Drinking Conversation Questions

Warm-up Question:
How often do you drink alcohol?

Discussion Questions:

  1. How old were you when you first tried alcohol? Who were you with?
  2. What is the legal minimum age for buying alcohol in your country? Do you think it is too high or too low?
  3. Is there social pressure to drink in your culture? How do you feel about this pressure?
  4. How do you like to celebrate good news? Is drinking a good way to celebrate?
  5. What kind of alcohol do you prefer to drink?
  6. Why do some people drink too much?
  7. Have you ever blacked out? What went wrong?
  8. Does alcohol help people to get to know each other? How?
  9. Where and when do you like to drink?
  10. Can alcohol make people brave? Have you ever used alcohol to help you overcome fear?
  11. How can you avoid a hangover? What's the best cure for a hangover?
  12. If people do bad things while drinking, should we blame the alcohol or the person?
  13. Do you know someone who gets happy, angry, or sad when they drink? How do you react to alcohol?
  14. a cocktail in a glass with a straw
  15. What is the strangest alcoholic drink or craziest cocktail you have had or heard about?
  16. What do you like to do while you drink? Dance, sing, eat, talk, or something else?
  17. Have you played any drinking games? Explain how a drinking game you know is played, if you can.
  18. Could you date someone who drinks often? Could you date someone who never drinks?
  19. How much alcohol can a person drink and still be okay to drive? What is a suitable punishment for someone who drinks and drives?
  20. Do you respect people who can drink a lot? Why or why not?
  21. Some famous artists have used alcohol while working. Do you think drugs or alcohol might help creativity?