A blind pig, also known as a blind tiger. The name originated in the United States in the 1800s, when blue laws restricted the sale of alcoholic beverages. A blue law is a type of law in the United States and Canada designed to enforce moral standards particularly the observance of Sunday as a day of worship A saloonkeeper would charge customers to see an attraction (such as an animal), and provide a "complimentary" alcoholic beverage, thus circumventing the law.
It was during the years of prohibition that blind pigs were most common in the U. Prohibition of alcohol, often referred to simply as prohibition, also known as Noble Experiment, refers to a Sumptuary law which prohibits Alcohol S.
Estimates of the number of blind pigs in some major U. S. cities in the mid-1920s are:
The blind pig is a classic example of black market economics, and with the end of prohibition in 1933 most blind pigs had to either become legitimate establishments or close shop. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The City of New York Common current examples of the blind pig include the after hours club and the keg party. An afterhour club, in North America and Europe, in general refers to a Nightclub which is open past the designated Curfew for clubs which serve A party is a Social gathering for Celebration and Recreation.
A blind pig differs from a speakeasy primarily in that it was essentially a "drinking only" establishment, whereas a speakeasy frequently offered music, dancing and a wide selection of food, too. A speakeasy was an establishment that surreptitiously sold Alcoholic beverages during the period of United States history known as Prohibition (1920-1933