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December 1933

21st Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Ended


December 5, 2017 marks 84 years since the United States ratified the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and paved the way for the modern three-tier beverage alcohol system.

WSWA logo

The logo represents WSWA's role as the central "link" or "hub" of the three-tier distribution system. The beige mark is derived from an early chemistry symbol from the Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms as a sign for eau de vie, i.e. wine, spirit, alcohol.