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‘Utah Booze News’ podcast: Celebrate Repeal Day with a shot of history and answers to your liquor questions

(The Salt Lake Tribune) The front page of The Salt Lake Tribune in 1933, when the state cast the deciding vote ending Prohibition.

Utah — one of the most conservative states in the nation — cast the deciding vote, on Dec. 5, 1933, repealing the 21st Amendment and ending Prohibition.

On this episode of the “Utah Booze News" podcast, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Kathy Stephenson and Fox 13′s Ben Winslow talk about the significance of Repeal Day — both past and present.

Attorney Tanner Lenart explains why we need liquor laws and answers listener questions. Del Vance, owner of the Salt Lake City’s Beerhive Pub and author of “Beer in the Beehive,” takes us back to the 1930s and Utah’s role in the failed experiment. Listen here.

Also get an update on Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, the latest rare liquor drawing at the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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