10/14/1978: A Toast to Jimmy Carter

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10/14/1978: A Toast to Jimmy Carter

Post by wuertzBräu » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:46 am

On this day, 41 years ago, homebrewing was legalized! Everyone join me in toasting a pint of Homebrew in celebration!

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The 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, enacting prohibition in 1919, made homebrewing in the USA illegal. When the 21st Amendment repealed prohibition in 1933, language legalizing home beer making was mistakenly left out (home wine making was legalized at that time).

On October 14, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed H.R. 1337, which contained an amendment sponsored by Senator Alan Cranston creating an exemption from taxation for beer brewed at home for personal or family use. This exemption went into effect in February 1979.
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Re: 10/14/1978: A Toast to Jimmy Carter

Post by Jordan Fehr » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:54 am

As soon as I get off the road tonight I will toast with ya! Haha
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Re: 10/14/1978: A Toast to Jimmy Carter

Post by Jam095 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:37 pm

Cheers!
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