Do you tend to eat before drinking or after?

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by SerialTicker, Jan 6, 2013.


Do you prefer beer before or after a meal?

  1. Before.

    13 vote(s)
  2. After.

    13 vote(s)
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  1. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    I know the majority would say "DURING!" because that's the obvious choice, but if you were in a car and you were asked to go to a restaurant first or bar, which would you choose?

    I always vote BAR. I can never ever seem to get a buzz if I've had something to eat. To me, it just defeats the purpose of drinking. I've drank on an empty stomach many times and I don't have hangovers ... I just make sure to drink water before the end of the night and in the morning.

    Pretty much nothing better than an empty stomach buzz.
  2. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,204) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Bar. Get my drink on and then get right with food.
  3. HipsterBrewfus

    HipsterBrewfus Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2012 Maryland

    After. If I eat before drinking, I feel full quicker and drink less.
  4. CurtFromHershey

    CurtFromHershey Devotee (476) Oct 4, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    To answer the thread title, "yes."
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  5. greyghost86

    greyghost86 Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2012 Delaware

    After....let the food decide the beer selection....but only because we don't have a choice of 'during'
  6. kenpo23

    kenpo23 Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2009 Massachusetts

    small with friends....find food....
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  7. CellarGimp

    CellarGimp Disciple (335) Sep 14, 2011 Missouri

  8. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

  9. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    Mind's blown at the results..
  10. slvrmon82

    slvrmon82 Devotee (474) Dec 4, 2007 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    I will second BOTH!!!

    You totally want to eat before a tasting or you not gonna make it very far!

    cheers, Matt
  11. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    damn it. you beat me to it.
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  12. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poo-Bah (4,015) Sep 17, 2005 Maine
    Supporter Subscriber Beer Trader

    Start with beer, eat some food, continue drinking beer.
  13. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,400) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Drink Eat Drink...repeat.
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