How long does drinking alcohol stay in your system?

Some few sore heads were knocking around on Thursday morning after England crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday night.
The country got on the sauce early in the hopes of celebrating a first World Cup final since 1966, but instead they were drowning their sorrows after the extra-time loss to Croatia. As the nation work bleary eyed, many are asking how long last night’s booze stays in your system for. It is a tough question to answer as it depends on all sorts of factors, but here are some helpful guidelines… A few people will have been late to work today. The length of time that alcohol stays in your blood depends on your weight, height, your age, whether your a man or woman, and the speed of your metabolism.
It’s also affects how much you’ve eaten, whether you’re on medication, the health of your liver and the type/strength of the alcohol you’ve consumed. However, what we do know is that the average liver takes an hour to process one ounce of alcohol – and it takes 5.5 hours to break down the legal drink and drive limit for alcohol in your blood. Sweet, sweet ale . According to the NHS, the average time it takes to break down the alcohol in a 250ml glass of wine is three hours. It takes two hours to break down one pint of regular strength beer. If you start drinking in the evening and end up knocking back more drinks past midnight, it’s guaranteed the alcohol will still be in your blood the next morning.
Driving is obviously a no-no if you’re over the (very very small) legal limit, but if you’ve been boozing heavily and want to drive the next morning, remember that the alcohol is likely to still be in your body

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