Historical Drinking Stories That Put Yours to Shame

Quote, “A series of bartenders actually paddled around [a garden fountain, filled with 250 gallons of brandy, 125 gallons of Malaga wine, 1,400 pounds of sugar, 2,500 lemons, 20 gallons of lime juice, and 5 pounds of nutmeg] in a small wooden canoe, filling up guests’ cups.” Drinking stories from history that put all of yours to shame.