In the more than two-hundred-year history of the American presidency, there has been one element present in each and every administration: alcohol.
In the beginning, there was George Washington, who sold whiskey distilled at Mount Vernon and preferred to quaff a well-crafted port. More than two hundred years later, Barack Obama beckoned some master brewers to advise his White House staff on how to make mouth-watering batches of White House Honey Ale with a key ingredient from Michelle Obama's beehives.
And then there was the matter of the forty-two other gentlemen in between...
Journalist Mark Will-Weber strolls through our country's memorable moments—from the Founding Fathers to the days of Prohibition, from impeachment hearings to diplomatic negotiations—and the role that a good stiff drink played in them in his new book, Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking.
So grab a cocktail and turn the pages of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt for a unique and entertaining look into the liquor cabinets and the beer refrigerators of the White House. Cheers!
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|Size: ||794 KB|
|Publisher: ||Regnery History|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781621572435 (DRM-EPUB)|
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