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U.S. Presidents and their favorite drinks

Posted: 6:33 PM, Nov 19, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-20 02:46:46Z
If you could go out for drinks with any president of your choice, what would you order?
 
Mark Will-Weber, author of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking, recently sat down with Business Insider to discuss each Commander In Chief's favorite drink.
 
Here are a few key findings from the interview:
 
-Franklin Pierce was apparently the heaviest drinker in the White House. He died of liver cirrhosis at age 64. Conversely Abraham Lincoln drank the least.
 
-Richard Nixon enjoyed expensive bottles of Château Lafite Rothschild, though he would often serve cheaper wine to his guests
 
-John F. Kennedy's favorite drink was a Bloody Mary
 
-Ronald Reagan enjoyed Orange Blossom Specials (orange juice, vodka, and sweet vermouth)
 
-In spite of his "Frat Boy" reputation, George Bush never drank while in the Oval Office.
 
-Bill Clinton's favorite drink was a Snakebite (hard cider mixed with beer) while he was in college.
 
-Under Barack Obama, the White House brewed its own honey ale with beehives on the South Lawn. You can find the recipe here .