Jan. 5-11: A Beer Empire, A Habit Explainer And A New Kind Of Warfare By editor • Jan 8, 2014 TweetShareGoogle+Email August A. Busch (center) and his sons, Adolphus III (left) and August Jr., seal the first case of beer off the Anheuser-Busch bottling plant line in St. Louis on April 7, 1933, when the sale of low-alcohol beers and wines was once again legal. Prohibition didn't officially end until Dec. 5 of that year. AP Originally published on January 8, 2014 10:31 am *Some of the language in the summaries above has been provided by publishers.Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.