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Thursday, December 5, 2013
RETRO FILES / REBIRTH OF THE AMERICAN SALOON
McSorley’s Bar, New York City, 1912 painted by John Sloan
Prohibition repealed, Dec. 5, 1933
THIS DAY IN BREW HISTORY / DECEMBER 5, 1933—On this day ended the period from 1920 to 1933 when
the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by the 18th
constitutional amendment known as the Volstead Act.
amendment repealed the era known as prohibition.Unknown saloon scene captures the mood of
the country after hearing news of the repeal.