Type of Alcohol Most Typically Consumed

About Type of Alcohol Most Typically Consumed

The type of alcohol consumed can sometimes impact the outcome of a drinking episode. These graphs outline the type of alcohol most commonly consumed. The bottom graph breaks each type out by sex.

Of Note:

  • Females are far more likely to drink liquor or wine
  • Males lean heavily towards beer followed by liquor
  • 60% of First Year students most frequently drink liquor over other types of alcohol
Data source: Core Spring 2016, n=802

*A note as to why we use biological sex – We recognize and appreciate that not all individuals identify within these binary constructs. The purpose of using these terms is because research is based on the physiological variables specific to one’s biological sex and not related to their gender identity. Unfortunately, the research available at this time also has not focused on Intersex and Trans individuals