The German study, which followed 149 alcohol-dependent adults for 14 years found that heavy drinking will generally kill more quickly than smoking, women are at much greater risk of death than men.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."