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FriendOfTheDevil Dec 5, 2012 10:43 AM

Prohibition was repealed...

I'd say that deserves one tonight in celebration.

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  1. JMF Dec 5, 2012 02:11 PM

    I'll toast to that. With some rum I made in my last distillery. Back during the end of Prohibition, from 6/1932-6/1934, my great grandfather was Seattle Chief of Police. On Repeal Day he celebrated with a bottle in hand.

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      nickls Dec 5, 2012 12:11 PM

      I'd raise a glass to that. Perhaps a Scofflaw is in order tonight.

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        INDIANRIVERFL Dec 5, 2012 12:04 PM

        Not everybody celebrated. My Grandfather shut down his 5 gallon still that made Kirschwasser, kummel, and other central european brandies that the major bootleggers did not make. But they still got a cut. In the Austin area of Chicago.

        He finally went back to working 5 days a week instead of 3 or 4 after the war started in 1939.

        Mom always said she and her brother were some of the best dressed at school.

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