Top 10 drinkers and abstainers from political history

23rd June, 2017 by admin

…By contrast, former UK prime minister Winston Churchill was a legendary drinker. There is much debate around whether he was an alcoholic or if he merely drank a lot – whichever it was, he seemed able to keep his wits firmly about him. He summed up his relationship by saying, “I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me”. His favourite tipples included whisky, Martini cocktails, Pol Roger Champagne and brandy.

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