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    21 Things That Everyone Who Grew Up Drinking In Britain Has Done

    There are only two acceptable places to drink a cocktail in a can: in the park and on a train.

    1. Getting your first taste of alcohol by stealing some vodka from your parents’ unofficial liquor cabinet.

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    2. Ordering the second-least-expensive wine at a restaurant so you don’t look too cheap.

    3. Politely asking "Whose round is it?" To remind others that it’s actually their round.

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    4. Refusing to drink any other drink apart from pear cider when it first came out.

    5. Regifting a bottle of wine that was given to you by a friend at Christmas.

    6. Sneakily drinking cans of pre-mixed cocktails on public transport.

    7. Using the slightest hint of sun as an excuse to drink in a park.

    8. Having to drink an amalgamation of everyone's drinks because you lost a round of ring of fire.

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    9. Getting drunk on alcopops in a friend's garden after getting your GCSE results.

    There's a school prom going on at our hotel. It's giving me flashbacks of drinking Aftershock & Blue WKD, thinking I was king of the world.

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    10. And if you're feeling classy, opting for a Caribbean Twist instead.

    11. Going to the pub straight after work without getting a bite to eat.

    12. Doing a round of shots when you really, really shouldn't.

    13. Being the person who suggests doing said shots.

    14. Spending over £10 on a cocktail for your Instagram.

    15. Attempting to make your own cocktails at home, with mixed results.

    16. Not having any juice in the house, so resorting to using squash as a mixer in a cocktail.

    17. Dangerously underestimating the power of a bottle of Lambrini.

    18. Ordering something like whiskey in an attempt to appear sophisticated.

    19. Getting drunk on pre-drinks and not even making it out of the house.

    20. Saying "I'm never drinking again."

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    21. And drinking again that very same night.

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