From the February 1976 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Boast? Blackout? Fact?

Many of these items are contrary to A A philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Interviews with 170 male problem drinkers at the Northampton (Mass.) VA Hospital showed that the average reported daily maximum alcohol intake for the entire sample was 22.56 drinks a day (13.5 oz. of pure alcohol). The range extended from 4 to 81 drinks in a day (2.4 to 48.6 oz. of alcohol). Sixty percent of all subjects drank between 13 (7.8 oz.) and 24 (14.4 oz.) drinks. William P....

-- Diseases of the Nervous System