In 1933 the House passed the ‘Cullen Act’; although not a complete repeal of prohibition it amended the Volstead Act (prohibition’s definition) by redefining alcohol content in beer as up to a limit of 3.2%. This was another of the significant steps toward adoption of the 21st amendment.

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Copyright Gregg Smith – His latest book “American Beer History” is available on Amazon