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How many days a week do you drink beer?

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

  1. chuckstout

    chuckstout Savant (255) Ohio May 22, 2006

    SEVEN! 2 per day and I give myself a treat on Sats, two beers and one bomber.
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  2. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Savant (485) Pennsylvania Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    I'm trying to shed a few pounds so I'm only having a beer 4 times a week, but there was a very interesting article in last months BYO mag. 5-7 beers a week is really good for your "bad" cholesterol level, so I make it a solid effort to keep my health at its peak. ;)
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  3. Shit, i used to have about 2 beers a day for about six days a week. Giving my liver a break.

    But that was when i weighed in at 246LBs. Since i started a pretty simple and effective diet in mid Dec, ive been drinking probably 2 beers a week. Thats seven days people! So its been pretty tough but well worth the sacrafice.

    Weighed myself a couple days ago and came in at 225LBs. Looking to drop another 10LBs in Feb. But tonight is a cheat day so ive got some special bottles lined up for this evening with friends.
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  4. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Advocate (635) New Jersey Mar 6, 2008 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I only drink beer on days than end in y.
  5. grandmachine

    grandmachine Savant (315) California Mar 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    2-4 times a week. I average about 2 beers each night, unless I'm at a bar.
  6. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    How many days yay got?
  7. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

  8. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    when I want. usually works out to 4 beers a week (1 a night). Sometimes I am kinda full and just want water.... or a Q kola.
  9. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    Three or four days a week, sometimes less. Almost always one twelve or half liter. Once in a while will have two. I have been known to have that party mode switch mentioned in another thread, so am very mindful especially at a gathering.
  10. I drink approx 60 ounces per day seven days a week, miss maybe 3-4 days a yr due to whatever. Beer is a huge part of my life.

    I don't post much so this is a good tip time: I work at Total Wine Boca Raton FL. Ask your TW beer guys/girls when all seasonals get reduced for quick sale. Some real gems get bought up by the staff and their buddies.
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  11. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    3-4 days a week , usually one 12 and a taste or two of whatever hubby opens. Almost none in summer, too much dangerous farm stuff going on to drink.
  12. thecraftculture

    thecraftculture Aficionado (170) Florida Nov 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    1-2 everyday.
  13. mikecharley

    mikecharley Advocate (555) Pennsylvania Nov 6, 2008 Beer Trader

    Six to seven. Rarely more than 2 oR 3 bottles in any one evening though
  14. CTBeerPope

    CTBeerPope Savant (355) Connecticut Jan 30, 2012 Beer Trader

    What?! You would have to rename this thread "How many beers do you drink a day" for me. Haha
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  15. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,200) Colorado Aug 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    In spite of my busy work schedule and long commute (I currently live in Los Angeles), I drink beer 4-7 days a week. I also lose weight continually while doing it because I eat right. I'd like to see this common conception that beer itself prevents weight loss disappear. Acetate is a fuel just like carbs or protein. Beer for life. Ni neart go Guinness.
  16. Verbal

    Verbal Aspirant (45) Virginia Mar 24, 2012

  17. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (710) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    If you don't exercise enough beer does make you fat. Unless, of course, you're one of those people blessed with an awesome metabolism. By the way, even if you have one of those great metabolisms, it will change when you get older.
  18. palma

    palma Savant (495) New York Dec 14, 2003 Beer Trader


    "every day for 9 months" - if thats not an exaggeration, you're nuts dude lol
  19. freewill35

    freewill35 Champion (835) Indiana Oct 27, 2007 Subscriber

    No it's true. I started working dayshift last April and every night I have a beer after work. The few times I didn't have a beer is when I went out of town and got home late.
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  20. freewill35

    freewill35 Champion (835) Indiana Oct 27, 2007 Subscriber

    I think I will start drinking Thurs. - Sun.
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  21. I drink beer about 5 times a week.

    I have whiskey the other two.
  22. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,200) Colorado Aug 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    I don't have time in my work schedule to exercise. I'm sedentary the entire week.

    Eat nothing but lentils once a day - regardless of your age - and drink as much beer as you so desire. I assure you, sir, you will not gain weight. And your food supply will cost less than ramen. It is not a matter of metabolism; it is a matter of discipline (or of being as broke as I am).

    In any case, it is not my intention to shift focus from the thread; many above have claimed that they drink less per week because they're trying to lose weight. I'm just pointing out that this implicit logic is common but flawed. "Beer bellies" have less to do with beer than they do with diet.
  23. ng85

    ng85 Aficionado (230) California Dec 15, 2011

    LMAO......this is the BEST post :)
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  24. ng85

    ng85 Aficionado (230) California Dec 15, 2011

    A beer or two a day keeps the doctor away........
  25. msween21

    msween21 Savant (395) Massachusetts Jan 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    Used to be 1-2 nights a week after playing hoop. Since I caught the craft beer bug, I usually try a new beer just about every night.
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  26. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

    Ummmm.......I think there are 7 days in week.
  27. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Advocate (645) Wisconsin Apr 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Was drinking nearly every night. Now I've cut it to non-work nights and a few exceptions nights having ONE beer.
  28. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

    I gained 15 but also took up craft beer after quitting cigarettes. Best addiction switch ever!!!
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  29. How many days do I actually drink? Or how many days does my wife think I drink? Heheheh. Just kidding. 2 beers a night, usually only on friday and saturdays, but honestly lately it's been more. But that has to stop if I want to button my pants again!
  30. Douberd

    Douberd Savant (345) Netherlands Jan 27, 2012

    I drink beer 7 days per week. Two years ago I would clear about one and a half crate of 24 bottles (300 ml) per week, then buy the next crate of whatever beer was on offer at the supermarket. Since I started drinking better beer, which most of the time happens to be higher in ABV as well, I drink about 2-3 per day, maybe 5-6 if I don't work the next day, or maybe 3-4 craft beers plus a couple of cheap pilsners (I give in to cravings easily :rolleyes: ).
    As far as I remember, last year I didn't drink any beer for 15 days once because I was taking some pills and then again let's say 5 more days because I wasn't feeling like it or I didn't have any (shit happens).
  31. Shagator

    Shagator Savant (420) Kentucky Mar 17, 2012

    I would say 5-7, but during the week it is usually only one or two or a bomber. There are some days when its more or if I pick up something that i haven't tried that I really like then i may have 3 or 4. There was a time when I was drinking nothing but Miller that i was drinking a lot more. Since I have discovered "Good" beer, I have cut down a lot. Quality is better than quantity any day. I am also a red Zin junkie so I may drink wine instead, or on top of, or with. I do have to say that if I do overindulge, the hangover with a good craft beer (for me a great DIPA) is not nearly what it is with BMC
  32. Only on days when i don't drink wine.

    Okay, sometimes on days when I drink wine, too.
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  33. Only days that I wake up, other wise it just gets a little silly;)
  34. T-RO

    T-RO Savant (410) New Hampshire Nov 9, 2012 Beer Trader

  35. NorCalYeti

    NorCalYeti Savant (375) California Dec 18, 2008

    crap, lately it's been everyday. been gettin' back into ba. figurin' out how to post pics and vids...fun stuff. actually tryin' to get through my cellar and tap the goods before they all bail on me. with this cold california weather, i'm stoked to finish off all the barleywines and imperial stouts...only 60 more bigfoots to go...literally...library times. it will also prep me for sf beer week and the double ipa fest and barleywine fest.
  36. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    In 2012 I drank 363 days.. Now I have cut back to just weekends.. After giving my palate a little break, I appreciate the flavor of beer so much more
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  37. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    During the week, in German tradition, I usually have a beer with my lunch, and a beer after work. Then on Saturdays I will often not drink any beers at all. On Sunday I usually have a few with my silent movies.
  38. Pahn

    Pahn Champion (850) New York Dec 2, 2009 Beer Trader

    used to drink every day, now i drink like once a week or so.

    hate to tell you, the latter is better.
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  39. MrOH

    MrOH Advocate (550) Maryland Jul 5, 2010

    Every goddamned day. Unless I'm sick.
  40. MeadGuyfromMD

    MeadGuyfromMD Savant (290) Maryland May 23, 2007

    6-7 days per week. I eat healthy and exercise, it's kewl.
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