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Friday, May 18, 2012

Quality Booze - 1927

 As it happens, Minot bootleggers in the fall of 1927 made the mistake of selling some of their liquor to a couple of federal agents which resulted in their arrest. A chemist, employed by the government was assigned the task of analyzing the alcohol samples in the bottles that were purchased. According to the chemist, the alcohol obtained in Minot tested higher as to quality than any other intoxicating beverages obtained in other cities throughout the country. At least the bootleggers in Minot were supplying their customers with a god product, not watered down. Picture is of the sign that was placed on any businesses caught selling illegal alcohal.

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