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Beer 30 27.03%
Wine 40 36.04%
Spirits (bourbon, whisky, vodka, Jagermeister, etc.) 27 24.32%
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Old 03-17-2011, 11:13 PM   #1
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Your alcoholic drink of choice?

I was reading recently that beer has increased its share of the world-wide alcoholic beverage market at the expense of wine and spirits.

What do you drink most often? I drink wine mostly, beer is not quite part of a low carb diet. I also drink booze occasionally, but mostly on weekend dates.

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Old 03-17-2011, 11:25 PM   #2
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I'll drink whatever I'm in the mood for. Wine or beer or something harder mixed with Coke or something fruity. I'm an equal opportunities lush.
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Beer for me, thx.
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Gentleman Jack Daniels for me please. Oh, and I enjoy wine (Pinot Noir is my favorite type).
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I drink mostly red wine now, though I still have a beer perhaps once or twice a week. For a while in the past, I used to have a beer or two everyday and noticed my belt was getting too tight.

Oh, and of course I still feel like pouring myself a shot of Cognac once in a while.

PS. I also read somewhere that the French are drinking less wine now. Luxembourg now holds the highest per capita consumption of wine.
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I could end every day with a dessert port and 80% cocoa dark chocolate.
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Beer, mostly of the darker variety. Life is too short to drink yellow beer, I always say.

I am also a lover of scotch. Yummy!
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Mostly wine in the winter, mostly beer in the summer.
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Old 03-18-2011, 01:54 AM   #9
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Gin and Tonic.
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What, no mixed drinks?
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Jamaican rum over two ice cubes
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:29 AM   #13
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I drink a glass of wine when I am at home and desire an alcoholic beverage with my evening meal, most often a dry red.
When I am dining out in the evening (about once a month), I will order a cocktail, usually a martini or a Cosmopolitan.
A couple of times a year a group of us from the office meet after work for a drink and snacks, and I will have a beer (on tap) on these occasions.
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Mostly wine in the winter, mostly beer in the summer.
Hey! I do, too. And I thought I was just quirky that way. I usually drink cabernet or merlot, but this winter I wandered into the red zinfandels and stayed there. By Memorial Day, I'll be stocking Yeungling Chesterfield Ale and Black & Tan in the basement fridge.
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I'd guess two thirds is beer (mostly homebrew). The rest is mostly whiskey and wine.
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I only drink beer (90% homebrew). Prefer stouts, pale ales and IPA's
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I have a gin and tonic, sometimes two, every afternoon about 4PM. They last me until after the evening news. In the evening I normally have a scotch and water.
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In college, I drank scotch. Working, I drank beer, until retirement age, when I stopped drinking. Now I drink wine. No particular reason --- tastes change.
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Sometimes wine, sometimes beer. Part of the basic food groups
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I rarely drink alcohol but if I do then Patron coffee flavored tequila is my choice.
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