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Every U.S. President’s Taste in Alcohol, Ranked

Every U.S. President’s Taste in Alcohol, Ranked

Let’s put policy aside and get down to brass tacks: How well did our presidents know their way around a good drink? I consulted Mark Will-Weber’s guide to learn about favorite Oval Office libations, and this definitive* ranking will tell you who’s best to hang with at a party. (*Just kidding, it’s completely subjective. Come […]

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If You’re a Patriot, You Should Be Drinking Madeira This Weekend

If You’re a Patriot, You Should Be Drinking Madeira This Weekend

It’s President’s Day weekend and we all know what that means: Three. Day. Weekend. President’s Day is the federal holiday we celebrate on the third Monday in February to honor George Washington’s birthday, though the holiday’s significance has shifted to include all of our nation’s presidents. For such a patriotic weekend, we’re raising a glass of the […]

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One U.S. President Threw  The Rager Of The Century

One U.S. President Threw The Rager Of The Century

Your parents leave town for the weekend. You hold a rager. There’s some property damage and possibly a smattering of human sick on your mother’s white microfiber carpet. Don’t feel ashamed. It happens to all of us. Even presidents. Andrew Jackson—founder of the Democratic Party, hero of the 1812 Battle of New Orleans, nicknamed after […]

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On President’s Day, 8 Ways To Drink Like The Presidents Even If You’re Stuck At Work

On President’s Day, 8 Ways To Drink Like The Presidents Even If You’re Stuck At Work

President’s Day is a holiday that has lost some of its luster over the years. The day was originally designed to commemorate George Washington’s birthday, and it was moved in the late 1960s under “The Uniform Monday Holiday Act” so we could have more three-day weekends…well, or at least so that government workers could have […]

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George Washington: A Profile In Wine, Beer & Whiskey

George Washington: A Profile In Wine, Beer & Whiskey

America’s first President, like many of the Founding Fathers, was both a drinker and a maker of drinks. In honor of President’s Day, we present five essential booze-filled facts any wine, beer or booze-loving American should know about President George Washington. Madeira: The First President’s Favorite Drink Like many other colonial-era and then early Americans, Washington […]

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