Episode 80: Sin City, Alabama // Trouble at the Temple of Love

Patrice, Marleah and Courtney drink up the Light at the End of the Tunnel and talk about the Dixie Mafia, all the bodies in the Chattahootchie, and a firebombing, head-taking Florida cult.

Sin City, Alabama //

Church-going, community lovin’, bean snapping gangsters that brought $100 million (you read that right) to a little river town of Phenix City, Alabama. (Special thanks to Emma McQuiston!)

Trouble at the Temple of Love //

A guy who named himself Yahweh ben Yahweh drew followers to Miami from across the country, promising unity, brotherhood, and empowerment … but – SURPRISE! It’s a cult!!!!!



The Light at the End of the Tunnel

By Bartender Courtney

For the Ginger Turmeric Syrup:

  • 1/3 C ginger root cubed into 1/8″ pieces
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/3 C raw honey
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 2 C water
  • dash of black pepper

Bring all these ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer until syrupy. Strain into mason jar.


  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • 2 oz Ginger Turmeric Syrup
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1-1/2 oz orange juice
  • thyme for garnish


  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake and strain into a glass with ice cubes.
  3. Garnish with thyme sprig.
  4. Enjoy your completely healthy anti-inflammatory cocktail!
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