Being the humanitarian that I am, I’ve decided to dedicate my Saturday to the greater good of science. I’ve planned an experiment involving forty Coors Lights and a 5’2”, 135 pound girl, (yours truly).
You see, typically, a light beer would never get within ten yards of my house, or hand. My taste for beer runs more along the lines of Sierra Nevada, Guinness, Black Butte, Newcastle and Anchor Steam, (not in that order). But, the problem is, those beers are expensive, especially when you drink them in the quantities we do around here.
Hence, the Coors Light. We were able to pickup forty bottles for $24.00. And that’s not even the kicker. They’re “cold activated bottles,” you know, the ones with the mountains that turn blue when the beer is “as cold as the Rockies!” Let me just say, I’m a sucker for good advertising, and there’s no end to the pleasure this novelty brings me. I’m actually spending more time playing with the bottles, than I am drinking the beer.
But, back to the experiment. It’s all fine and dandy that these light beers are so cheap, but can they really intoxicate me down to my bones the way a few good Guinnesses can? That’s the question, and here’s the hypothesis: It will take at least twelve beers at the rate of four to five beers an hour to get a good beer buzz, thereby making the extra dollars saved moot.
If I’m wrong, I’ll drink exclusively Coors Light, until I start making some real money of course, (or enter the twelve step program).
I’m on beer four passing the one hour mark and don’t feel a thing. Results to follow…
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Update: Yesterday’s experiment was inadvertently interrupted by and unexpected nap after beer eight in the end of hour two. I will admit I felt a slight buzz prior to the nap, which lasted only an hour, but upon waking, it was completely gone, which leaves me skeptical of the power of the light beer. A nap after beer eight is typical; waking fully rejuvenated after only an hour is not. The experiment resumes this morning…