12/04/2012 09:48 am ET Updated Feb 03, 2013

5 Cocktails For Repeal Day

For more than a dozen years starting in 1920, our nation's drinking dried up (well, aside from secret speakeasies, bathtub distilling and cross-country bootlegging), until the passing of the 21st amendment, which effectively ended the era of Prohibition. This Wednesday, December 5, marks the 79th anniversary of Repeal Day, and America's drinks landscape has never been more delicious. So this week we're celebrating our right to raise a glass with five Prohibition era-inspired sippers.

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5 Cocktails For Repeal Day