18th Amendment and national Prohibition goes into effect.
75th Anniversary Timeline
For 75 years, the National Beer Wholesalers Association has proudly represented the interests of America’s independent beer distributors. Today, America’s 3,300 beer distributors – and their 130,000 employees – are part of an effective system that provides tremendous variety to consumers; generates healthy competition; helps brewers and importers of all sizes grow; and balances a robust marketplace with public safety. Cheers to 75 more great years!