POLL: How much do you drink?

posted 1 year ago in The Lounge
  • poll: How many drinks do you have a week on average?
    1-5 : (208 votes)
    71 %
    6-10 : (51 votes)
    17 %
    11+ : (36 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
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    1111 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2017

    I used to be a wild college girl. But now, notsomuch. I love Riesling, G&Ts and Mojitos. In that order. 

    Post # 4
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    9617 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2016

    I don’t drink often. Probably once or twice a month. I’m trying to lose 70 lbs (I’m down 20 so far!) and the calories just aren’t worth it. When I do drink it’s usually just a glass of red wine. On vacation I typically drink quite a bit more but in my regular day-to-day I don’t drink much.

    My husband probably has 3-4 drinks a week on average. He’ll occasionally have a beer at night when we are just hanging out after work and he usually orders a beer or when we go out.

    Post # 5
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    2820 posts
    Sugar bee

    I am probably on the heavier side of the drinkers!! I normally have 1-2 beers on average each weeknight. On the weekend I’ll probably have like 8 drinks on average overall? Either two nights of a getting a bit tipsy, or one bigger night and then a rest. Sometimes more, sometimes less depending on what’s going on.

    So i guess on average that’s.. around 15? Oh boy… 10 – 20 is probably pretty standard with my friends and family though and we’re all reasonably successful office professionals with otherwise healthy lifestyles. 

    Favourite drinks: IPA, bourbon sours, red wine (but avoid it because of the hangovers 🙁 ) 

    Post # 6
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    338 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2016

    I’ve never been much of a drinker. I was “straight edge” as a teen and didn’t have my first drink until 21. I can count the times I’ve been drunk on one hand. That being said, I do enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail to “wind down” after a long day. This is maybe once a week, and only one drink. If I go out to eat I might order a drink on the weekends.

    My drinks of choice are old fashioneds (anything with whiskey I adore), margaritas in the summer, I also like Moscow mules.

    Post # 8
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    4526 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    morethanyesterday :  I’ve never really ever had more than 3 standard drinks on a night out  even in my party days. I do remember a holiday with a friend where we had a cocktail, four gin and tonics and half a bottle of champagne each in 4 hours.We were on holiday and the hotel room was spinning that night …. Never again.😨

    These days hubby and I will do a cocktail or two once a week. A negroni and a Tom Collins are the faves at the moment. I might have a champagne or wine when out but I’m usually designated driver so its a lemon lime bitter instead most times. If I have 3 drinks a week, it’s a rare week.

    Post # 9
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    7384 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    This varies quite a bit based on if we go out over the weekend. During the work week I would say 1-5 but weekends can go from 0 to ten real fast depending on what we’re doing.

    ETA: drink of choice is usually beer. We have a ton of breweries nearby and I love trying the new stuff they come out with. 

    Post # 10
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    706 posts
    Busy bee

    wolfeyes :  I’m on the heavier side of drinkers too..

    I have 1-2 beers a night during the week, more on weekends, especially in the summer when I hang out on my patio in the sun. We always have a growler in the fridge.

    Drink of choice is beer, usually a hefeweizen, sore or something new (I try a new beer almost every time I go to the liquor store) or wine with dinner. 

    Post # 11
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    429 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2017 - Canvas Event Space

    I chose the first option but honestly, it really just depends on the week for me lol

    Sometimes I’ll go a couple weeks without having one at all and then some weeks I’ll have a beer after work, a couple at a concert and/or a glass of wine if I go out for dinner. 

    My drink of choice is beer (IPAs, especially session IPAs are my faves!) and typically I go to multiple beerfests a year so that will usually bring the weekly average up… quite a bit lol. 

    Post # 12
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    2917 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2018

    I am on the heavier side of drinking as well but trying to cut it down also because of calories. Fiance and I definitely enjoy a drink or two to wind down after working and working out everyday! I voted for the 11+, it varies depending on what we have going on during the weekends. I love wine, especially dry white wine but because of the sugar and calories I’ve given that up and switched to vodka (titos) and soda. 

    Post # 13
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    254 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2018

    I’m in college now and I really only drink socially, and when I do it’s one or two. I’ve just never really cared about alcohol all that much. Never felt the pull as a teenager. I don’t hate it, I’m just not crazy about it. 

    Post # 14
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    1038 posts
    Bumble bee

    I drink at holiday family parties, and on vacations.  Maybe on a rare occasion at a dinner out, but only if something particularly interests me or someone has ordered bottle service  So 3-4 drinks, every 5-7 months, max?  That doesn’t seem to be an option on your poll, not a big drinker in general.

    Post # 15
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    6443 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I probably have 1 drink every few months.  Not a big drinker over here.

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