!
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Do you like cocktails? Do you like freedom?
DrinksReform editor Jarrett Dieterle has written a whole book about both! Due out September 15, Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink! is a rollicking,…