You are What you Drink?
November 7, 2003 11:44 AM   Subscribe

"You are What you Drink?" The University of Manitoba has published a study asserting that your choice of tipple could provide insight on your personality. Perhaps we will finally have some answers to the questions posed in this thread.
posted by Otis (9 comments total)
Does it seem to anyone else that this looks like some College Freshmen would turn in at the last minute for his psych 101 midterm? Were you saying to yourself, "MOTHERFUCKING DUH" after every paragraph?
posted by Stan Chin at 12:07 PM on November 7, 2003

Put the bottle down, Stan.
posted by carter at 12:40 PM on November 7, 2003

Was surprised by the neuroticism of beer drinkers.
posted by andrew cooke at 12:46 PM on November 7, 2003

Where's Miguel?

It appears that the study corroborates some stereotypes and common sense. There's some interesting speculation about the links between heart disease, personality and the type of alcohol consumed. That's a valid avenue of research. What if it turns out that wine drinkers have healthier cardiovascular systems because they have Type B personalities, not because they're wine drinkers?
posted by Holden at 12:46 PM on November 7, 2003

Of much greater importance is figuring what kind of drink you are.
posted by fenriq at 1:21 PM on November 7, 2003

Thanks fenriq, that was a laugh!

Congratulations on being manly (if you're a man), but you know you can get just as drunk on shots without drinking so much, don't you?
Congratulations!! You're a tall glass of nice cold
posted by alicesshoe at 1:41 PM on November 7, 2003

I'm a black velvet.

As for the original study, I'm kinda with Stan on this. Studies on alcohol just seem like an excuse to justify drinking at work: "Honest boss, I'm, uh, doing research..." ;)
posted by sharpener at 2:23 PM on November 7, 2003

Im tequila! Aiyaiyaiyaiyaiyaiyai!
posted by Keyser Soze at 4:23 PM on November 7, 2003

What do you drink?

e) None of the above.
posted by woil at 8:18 PM on November 7, 2003

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