Did Bush Fall Off Wagon?
President spotted sipping Peruvian cocktail at Lima summit
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 28, 2008 4:36 AM CST
Peru's President Alan Garcia, left, and Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso, laugh while drinking Pisco sours, a traditional Peruvian cocktail, at the government palace in Lima last week.   (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
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(Newser) – President Bush's teetotalism may not be as total as thought, Gawker writes. On his recent visit to Peru for the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Summit, the president—who quit drinking 22 years ago—reportedly joined other world leaders in knocking back Pisco sour cocktails. The country's national drink is made with egg whites, lemon—and Peruvian brandy.