Great Men And Their Tipples

The weapons of choice of some of history's tallest figures

Every man has a drink of choice, even the ones of legend.

Here are 18 great men and their go-to refreshment.


1 | Benjamin Franklin - Madeira Wine

2 | Oscar Wilde - Absinthe

3 | F Scott Fitzgerald - Gin Rickey

4 | William Faulkner - Mint Julep

5 | Ernest Hemingway - Mojito


6 | Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Gin Martini


7 | Winston Churchill - Pol Roger Champagne


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8 | Raymond Chandler - Gimlet


9 | John Steinbeck - Jack Rose


10 | Orson Welles - Negroni


11 | John Wayne - Sauza Commemorativo Tequila


12 | Jack Kerouac - Margarita


13 | Frank Sinatra - Jack Daniel's Whiskey


14 | Don Draper - Old Fashioned


15 | James Bond - Vesper Martini


16 | Truman Capote - Screwdriver

17 | Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski - White Russian

18 | Homer Simpson - Duff Beer

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