WHEN I DRINK

1. I was ______ when I had my first sip of alcohol.
Portland      PM Staff
a. Under 12
27%   31%
b. 13-17
54%   45%
c. 18-20
17%   21%
d. 21+
2%   3%
       
2. I generally have at least one drink ______ days per week.
     
a. 1-2
28%   24%
b. 3-5
45%   38%
c. 6-7
22%   38%
d. I don’t drink
2%   0%
       
3. In a normal week, I typically consume ____ drinks.
     
a. 0-2
15%   14%
b. 3-5
28%   21%
c. 6-9
27%   45%
d. 10-14
18%   17%
e. 15-25
9%   3%
f. 25+
3%   0%
       
4. I prefer to drink…
     
a. At home
48%   32%
b. In a bar
49%   68%
c. At work
1%   0



WHAT I DRINK

5. When I drink at home, I typically drink…
Portland      PM Staff
a. Beer
39%   26%
b. Wine
46%   70%
c. Cocktail or mixed drink
12%   4%
d. The hard stuff, straight or on the rocks
3%   0
       
6. _________ most informs my drinking choices.
     
a. Taste
78%   75%
b. Television
0   0
c. Movies
0   0
d. Music
0   0
e. Magazines
1%   4%
f. My friends
12%   14%
g. My parents
1%   0
h. Other
2%   2%
       
7. When I drink hard alcohol, I drink…
     
a. Vodka
33%   23%
b. Gin
15%   23%
c. Whiskey/Bourbon/Scotch
29%   35%
d. Tequila
8%   12%
e. Rum
9%   4%
f. Other
6%   4%        
8. Whiskey is best…
     
a. Neat
23%   29%
b. On the rocks
29%   32%
c. Mixed with something else
23%   14%
d. Left on the shelf
25%   25%        
9. When I drink at a bar, I typically drink…
     
a. Beer
40%   32%
b. Wine
9%   14%
c. Cocktail/mixed drink
44%   46%
d. The hard stuff, straight or on the rocks
6%   7%        
10. On a typical night of drinking in a bar, I consume ________ drinks.
     
a. 0
0   0
b. 1-2
40%   59%
c. 3-4
47%   31%
d. 5-6
7%   10%
e. 6+
4%   0



ON BEING DRUNK

11. I drink to…
Portland      PM Staff
a. Relax
19%   12%
b. Socialize
48%   44%
c. Get drunk
2%   0
d. Enjoy the drink
29%   44%
e. Forget
1%   0
f. Other
1%   0
       
12. I am inebriated after ______ drinks.
     
a. 1-2
8%   14%
b. 3-4
52%   57%
c. 5-7
34%   21%
d. 8+
6%   7%
       
13. After a couple of drinks, I get…
     
a. Happy
70%   61%
b. Angry
0   7%
c. Flirtatious
16%   18%
d. Sad
0   0
e. Other
9%   14%
       
14. True or False: I have driven drunk in the last month.
     
a. True
15%   4%
b. False
85%   96%
       
15. In a typical month, I have _______ hangovers.
     
a. 0
44%   46%
b. 1
33%   36%
c. 2-3
17%   18%
d. 4+
3%   0



ON DRINKING OUT

16. My favorite type of bar is a…
Portland      PM Staff
a. Sports bar
4%   4%
b. Dive bar
21%   35%
c. Cocktail bar
26%   27%
d. Karaoke bar
2%   0
e. Club
3%   8%
f. Hotel bar
3%   0
g. Brewpub
34%   23%
h. Other
8%   4%
       
17. I won’t pay more than _______ for a cocktail.
     
a. $8
49%   31%
b. $10
36%   48%
c. $12
11%   17%
d. $15+
3%   3%
       
18. When I order drinks at a bar, I normally tip ________.
     
a. A buck
42%   48%
b. 10 percent
10%   3%
c. 20 percent or more
43%   45%
d. I don’t tip
1%   0
e. It depends on how good looking the bartender is.
3%   3%
       
19. I prefer my bartender to…
     
a. Free pour
76%   59%
b. Use a jigger (one of those measuring things)
8%   24%
c. Shut up and just serve me my drink
13%   17%
       
20. True or false: I flush the toilet with my foot in bar bathrooms.
     
a. True
62%   62%
b. False
38%   38%
       
21. When drinking out, I prefer to sit…
     
a. At a table
63%   59%
b. At the bar
30%   41%
c. I prefer to stand
6%   0
       
22. When pondering the Portland bar scene, I wish…
     
a. I could find someplace not only full of 20-somethings
37%   43%
b. The drink menus’ type was larger
19%   7%
c. There were three ingredients max per drink
12%   21%
d. More places were like ____________
33%   25%
       
23. True or false: I’ve had a one-night stand with someone I met in a bar.
     
a. True
37%   28%
b. False
63%   72%
       
24. True or false: I’ve married someone I met in a bar.
     
a. True (Note: Vegas does not count)
11%   17%
b. False
89%   83%
       
25. True or false: I’ve been in a bar fight.
     
a. True
16%   14%
b. False
84%   86%
       



WHO I DRINK WITH

26. The musician I would most like to drink with is…
Portland      PM Staff
a. Colin Meloy (The Decemberists)
48%   43%
b. Kanye West
22%   35%
c. Taylor Swift
20%   9%
d. Justin Bieber (in a few years when he turns 21, of course)
4%   4%
       
27. The Portland celebrity I would most like to drink with is…
     
a. Storm Large
25%   36%
b. Gus Van Sant
29%   25%
c. Brandon Roy
26%   14%
d. Ursula Le Guin
15%   25%
       
28. The president I would most like to drink with is…
     
a. Obama
38%   38%
b. Bush (W)
6%   0
c. Clinton
43%   55%
d. Carter
10%   7%
       
30. True or False: I had a drink while taking this survey.
     
a. True
14%   7%
b. False
87%   93%