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Holiday Tea Parties & Temperance in the 1800s

by Luke Pabst

In the late 1700s and 1800s, alcohol consumption in the UK was widespread and rowdy. Gin and beer were England’s go-to liquid consumables at the time, tag-teaming the Victorian’s into a perpetual drunkenness. But along came the steaming glorious savior, that cheap precious drink of a divine nature itself, which we so heartily refer to as Tea.

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