Enjoying Your Evening Responsibly - Hints & Tips
31 May 2012
Be unit wise
Know what a unit of alcohol is and how many are in your drink.
This will help you monitor how much alcohol you are drinking.
In the UK over 80% of labels on Scotch Whisky carry unit
information by use of a standardised unit icon that ties in with
the UK's sensible drinking message (up to 2-3 units a day for
women, 3-4 units a day for men).
(Note: A UK unit is 8g or 10ml of pure alcohol irrespective of
the type of alcoholic beverage. A standard 25ml serving of Scotch
Whisky contains one UK unit of alcohol.)
Choose either water or a soft drink between alcoholic
Have a bite to eat
Eating slows down alcohol absorption.
This helps you to keep track of your intake.
Get home safely
Think about how you are getting home before you leave - grab a
taxi or designate a driver