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 Posted: Fri Nov 2nd, 2012 01:43 am
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I often wondered what kind of liqueur he drank!



 Posted: Fri Nov 2nd, 2012 02:31 am
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Old Blu-

  Perhaps this will foster further speculation:

http://www.fohbc.org/PDF_Files/USGrant_JSullivan.pdf



 Posted: Fri Nov 2nd, 2012 09:01 am
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I tried Old Crow while reading Grant's memoirs. Pure rot gut. It doesn't hold a candle to Beam. In those days there wasn't any nation wide brands was there?



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He probably drank Bonded's 1851 when he could afford it.



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Old Blu wrote: I often wondered what kind of liqueur he drank!


Yeah, supposedly so did Lincoln, at least in sarcastic dismissal of a group of men bringing to him another dreary "Grant was drunk" story.  He probably didn't actually make the comment, though.



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