On December 5th, 1933 the Federal prohibitionary laws were repealed when three quarters of the states ratified the 21st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
This Friday, the 75th Repeal Day, join me in a toast to our brewers, vintners, distillers, distributors, publicans, bartenders, waitrons, and friends.
Imbibe Unfiltered, the blog of Imbibe Magazine, has rounded up Repeal Day celebrations and deals throughout the country. The Portland entries:
Try a flight of Manhattans—applejack, bourbon and rye—for $9, or sample one individually for $3. A variety of pre-Prohibition cocktails will also be available.
Send them an e-mail for the password that will grant you access to this bar’s top-secret Repeal Day cocktail menu.
Also (via Around the Sun), McMenamins and Dewar’s present a free show at the Bagdad Theatre:
REPEAL DAY CELEBRATION 2008! LANGHORNE SLIM with Fogatron, Flappers, Firedancers & More.
Um, third booze post in a row, Dave?