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Fascinating Facts About Queen Elizabeth

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8. She Enjoys Her Beverages
It was once reported that the Queen's daily alcohol intake was as follows: A gin and Dubonnet, with a slice of lemon and ice before lunch; followed by wine with lunch; and a dry martini plus a glass of champagne in the evening.

The Queen's former chef later clarified that she loves a good gin and tonic, but doesn't actually drink four adult beverages per day.