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Happy 21st Amendment Day! Long Live Craft Beer! 1

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition in the United States! On December 5th 1933, Utah (ironic enough) was the final state to ratify the 21st Amendment, fulfilling the 1/3 majority vote needed for its passage. And thus, the 18th Amendment - banning the sale and manufacturing of alcohol - was repealed! […]

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Celebrating 75 years of Beer

The Volstead Act, also known as the National Prohibition Act, established the legal basis for the federal government to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within the United States and its territories. The bill was vetoed by President Woodrow Wilson but overridden […]