Warning: Use of undefined constant style - assumed 'style' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/boozenews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/boozenews/functions.php on line 244

Tag Archives: John Adams

• Interesting History: Liquor Was A Big Part Of Early America

Interesting History: Liquor Was A Big Part Of Early America

You know George Washington and John Hancock as Founding Fathers. But what about George Washington, successful whiskey distiller? Or John Hancock, fortified wine importer? Turns out some of that patriotic spirit came in bottles. “I was surprised at how much people drank,” says Corin Hirsch, who chronicled the drinking habits of colonial-era Americans in her […]

• Did you know that children on the Mayflower drank beer?

Did you know that children on the Mayflower drank beer?

There was a time in this country‚Äôs history when children swigged beer; rum and whiskey were preferred over hard currency; and a president of the United States, John Adams, was known to start his day by knocking back a tankard of hard cider. (He lived to be 90 years old.) Americans in the early 19th […]