Bourbon country is dry
Kentucky is the home of bourbon, and tourists flock to check out the historic distilleries… but not drink at them, since most are in dry counties. The state's recently allowed you to take little sips, but any hopes of behaving like Hunter S. Thompson on Raoul Duke's home turf is out of the question.
You can drink publicly in Georgia, but you can't show it
Technically, it's up to the cities of Georgia to regulate open container laws. But in many towns, you can walk around drinking whatever you want, as long as you don't start stumbling and slurring about how the North will rise again, or something.