What is the most beer you have consumed in a 24 hour period?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by RagingBitch, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. RagingBitch

    RagingBitch Initiate (42) Aug 4, 2019 Maryland

    This question is coming from a Light Weight Beer Lover who would answer this question with 12 beers back in my college days and that was quite a lot for me.
     
  2. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (31,691) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Alcohol by volume matters too. I've soloed 19% Bruery bombers on the weekends many times in the past. I just pulled up my android alcohol tracker app, and it said it was 27.78 Standard Drinks on a Saturday a few weeks ago. Standard Drink = 12 ounce 5% beer.
     
  3. hoppytobehere

    hoppytobehere Crusader (781) Aug 10, 2012 District of Columbia

    Probably around 40 beers (american adjunct lagers). I miss college but my liver does not.
     
  4. bbtkd

    bbtkd Poo-Bah (2,558) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
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    I'm lucky to have survived my high school and college days due to stupidity with motor vehicles, alcohol, and water recreation. Too many times where I couldn't tell you how much I had in a day.
     
  5. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,235) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    Probably fifteen. That was many years ago, it was a one-time thing, and someone else was buying.
     
  6. Spaten454

    Spaten454 Disciple (363) Aug 23, 2012 Texas
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    20 beers about 10 years ago camping in Oklahoma. Found out they capped their alcohol at 4.2% I believe it was.
     
  7. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,330) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Not sure what it comes out to, but GABF feels like a case after 6 tasters of utopias after 4 hours of BA sipping...
     
  8. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,084) Sep 24, 2007 Northern Mariana Islands
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    I hearby invoke my 5th amendment right to not incriminate myself.










    (But, if I were to be honest, y'all wouldn't begin to believe me).
     
  9. Shanex

    Shanex Meyvn (1,339) Dec 10, 2015 France
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    Probably over 15. I just don’t remember and I’m grateful for my liver to have endured all this until now and in the foreseeable future.
     
  10. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Savant (903) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

    If you can answer this question it means you did not drink too much!
     
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  11. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,596) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    ^^^What he said.^^^
     
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  12. bbtkd

    bbtkd Poo-Bah (2,558) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
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    At one point, a buddy and I got into drinking 64oz pitchers of beer from the pitcher, so we'd get to the bar around 7PM, each chug a pitcher top to bottom to get started, then buy more to "sip". We'd have up to five each, and since these were probably 3.2% ABW which is 4% ABV, that's about 21 12oz 5% ABV Buds. In maybe four or five hours. Luckily we were usually on foot or got a ride, but I couldn't vouch for the driver's condition or identity. Again, stupid. May have had something to do with not finishing college until I was 30, but never had an alcohol related citation or was the driver in an accident. But injuries, yes. Got hit by a Harley IN a bar once.
     
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  13. DIM

    DIM Poo-Bah (2,672) Sep 28, 2006 Pennsylvania
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    I don't remember...:flushed:
     
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  14. Scrapss

    Scrapss Champion (875) Nov 15, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    ^^^What they said.^^^

    Poorly constructed burnout pit? I imagine that this was a pretty good story and it happens in Daytona, Sturgis and Laconia a lot more than people reailize? :stuck_out_tongue:
     
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  15. RagingBitch

    RagingBitch Initiate (42) Aug 4, 2019 Maryland

    I suppose being a girl it makes it a bit easier to have a few more when you are out and about especially when someone else is buying. Free beers are the best beers.
     
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  16. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Meyvn (1,042) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    I've been trying to find an equivalent for this app in the Apple Store ever since I switched to an iPhone, but no luck. The best I've found is something called "BoozeFit" which isn't bad, but I still prefer the Android one.

    It was called, "AlcoDroid", is that the one you're using?
     
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  17. ManBearPat

    ManBearPat Devotee (450) Dec 2, 2014 Colorado

    At Melvin madness a couple weeks ago, I’m fairly certain I drank 800 beers on that Saturday... at least that’s what I told my moms
     
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  18. jesskidden

    jesskidden Poo-Bah (1,824) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    I fell asleep about 23.5 hours in and when I woke up someone had thrown away my score sheet and put all the cans and bottles in the recycling bin. Being that it was the second Wednesday of the month, it was the day they picked up the recycling and the crashing of my neighbors' cans and bottles into the truck is what woke me up.

    Realizing my situation, I ran out to the truck (obviously the guys knew me - the "dude who drinks all the weird beers"), hair and clothes disheveled, barefoot and hungover as I was.

    "Am I too late?!"
    "Nah,"
    said Charlie, hanging off the rear of the truck, "jump in!"
     
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  19. cmukid87

    cmukid87 Disciple (313) Jan 30, 2017 Michigan
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    I'd imagine 30-40. Back in college so I'm sure it was Busch Light or something equivalent to that. I remember the day started around noon a local casino learning how to play craps with my roommate and ended with a party at our apartment with cases upon cases of PBR, Busch Light and the occasional Bud Light. That was a fun day but not one I'd recommend for most people.
     
  20. officerbill

    officerbill Disciple (303) Feb 9, 2019 New York
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    Better than a case. Get to the beach at 10 AM steady beers until 6 PM gives you a case, even more if you're having a bon fire or going out after.
    Oktoberfests in 78 &79 we were waiting for the tents to open and stayed until they closed so God only knows how much beer that was.
     
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  21. rgordon

    rgordon Savant (960) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    I know what you mean. By the way, you must be on the run. If you need to hide awhile Nuku Hiva is recommended.
     
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  22. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Devotee (491) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    Better part of a case in my college days... appx 15 or so of AAL. I was about 30 pounds heavier as well which helped a bit. Fusel alcohol headache city.
     
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  23. RagingBitch

    RagingBitch Initiate (42) Aug 4, 2019 Maryland

    I was a bit thinner back in the college days which was only a few years ago and even more thinner in high school. The little extra weight hasn't helped though. I will forever be a light weight. I guess my husband liked that during our dating days because I was a cheap date. :slight_smile:
     
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  24. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (31,691) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Yes that is the one. Been using alcodroid for about 5 years.
     
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  25. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Meyvn (1,042) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    I love using it, been using mine for years too.

    It REALLY helps you become aware of just how much you're drinking. This can be difficult with craft beer, which comes in all different sizes and ABVs.

    Makes you think twice about ordering that second double IPA at the bar, "Oh, it's ONLY another 10 oz. pour...who cares if the ABV is 8%."

    Or at home when you're thinking about grabbing another can, "This is just a single IPA, I can have one more 16 oz. can at 6% ABV and feel fine tomorrow."

    Then you punch these into the app and see your BAC sky rocket...
     
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  26. BeastOfTheNortheast

    BeastOfTheNortheast Disciple (393) Dec 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

    What app do you use?
     
  27. pbrian

    pbrian Defender (651) Feb 8, 2001 Connecticut

    Wow, you drunk fucks make me feel better about myself!

    But seriously, no idea what it would have been in college but we did have one marathon competition where you started Friday after dinner and you had to drink a fifth of any 80 proof liquor, 24 beers and finish with three pints of Mad Dog 20/20. First to finish “wins”, that was usually sometime early Sunday morning. Thankfully I never played because it was in the spring during lacrosse season. But that gives you an idea of the drunks I hung out with...

    I did do the Century Challenge a couple times, essentially the same thing but with 100 beers. I never finished though, once someone “won” I called it quits.
     
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  28. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (31,691) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    See the conversation above your post. It's called Alcodroid.
     
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  29. RagingBitch

    RagingBitch Initiate (42) Aug 4, 2019 Maryland

    I would have ended in the hospital if I even attempted any of that and my parents would have ended my campus days at college for sure.
     
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  30. Crapulent-eh

    Crapulent-eh Initiate (29) Mar 27, 2019 Ontario (Canada)

    dennis3951's comment pretty much sums this one up...
    beertunes a close second... "Invoking the 5th"... humourous.

    Forget about 'bragging rights'; from the point of view of 'self-medication'... many people suffer terribly through alcohol abuse... once that hook is set, lives are often ruled (and or) ruined...
    Therefore; tread carefully comrades!
     
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  31. Alefflicted

    Alefflicted Initiate (83) Dec 2, 2017 Minnesota

    This is the best response IMHO. And one I'm going to have to second.
     
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  32. Beerbadger55

    Beerbadger55 Aspirant (258) Aug 29, 2017 Wisconsin
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    I've likely gotten to 25-30 weak AALs in 24 hours, although many years ago. Just can't do it any more and that is a good thing.
     
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  33. thesherrybomber

    thesherrybomber Aspirant (276) Jun 13, 2017 California
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    I usually mix with hard liquor, so it gets lost somewhere. I can't/won't drink an entire case, as I start to feel bloated after just a few, and would rather have one high ABV than six, twelve, twenty four, etc. AAL.
     
  34. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,235) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    Still waiting for Wade Boggs to weigh in on this thread...
     
  35. PapaGoose03

    PapaGoose03 Poo-Bah (2,459) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    Yeah, I hear that he's a charter member of the site. :wink:
     
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  36. Steve_Studnuts

    Steve_Studnuts Aspirant (293) Apr 21, 2015 Pennsylvania

    This is a story that _must_ be told.

    As for the topic... who knows. I don't think I want to know. My count is undoubtedly horrifying.
     
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  37. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,605) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    Some of my early GABF experiences were frightening. When it's only an ounce at a time, things can get out of hand before you realize it.
     
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  38. thedaveofbeer

    thedaveofbeer Initiate (170) Mar 25, 2016 Massachusetts
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    I once did a 64 second keg stand and beat Andre the Giant in a drinking contest.... Well actually only one of those is true.
     
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  39. BeardedWalrus

    BeardedWalrus Aspirant (283) Jun 5, 2018 North Carolina
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    Between 12-13 at my grandpa's 75th birthday a couple years ago. I didn't eat hardly anything so I was astounded at not being hungover the next day.
     
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  40. bbtkd

    bbtkd Poo-Bah (2,558) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
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    Small town college bar in Wisconsin back in the late 70's, I was standing near the back door, when the guy rode in through the front door which was often open for airflow, hit the brakes and slid into me. I turned the bike off and took his keys. He gets upset, I get upset, we were both pretty drunk. Someone stepped in, perhaps the bartender, grabbed the keys, sat us both down and got us another drink (good way to calm a drunk?) while someone took the bike out. Things calmed. A few days later I ran into him at the same bar and we had a drink and ended up biking together a few times.