Beast of Burden
J&B is the Eurocult drink par excellence.
what made you stop drinking? was it a specific event or some sort of process? i decided to stop drinking forever, it's either that or i'm gonna end up dead or in the gutter.Gave up booze (almost entirely) nearly 20 years ago. Best thing I ever did. To reframe the question, probably less than 10 units a year.
I know plenty of people who flirt with problem drinking. 10+ units a night standard, more during lockdown. Team meetings on Monday mornings nearly always start with one or two booze anecdotes and these are addiction specialists - the irony. Not judging. Everyone needs a pressure release valve and these islands have a time honoured tradition with alcohol.
John Keane has a famous drinking compatriot who is a leetle more colourful when describing going at it awful hard
And then there’s
A Spanish court has ruled that a company was wrong to fire an electrician who may have drunk more than three litres of beer in one day because it had not proved that his consumption had left him “inebriated, intoxicated or drunk”, or unable to do his job.
You'd appreciate this: I threw a splash of Jager into a French 75 and called it the Vichy 75.last night i prompted a remarkable innovation in alcohol consumption: the "sambuccabomb"
via the simple expedient of substituting black sambucca for jägermeister, light years were traveled from humble beginnings