50 Excuses You Could Use To Drink Tonight

You're a grown up now, and when you sit down and think about it, you really do drink a lot. Sometimes you use excuses to somehow justify the amount of alcohol you consume every week. Here's just a few of those classic excuses.

1. Your day at work sucked.

2. Beer was on sale.

3. What's the point in having "just the one."



4. To go for the cure and rid (postpone) your hangover.

5. Your girlfriend/boyfriend just broke up with you.

6. To impress a girl with your wine knowledge.


7. To loosen yourself up before a first date.

8. The only other liquid in your house is tap water.

9. You possess the almighty company card.


10. You have to spend the day with your parents tomorrow.

11. It's the day before your birthday.



12. It's your birthday.

13. You just found out that the first episode of Friends was aired in 1994.

14. You're the least successful child in your family.


15. Your favourite TV character was just killed off.

16. It's Thursday. Thursday is Guy's Night.

17. Pizza doesn't taste right without beer.


18. You think it's a crime not to eat a rare steak without a good glass of red wine.

19. You sports team won.

20. Your sports team lost.


21. You have serious FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out).

22. To celebrate your new job.

23. You just got fired from your job.


24. You're about to have sex with a hot girl, and don't want to blow your load too early.

25. You blew your load too early.

26. It's St Patrick's Day.


27. Your parents told you that you're drinking too much.

28. You have a drinking problem.

29. You're watching Mad Men and Don Draper is drinking.


30. You're Irish; it's in your genes.

31. That beer in the shed is going to expire soon.

32. That beer DID expire; better drink it before it expires more.


33. You already know you won't make it into work tomorrow, so might as well keep going.

34. Because you can't be sober going to Coppers.

35. You're going to a house party and know nobody there.


36. You just received your college results and you PASSED!

37. You just received your college results and you failed.

38. Your best friend destroyed you in FIFA.


39. Your flight was delayed.

40. You have to sample the new, seasonal craft beers.

41. It's somebody's funeral.


42. It's somebody's wedding.

43. The sun is shining; you need a cold beer.

44. There's a big sports match on.


45. You can't have a BBQ without a few drinks.

46. Your friend left some beers in your fridge, so you have to finish them before he comes back over to your house.

47. Somebody said "Ah, Go On."


48. Your beloved household pet just passed away.

49. You want to show off your new look.

50. There's free alcohol.

Ian Smith
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Ian is a contributing writer for CollegeTimes. He is currently partying his ass off for the Summer having spent the past 7 years at various colleges across the globe. While by no means an athlete, he considers himself a world class darts player... If you tweet him he will not respond.

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