When alcohol is your religion, then no law of man can stop you from drinking.
The man who never surrendered and inspired Britain and half the world to defeat Hitler while on a martini diet. Upon one arrival at the White House, he told the butler, “I must have a tumbler of sherry in my room before breakfast, a couple of glasses of scotch and soda before lunch, and Champagne and 90-year-old brandies before I go to sleep at night.”
A Churchill martini
Churchill liked his martinis dry. Allegedly, instead of placing vermouth with his gin, he would nod in the direction of France in respect of its absence.
3 ounces Plymouth gin
Pour gin over ice into a mixing glass. Stir and strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an olive.
Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are drunk.
Churchill: And you, madam, are ugly. But in the morning, I shall be sober.