After Prohibition was repealed in 1933, how did the American Yuengling Brewery, the country’s oldest brewing company, celebrate?

Answer: It brewed a special ‘Winners Beer’, and even delivered a truckload to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the White House. FDR did not drink the beer, however, rather passing it to the Washington press corps, who reportedly received the offering with gratitude. The president, instead, preferred to celebrate the end of Prohibition with a cocktail, no doubt made with his favourite Argentinian vermouth.

Source: Yuengling by Mark A. Noon

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