Posted by: Matt Browner Hamlin | December 5, 2012

Happy Repeal Day!

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Via The Lively Morgue:

Dec. 21, 1933: From the Mid-Week Pictorial. Americans visiting Paris celebrated the end of Prohibition in the United States in a “real two-fisted manner,” its original caption stated.

I’m not sure why Americans abroad waited 16 days to celebrate the end of Prohibition, but it sure looks like they had a good time.

Be sure to raise a glass in honor of the 21st Amendment today.

Update:

Here’s a good video on Green Hat Gin and some history from Prohibition in our nation’s capitol:

 

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