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“When he repaired to the Market House for a drink, instead of the ‘refreshing beer of Old England’, he engaged in ‘that frightfully pernicious habit of the colony, drinking rum neat out of wine glasses’.’’

Author Alexander Harris on an 1826 visit to Sydney
Quoted in One Continuous Picnic – A Gastronomic History of Australia
Michael Symons (2007)

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