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Filipinos 3rd among world’s heaviest drinkers—study

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 04:55 PM February 04, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines — Bottoms up!

After ranking 15th in the world’s top porn-watchers according to an adult website, Filipinos are now involved in another kind of bottom, shot glass bottoms.

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Known for being one of the best partiers in the planet, Filipinos lived up to their reputation after a recent study of Euromonitor, a research company on market strategies, showed that the fun-loving race was third on the world’s heaviest drinkers.

According to the study, Filipinos drink an average of 5.4 shots of any spirit—vodka, gin, tequila, rum, whiskey, brandy, lambanog, per week, behind South Korea, 13.7 shots, and Russia, 6.3 shots.

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The country’s liquor guzzlers, who drink in times of celebration and grief, outdrank fellow alcohol-lovers from Thailand, Japan, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Slovakia, Brazil and the United States of America in the top ten.

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