George Washington: Beer Guy

5 Boozy Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Our First President

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There’s no shortage of anecdotes about our first president’s honesty, courage, and general uprightness. Lesser known, but no less endearing, is his reputation as a home brewer and enthusiast¬†of quality beer. He frowned on drunkenness (we get it–who has time for a hangover when you’re running a brand-new country AND one of the most profitable whiskey distilleries in the nation?), but he could bend an elbow with the best of them.

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