Category: Liquor Laws

Laughable Liquor Laws: How Cool Is Your Beer?

The end of Prohibition was formalized in December of 1933 with the 21st Amendment ratification.  Unfortunately, Oklahoma failed to receive that memo as Prohibition remained in place for Oklahomans until 1959.  Even until 1984, it was illegal to offer liquor by the drink.   More recently last year, Oklahomans returned to the voting both for the […]

Laughable Liquor Laws: Virginia Draws the Line at Sangria

Prohibition officially ended in the United States on Dec 5, 1933 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment.   Virginia responded the following year by establishing the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and legalizing the consumption of beverages with up to 3.2% alcohol content.  However, those rebel legislators would liberalize liquor laws only so much.   […]