Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Beer was freed today

Today in 1933, beer —or at least a small version thereof— became legal again in the USA.

On that day, Congress decreed —upon the urging of President Franklin D. Roosevelt— that beer of 3.2% alcohol or less should be considered non-intoxicating, and thus —even though Prohibition would not be repealed until December of that year— legal to manufacture and transport under the 18th Amendment.

Have a beer in celebration today —of any strength!

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