The Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted in Congress on March 21, 1933 and signed by FDR the next day. The act legalized 3.2% abv beer, and wine with similarly low alcohol content. The law went into effect on April 7, 1933.
This day in drink history marks the 81st anniversary of the end of the alcohol prohibition in America!
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