23 Sins Everyone Who Grew Up Drinking In Britain Has Committed
Forgive me, Father, for I have ginned.
Getting your first taste of alcohol by raiding the parents' liquor cabinet and having a swig of some spirit you're pretty sure they don't even make any more.
Asking "Whose round is it?" as a polite alternative to "It's your round, hurry the fuck up."
Drinking pear cider when it inexplicably became popular for a fortnight.
Bringing a bottle of wine to a dinner party that was given to you by a friend at Christmas.
Consuming cans of pre-mixed drinks on public transport because that's the only acceptable place to drink them.
Getting drunk on alcopops in a friend's garden after getting your GCSE results.
Opting for a Caribbean Twist as a classier alternative to alcopops.
Ordering the second-least-expensive wine at a restaurant, so as not to look cheap.
Drinking gin out of a Mason jar and actually feeling quietly smug.
Drinking 3-litre bottles of Strongbow in the park.
Choosing something cheaper like Crumpty Oaks to drink in the park and living to regret the decision.
Doing a round of shots due to good old-fashioned peer pressure.
Being the one to get others to do a round of shots through good old-fashioned peer pressure.
Spending over £7 on a goddamn cocktail.
Attempting to make your own cocktails at home, with mixed results.
Dangerously underestimating the power of a bottle of Lambrini.
Resorting to getting drunk in the absolute cheapest way possible.
Ordering something like whiskey in an attempt to appear sophisticated.
Getting drunk on pre-drinks and not even making it out of the house.
Drinking a drink you hate just to fit in.
Drinking a cheaper version of a drink you hate and developing an even deeper hate for that drink.
Saying "I'm never going to drink again."
And drinking again that very same night.
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