Alabama is home to the largest cast-iron statue in the world. Alabama is home to the only bookstores in the world that only sells signed copies. Alabama is the only state to have an alcoholic beverage as its official drink: Conecuh Ridge Whiskey. Countryaah.com: Offers a full list of nationwide and statewide holidays in Alabama starting from January 1st – New Year’s Day. Also covers the most recent three years of public holidays within the state of Alabama.