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Who drinks more: Poles or Russians?


pawian 173 | 13,446  
4 Nov 2008 /  #31
Poles say the Russians,Russians say the Poles drink more.What is really true?

Brits drink the most.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
2 Oct 2009 /  #32
The Luxembourgers drink the most per head but they also spurn the most polyglots so there's a lesson to be learned there :)
OP southern 75 | 7,096  
2 Oct 2009 /  #33
Some issues between Poland and Russia could be solved by a drinking competition.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #34
NOT a good idea, southern. Scottish people have died from that nonsense. There were whisky-drinking competitions which went badly wrong. Respect your body :)
OP southern 75 | 7,096  
3 Oct 2009 /  #35
There were whisky-drinking competitions which went badly wrong.

In a Putin-Tusk competition who do you think is going to die?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #36
Well, my first instinct was to say Tusk but he follows the footie and enjoys a few beers apparently so it's hard to say. Putin is a control freak who may crack under pressure.
OP southern 75 | 7,096  
3 Oct 2009 /  #37
Putin is a control freak who may crack under pressure.

Yeltsin was a true master.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,499  
3 Oct 2009 /  #38
Scots drink 11.8 litres compared to England and Wales' 9.9.

The latest figures compiled by the World Health Organisation, placed Scotland as having the eighth highest pure alcohol consumption level, behind only Luxembourg (15.6 litres per capita); Ireland (13.7 litres); Hungary (13.6 litres); Moldova (13.2 litres); Czech Republic (13.0 litres), Croatia (12.3 litres) and Germany (12.0 litres).
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #39
Yeltsin was a legend in such circles but he fell asleep a few times :) The Scots hold their own :)
blueboy 2 | 34  
3 Oct 2009 /  #40
In Ireland there is a pub culture, if you have not been it is difficult to explain.

Yep, those boys can drink alright! My old local in Walton, Liverpool is full of old guys who regularly drink 14 pints of lager every afternoon and still walk home! I'd love to see a Polish Vodka drinker sup 14 pints of Stella!

Edited twice because I'm really pis*sed!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #41
14 pints, that's nuts! I'm waterlogged after 6 these days. Stella is stronger so let's say 5 pints is more than enough. The feeling after 3 pints is quite good. I've had 12 shot measures of whisky tonight which is about 6 beers. Still, less liquid inside me and food too so I feel fine. I remember those days in Scotland, though. 7 beers and things were hazy.
blueboy 2 | 34  
3 Oct 2009 /  #42
I can't do anymore than 7 pints without being a total tw*t but I can drink Vodka! I guess it's what you're used to. Just finished a whole bottle of Balsam Kresowy (500 ml) and I can still type (just) - What a fuc*ing hero eh!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #43
I've never heard of that drink, blueboy. The balzams in Latvia was super potent, only 45% but there was sth 'different' in there.
blueboy 2 | 34  
3 Oct 2009 /  #44
I've never heard of that drink, blueboy.

Just another one of those Polish Vodkas Seanus! 36% - nothing too strong - but YUM YUM
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
3 Oct 2009 /  #45
It tends to go down the hatch pretty smoothly. Try Pan Tadeusz vodka here, it's a little more expensive but you know where your money goes. I've heard good things about Dębowa vodka though I've never tried it.
violetta 2 | 22  
3 Oct 2009 /  #46
Krakowianka
Stupid, racist comment...
Leopejo 4 | 120  
12 Oct 2009 /  #47
Well, if Finns are known even in Russia (!) for their drinking, there must be a reason...
OP southern 75 | 7,096  
12 Oct 2009 /  #48
Maybe they try too hard to see finnish women beautiful.
Leopejo 4 | 120  
12 Oct 2009 /  #49
Just yesterday I watched an Estonian film about Finnish men looking for "real women" in Tallinn - at home they had "men" as wives.
George8600 10 | 637  
15 Oct 2009 /  #50
They call it generalizing, but it's true. the economics prove it, I was just reading an article in the Economist last week of how alcohol sales in Russia are higher than in any other place in Eastern Europe (and with population porportions taken into matter as well.) Also as we know, Vodka (much stronger than beer, wine, or your usual spirits) is the pre-dominant alcohol there.

In a Putin-Tusk competition who do you think is going to die?

Tusk would. Putin (even though he hides it) is a massive and stable drinker. Apparently he was able to give this holiday address adter downing an entire bottle of Vodka on his own: that's a short version of it, search youtube more for the official one.

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