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Phoenix English pub offering Queen Elizabeth’s favorite drink

George and Dragon will supply the Queen’s favorite drink, Dubonnet and Gin, on Thursday, and plans to be open the day of the Queen’s funeral.

PHOENIX — David Wimberley mentioned Queen Elizabeth II was at all times Great Britain’s finest consultant to the world.

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability throughout a lot of a turbulent century, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96.

“It’s a sad day for everyone from our country,” Wimberley instructed 12News after information that the queen had died.

Wimberley is from England. He additionally owns George & Dragon: An English Pub in central Phoenix.

“She’s the longest-running Monarch,” he mentioned. “She’s probably one of the most respected Monarchs in the world. Everyone who ever met her just loved her. Doesn’t matter what party you are from, everyone loved the Queen.”

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Wimberley and his mom, Anne, had a dream to open up an English pub in Phoenix after shifting right here from throughout the pond. On February 15, 1995, that dream turned a actuality.

Wimberley mentioned George and Dragon will supply the Queen’s favorite drink, Dubonnet and Gin, on Thursday, and plans to be open the day of the Queen’s funeral for anybody who desires to collect and watch – it doesn’t matter what time the funeral takes place.

Wimberley mentioned the pub often doesn’t carry Dubonnet however, oddly, obtained a cargo the opposite day.

George and Dragon is situated at 4240 N Central Ave. in Phoenix.

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