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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  • Effects on your safety You wouldn't sober, you shouldn't drunk
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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

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    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 Alcohol unit guidelines shown as drinks

    Alcohol unit guidelines shown as drinks

    The simplest way to understand the lower risk guidelines is to see what they equate to in common types of drinks.

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    Drink spiking and ‘date rape’ drugs

    What is 'drink spiking' and what are the symptoms?

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