How to drink like the queen

Cape Town – Who would’ve thought that Queen Elizabeth aka Britain’s longest reigning monarch likes a drink...or four to get through the day?

Yes, that’s right, according to the queen’s cousin Margaret Rhodes, HM’s alcohol intake never changes.

So, what exactly does it take to drink like a queen?

Well, in a recently resurfaced article on The Independent, Margaret says the queen likes to start her mid-morning off with a little gin and Dubonnet on the rocks finished with a slice of lemon.

Lunch time is wine o’clock, followed by a dry Martini in the afternoon. 

And to end the day, a sparkling glass of champagne.

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As per UK alcohol unit guidelines, weekly alcohol consumption should be kept at 14 units per week on a regular basis.

The queen’s daily intake puts her at 6 units per day which would make her a ‘binge drinker’ by government standards but who is really even counting.

And as for Prince Philip, he likes to keep it simple with beer.

Cheers to that!

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