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32 Signs You Learned To Drink In Britain

It's all about the Strongbow and Apple Sourz.

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2. There's a good chance the first time you had a drink was in a park, cunningly hidden behind some bushes away from adult eyes.

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There are actually twenty-three 14-year-olds in this photo.

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5. If neither of them were around, you had to resort to asking someone's older brother, or, at absolute worst, a stranger to go to the nearest Nisa for you.

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Suddenly, all the drinks seemed to get much more expensive. Weird, that.

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10. Eventually, you were convinced you looked 18, and figured out the only shop in the local area that would happily serve your clearly underage self.

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They knew. That old dude in the newsagent definitely knew – he just didn't care. Though at the time, you were sure it was your undeniable air of maturity that did it.

11. When you first tried to buy something in a shop, you discovered you had no idea what you were supposed to be drinking, however.

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Often resulting in you buying whatever you saw your parents drink. Which was not a good idea.

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22. You have very strong opinions about the actual rules of Ring of Fire.

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"Rhyming? What the fuck sort of rule is rhyming?"

23. Despite now firmly believing that drinking games are for children and Americans.

What the bollocks are you people doing?

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