Presidential Cocktails

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It’s Presidents Day!

Not all of out Commanders-in-Chief have been drinkers but many (actually most) have. Several, such as Thomas Jefferson and George Washington ran distilleries as part of their households. After signing the Declaration of Independence, the delegates drank heavily. As they did back then. The trend continues today.  

Here’s some of the libations enjoyed by our presidents  

 A bit more …

FDR Portrait of a Drinking President from Modern Drunkard
Cigar Smoking President
See what the Queen of England drinks on Mental Floss!


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