Ever wonder how to get drunk faster at a party? Well chances are most people will tell you to just drink faster, and drink more. However, our booze scientists have a different solution. They suggest mixing whiskey or rum with Diet Coke over regular Coke. Not only can you watch your calories, you can get drunk faster according to these new findings.

A new study out of Northern Kentucky University found that people who use diet sodas as mixers get about 18% drunker than people who drink the exact same amount of alcohol mixed with regular soda. How does diet work faster than regular? The sugar in regular soda slows down how fast your body absorbs alcohol. So there you have it. Be safe, no drinking and driving, and happy drinking.

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