Do Different Drinks Make You Different Drunk?
Dec 8, 2017
Does rum make you angry? Or does gin make you cry? There are many different beliefs about different types of alcohol causing different effects, and a recent article in The Conversation tackles the question "Do different drinks make you different drunk?". Professor Nicole Lee describes some of the common beliefs, and provides a simple answer - no, different alcohol does not make you different drunk. However, people do develop beliefs about particular alcoholic drinks causing particular effects. These expectancies are formed from a young age and can shape some of our experiences of alcohol.