Check The Facts

It's likely that what you do know about alcohol is based on what you’ve heard or experienced, but how much of that is fact and how much is myth? We’ve worked with our panel of experts to produce a range of alcohol information and advice. So whether you want to know about the impact alcohol can have on your health or the effect of underage drinking on your children, it’s all here.

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  • Alcohol and the law The law and under 18s
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    The law on alcohol and under 18s

    As a parent it's important to have an understanding of the laws around alcohol so neither your children or yourself unknowingly break them.

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  • Types of alcohol Used for graphical purposes Units and calories in lager Units and calories in lager

    Units and calories in lager

    Get the facts on tap about exactly what goes into your lager

    Lager facts on tap Used for graphical purposes
  • Did you know?

    Every year alcohol causes around 4% of cancer cases in the UK, about 12,500 cases

    Alcohol and cancer
  • What is alcohol? Used for graphical purposes Make the perfect non alcoholic cocktail Interesting alcohol facts

    Interesting alcohol facts

    Learn more about alcohol and its effects from our collection of facts you may not yet know.

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  • Fertility and pregnancy Used for graphical purposes Alcohol and breastfeeding

    Alcohol and breastfeeding

    We ask the experts whether it's safe to drink while breastfeeding.

    Find out what they had to say Used for graphical purposes