Carrie Amelia Moore Nation (November 25, 1846 – June 9, 1911) was an American woman who was a radical member of the temperance movement, which opposed alcohol before the advent of Prohibition. She is particularly noteworthy for promoting her viewpoint through vandalism. Nation frequently attacked the property of alcohol-serving establishments (most often taverns) with a hatchet. Recently, Nation's behavior has inspired fiction writers as well as an opera composer. Nation was a relatively large woman, almost 6 feet (180 cm) tall and weighing 175 pounds (79 kg), with a stern countenance. She described herself as "a bulldog running along at the feet of Jesus, barking at what He doesn't like," and claimed a divine ordination to promote temperance by destroying bars. In the spirit of fun and irony, Carrie Nation Cocktail club opened its doors under the same identity as the hatchet wielding prohibition advocate. Luckily for us, that was shortlived. As Boston's premiere cocktail club, we carry premium and local spirits while only using the freshest ingredients to prepare turn of the century classics, and to create fun and contemporary takes on those same classics. All of our mixes, juices squeezed fresh daily in house and our homemade bitters demonstrate our commitment to craft cocktails and the art of mixology. For a truly elegant and refined experience, please join us and see what the buzz is all about!
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