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Bez

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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #660 on: January 04, 2017, 22:34:27 PM »

Total : 1529 (a big 12% swing up from 2015, which was 1359)
Average per day : 4.19


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Your highest daily total indicates that you drink on far more days than i do !
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #661 on: January 06, 2017, 16:45:03 PM »
Yes.
I note the volume of alcoholic beverage imbibed and the alcoholic strength of said beverage to calculate my total. Most of my drinking is done at home, so the alcoholic strength used is correct. The quantity is also bang on if I am drinking bottle beer and if I have a glass of Port or Sherry - the glass is filled - sharing a bottle of wine with the wife is slightly different, but two 125ml glasses tend to send her to sleep so I reckon on 500ml per bottle for me.

Drinking outside of home is a bit hazier, but as far as possible I can recall quantities drunk and what beers they were which means I can look up their strength on the internet :)

Exactly that. After 9 years, we've got good systems in place :)

Drinking at home makes it easier too; you can go through the recycling bin and grab the units/ABV quantities off the side of the bottles/tins! ;)

I like the annual visits to this thread now, no-one tends to judge or comment; it's just fringe bit of fun associated with the slightly more serious matter of watching what you drink.
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #662 on: January 06, 2017, 16:47:38 PM »
:o

Your highest daily total indicates that you drink on far more days than i do !

Yeah, I noticed that too... in 2016 I spent more weekday evenings just having a bottle of beer watching TV (a habit I need to get out of). I used to maintain a pretty good regime of no alcohol Mon - Thurs, then binge drinking Fri - Sun ;) My monthly graph would look like a flight of steps!
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #663 on: January 08, 2017, 23:18:31 PM »
Yeah, I noticed that too... in 2016 I spent more weekday evenings just having a bottle of beer watching TV (a habit I need to get out of). I used to maintain a pretty good regime of no alcohol Mon - Thurs, then binge drinking Fri - Sun ;) My monthly graph would look like a flight of steps!

I just counted up my units for Sat (spent celebrating Pudders' birthday in Witney....that's certainly put a dent in my monthly alloweance...
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #664 on: January 09, 2017, 11:45:14 AM »
I just counted up my units for Sat (spent celebrating Pudders' birthday in Witney....that's certainly put a dent in my monthly alloweance...

And we have an SS meet on 4th Feb to consider  ;D
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #665 on: January 09, 2017, 14:26:44 PM »
And we have an SS meet on 4th Feb to consider  ;D

Different month  ;)
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #666 on: January 10, 2018, 08:11:07 AM »
Annual stats for 2017 completed this morning....

Annual total : 1302 (up 105 on last year)
Monthly average : 108.5
Daily average : 3.56  - inside my target of 4, but up on last year
"Best" month : 159 in July. Battlefields tour with Pudders and summer holiday
"Worst" month : 81 in Jan 7 Oct
Most consecutive dry days :12 in January - early February
Most consecutive wet days : 13 in July - Aug, summer hols
Highest single day : 27.2  - Pudders birthday in Witney in January.

Pudders seems to appear twice in the summary, I think I need a new mate....
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #667 on: January 10, 2018, 08:26:42 AM »
Saturday should start the year off well  ;D

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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #668 on: January 10, 2018, 08:38:36 AM »
25 last Sat while with Puds....more to come this weekend
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #669 on: January 10, 2018, 11:49:50 AM »
I'm a moderate drinker these days but I must admit I hammered it over the hols. In the period from Xmas Eve to New Year's Eve I managed a bottle of Jim Beam, a bottle of some single malt I've forgotten the name of (it was a present), a half bottle of Glenlivet, six or seven 330ml bottles of beer, a few glasses of wine and about half a bottle of Baileys.

Oh yes and a pint (I'd actually ordered a half) of some sort of amber ale product at a pub in Ashby, which unusually, I found quite pleasant.

Back to rather moderate drinking again now. A small port in the afternoon occasionally, and a couple of San Miguels at the weekend.

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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #670 on: January 10, 2018, 13:50:24 PM »
I had a relatively 'dry' Xmas myself. Had around five pints on both the Friday before Xmas and Xmas Eve. On Xmas day none passed my lips as I had to drive. Boxing Day at the in-laws, I consumed four bottles of Timothy Taylor Landlord but tbh it was hard work and not that enjoyable. The thing is, I'm not one for drinking at home. I received a couple of bottles of Hobgoblin from the local brewery as a Xmas present but they'll probably go unopened for months (in fact, last week I had to chuck a bottle of Leffe and a bottle of Timmy Taylor as they were beyond the 'consume by' date).
I just don't enjoy drinking, unless it's in a pub - any pub! There's something about the environment that allows me to really enjoy alcohol in a pub setting, probably the social aspect. There's a joy in chatting to others whilst getting slowly inebriated that both me and the Mrs really appreciate. I can't imagine I'd be interested in doing the same without the company of an alcoholic beverage somehow. I'm probably socially deficient in some way  :-\
As for counting units, it would probably detract from my enjoyment, suffice to say, it would probably indicate that I am a classic binge-drinker, although I rarely get hammered. Seven pints would be a 'big night' but would be incident-free (probably write-off the following day though!).
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #671 on: January 10, 2018, 14:16:50 PM »
This sums my situation up nowadays: when some friends came over for dinner on Saturday 23rd December I bought 8 tins of Kronenbourg for myself; there are 2 of those still stood unopened in the fridge.  :-\
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #672 on: January 10, 2018, 14:46:57 PM »
None passed my lips, but I got through a packet of Rizlas!
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #673 on: January 10, 2018, 18:16:32 PM »
I probably have 2 gins every night at home with only the odd day off. Not sure if that’s a problem. Don’t go out binge drinking in pubs though.
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Re: Alcohol Units
« Reply #674 on: January 11, 2018, 00:30:47 AM »

As a gentleman of leisure, I appear to have turned into an alcoholic  :o  Rather than more binges there seems to have been more small drinks, a bottle of beer, a whisky or a glass of wine in the evening. Determined to get this down below 1500 this year. Watch this space ...

Yearly Total : 1834 (260 more than last year  :-\  )
Average per day : 5.03
Average per week : 35.27
‘Best’ Month : 168.4 (November)
‘Worst Month’ : 115 (Both August & September )

Longest Dry : 5 days (only one plus a few four day drys)
Highest Daily : 30 (Scotland v All Blacks all day session with Pricey and his mates. This may actually be an underestimate !).