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How many days a week do you drink beer?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by freewill35, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. freewill35

    freewill35 Champion (835) Indiana Oct 27, 2007 Subscriber

    I've been drinking beer every day for 9 months (unless I go on a road trip). I'm going to cut back to 4 days a week because I want to try to lose a few pounds. How many days a week do you drink beer?
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  2. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,270) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    I would say three or four days a week, but normally only one at a time.
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  3. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (660) California Jan 2, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    7 sometimes 8 if I'm traveling back from Australia to the U.S
  4. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    0 to 7. On average maybe 3.
  5. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    6, of which 3 are single-beer sessions
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  6. 0-3, if its vacay perhaps much more.
  7. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (890) Florida Oct 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    Is it too late to make this thread a survey? Your question would better suited for a survey.

    Personally, I drink about seven days a week, most of the time, but not always beer. When I'm on my own, beer 6-7 days a week but when I'm around my family, beer maybe 5 days a week, wine and / or cocktails the other two days a week, and usually wine and beer for this 5 days that I do have beer.

    (I recognize that my answer is too complicated for a simple survey, but that's why we have open threads attached to them.)
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  8. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (710) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    I cut my beer consumption down to only on the weekends, and maybe not even every weekend. I've been trying to drop some pounds and doing a pretty good job at it.
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  9. fx20736

    fx20736 Advocate (685) New York Mar 7, 2009

    7 days/ week. I drink beer every day just like I drink coffee every morning.
  10. AmitC

    AmitC Advocate (630) New York Sep 21, 2012

    7 days a week. my day is not complete till i have had a beer. Looks like i am addicted.
  11. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    5 to 7. However I keep a close eye on WHY im drinking. If for any eeason I feel the need to just get drunk, I have the self control to just not drink that night. Keep myself in check.
  12. rholmes

    rholmes Aficionado (115) Florida Sep 11, 2012

    1 day a week lately. Was drinking up to 6 days a week fairly heavily, but as dumb as it may sound, I feel like craft beer saved me from that. Not very easy to drink a bunch of IPA's compared to Coors/Miller/etc.
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  13. kbuzz

    kbuzz Champion (865) Pennsylvania Jan 22, 2011 Beer Trader

  14. jhartley

    jhartley Poobah (1,330) Florida Aug 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    3-5 days a week, it depends. 3 kids and a wife it's kind of hard to drink every night, and when I do it's usually not a lot. 1 or 2 maybe 3 at most.
  15. Momar42

    Momar42 Savant (360) Maryland Sep 19, 2010

    I too found myself drinking too often (for me) so have limited myself to weekends and special events almost entirely. When I do drink its usually with friends and we typically split 2-4 bombers on average. I am also firmly in the "shedding some lbs" club too.
  16. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Savant (400) Florida Jan 26, 2012

    dr. says waaay too many
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  17. Momar42

    Momar42 Savant (360) Maryland Sep 19, 2010

    3 kids and a wife would make it hard NOT to drink every night! :)
    i kid i kid
  18. gcamparone

    gcamparone Advocate (685) Rhode Island Dec 6, 2011 Subscriber Beer Trader

    6 if I have a hangover on Sunday, 7 if not
  19. broodog

    broodog Savant (395) Illinois Jul 18, 2009

    4-5 days a week. I rarely, if ever drink enough to wake up hungover. So, usually 2 10% 12 ouncers or 3 7.5% 12 ouncers. I have a 2 year old and an 8 month old. Woke up terribly hung over once, but small children offer no sympathy in that situation.
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  20. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Advocate (670) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    At least 5...I have a beer most every day, and more than 2, maybe 2 days a week.
  21. damnitsjeff

    damnitsjeff Zealot (85) Indiana Sep 10, 2011

  22. 2 or 3 times a week.
  23. sukwonee

    sukwonee Advocate (665) Washington Dec 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    On average about 6 days... most weeks, 7 days. Basically I don't drink some weeks... but during the weeks I drink, I drink all 7 days.

    Usually just 1 bomber or 2 12oz per night though.
  24. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Savant (400) Ohio Jul 15, 2012

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  25. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

  26. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Since I've started drinking every day I've lost weight because I eat less.
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  27. Primarily Fri, Sat and Sun. Occasionally one other day during the week.
  28. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Savant (400) Michigan Apr 13, 2012

    I rarely miss the chance to have at least one.
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  29. freewill35

    freewill35 Champion (835) Indiana Oct 27, 2007 Subscriber

    I drink one if I have to work the next morning. Two at the most if I'm off.
  30. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Advocate (685) Massachusetts Mar 29, 2007 Beer Trader

    As many days as a I go to the gym, so usually 6-7. I go to the gym to stay in shape and so I can justify my beer intake. If I'm being lazy about the gym or I'm traveling a lot, I'll back off the beer for a while to get back to where I want to be. While I don't actively count calories, I am aware of what I eat and factor in beer into my diet. 6', 163 lbs, down from ~185 lbs at my peak several years ago when I was drinking at the Portsmouth Brewery 2-3 days a week after work.
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  31. SometimesIfart

    SometimesIfart Champion (755) Michigan Jun 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Depends on how much I have to review. I typically only drink on Sunday and sometimes Saturday.
  32. fx20736

    fx20736 Advocate (685) New York Mar 7, 2009

    I agree with this. I have lost 68 lbs since April 16th and have drank beer every day in this time. I feel that beer helps to regulate my appetite.
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  33. Mine goes to 11.
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  34. Fri-Sun. But I generally have just one bomber on Fri night.
  35. Thirstygoat

    Thirstygoat Advocate (720) Illinois Nov 22, 2012 Beer Trader

    At least two, rarely more than four. I try to have a 48 hour hiatus each week.
  36. acevenom

    acevenom Advocate (555) Louisiana Oct 7, 2011

    Typically, I reserve my drinking to the days that end with the letter y.
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  37. Mgm54

    Mgm54 Savant (440) Illinois Apr 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    6, usually take one day off. As I usually partake in a decent amount of beers 4 or 5 of those nights, I like taking the one day off in an attempt to avoid alcohol dependence.
  38. Get home, run and drink one. One bomber.
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  39. dumpman

    dumpman Savant (305) Rhode Island Feb 6, 2010

    Mostly every day but try to make an effort to restrict my intake to 3 beers a couple of days but normally have four 12 oz's per day, thats moderation is it not?
    I'm sure it's somewhere in the middle of the road for most ba's.
  40. LostHighway

    LostHighway Savant (470) Maine Jan 29, 2007

    Five to seven days per week but most of the time I only have a single 12 oz or 0.5l beer. It is rare for me to have more than two beers in a single day. A wild day of drinking for me is four (12oz) beers in twenty-four hours and that is maybe a three times per year occasion.

    When in England, however, I've been known to knock back five imperial pints in a day but I haven't been in England in this century.