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Party Like It’s 1933…It’s Repeal Day!

party like it's 1933

Today there is a reason to celebrate! Today is Repeal Day! Three weeks after taking office, Franklin Roosevelt signed an amendment rescinding the Volstead Act on December 5, 1933, which put an end to Prohibition. Prohibition lasted a long 13 years, 10 months, and 19 days. This was the only U.S. constitutional amendment ever rescinded.

Aren’t you glad we didn’t live back then? But how did we end up there in the first place?

Let’s take a look…

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Bourbon 101: Starting With the Basics

Some people think that bourbon and whiskey are the same thing, and the terms can be used interchangeably. Wrong. Bourbon and whiskey are NOT the same thing. In fact, there are very strict federal regulations for bourbon in order for it…