From the October 1971 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Young Drinkers

At the University of California, Berkeley, the taste for red mountain wine is so common that empty gallon bottles turn up wherever young people have gathered. Sweet wine has long been considered--and sometimes advertised--as an effective medium for smoothing and prolonging a marijuana high.

At Yale, students have discovered the concoction of beer and bourbon known as a boilermaker. At the University of Colorado, according to a 19-year-old ex-pusher, much of the former drug clientele has turned to liquor out of "boredom."

-- John Darnton

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