In pictures: state leaders drinking beer


Politicians are also humans, so they don't stay away from human interests.

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel are the biggest fans of beer. Besides, the German Chancellor heads the army of beer fans - German officials, who can't imagine their lives without beer.


The U.S. President doesn't like drinking alone either.

Obama loves irish beer and celebrates the St.Patrick's Day only with it!

Many American politicians want to be closer to the people. Ex-Presidents of the United States George Bush-junior and Bill Clinton, with beer. Next picture - Ronald Reagan celebrating St. Patrick's Day back in 1988...

Bill Clinton with U.S. football captain Carlos Bocanegro.

The ex-First Lady, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

However, beer is not the key to success. Less popular American politicians like beer, too - presidential candidates John Kerry and Rick Santorum. However, it doesn't make them more successful.

April 1997, Tony Blair is a newly elected Prime Minister of Britain. He is holding a glass of beer specially brewed for him in each hand - "Blair Brew".

President of the beer country - the Czech Republic - Václav Klaus can't help liking beer.

Ex-President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers, also with beer! 

Russian President Vladimir Putin:

What does Alyaksandr Lukashenka drink?

Euroradio didn't find pictures of the Belarusian leader with beer, despite trying so hard. Alyaksandr Lukashenka drinks champagne at the official events:


In the famous video showing Alyaksandr Lukashenka celebrating Victoria Azaranka's victory in the Australian Open, he asks for a ... cup of tea! Also with the people, but in an original way!