You’re three beers deep, and you finally have to go to the bathroom, but you want to hold off for fear of “breaking the seal.” As any beer drinker knows, breaking the seal means that after your first bathroom trip, you’ll be going back like clockwork every fifteen minutes or so, severely limiting your fun. This isn’t just psychological, breaking the seal has science behind it, but it doesn’t work exactly how we think it does (there’s no actual seal broken).
Boozing on a budget isn’t easy. When it comes to spending money, college students are similar to the federal government: We frivolously piss away funds we don’t have on weekends of pleasure.
Fortunately, we are ingenious when it comes to finding a way to get booze. The party must go on, and come hell or high water, the solo cup will be filled with the delicious nectar that fuels our fun. The art of getting cheap booze doesn’t always have to involve pushing the boundaries of your financial budget, though. The following are some ways in which you can get booze practically free:
It’s a sad indictment of our educational system that even with the countless array of classes available to you in college, nobody teaches one on bar etiquette.
Well, as resident bartender I’m taking it upon myself to fill this inexcusable void left by the American university system and give you 8 tips to enhance your bar-going experience…
I don’t have the data to back this up, but I’m pretty sure that if you ever played a word association game where college was on a card, many, if not most, would say beer. It’s entered into our collective conscience that college is a time for hard liquor, keg stands, Beirut tournaments, flip-cup, and body shots. Even the quiet ones in high school succumb to their inner alc monster in college, where even they end up dancing on tables and yakking a la Julia Stiles in 10 Things I Hate About You.