Alcohol

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Alcohol is a term used to refer to drinks that have the effect of getting you drunk. There are many varieties of alcoholic drinks, and several different strengths. Alcoholic drinks are consumable items that can be procured either through adventuring or a vendor. Unlike other drinks, most alcohol does not restore mana (although there are some exceptions). However, alcohol shares a global cooldown with all other drinks. Some alcoholic drinks also grant benefits such as Well Fed. For the most part, alcohol is used purely for recreation (as in real life). If you drink enough alcohol, you will first become "tipsy", then "drunk", and finally "completely smashed"; after enough alcohol, you will vomit. As you continue to drink, other effects will set in to simulate real life drunkenness. While there are many common alcohols, there are also a number of exotic drinks to be had — which this list tries to compile.

Effects

Main article: Drunk
Blurred vision from drinking

As of Patch 2.3, when you become tipsy, drunk, or completely smashed, the game will announce what you were drinking at the time.

The effects of alcohol are generally mild and don't set in early, though effects like blurred vision depend heavily on what your computer's video quality. \At first, you will become tipsy. For the most part, being tipsy will not affect you much. Slight vision blurring or unintentional turning may occur. Continuing to drink while tipsy will make you drunk.

As of Patch 4.0.1, the video effects simulating blurred vision can be turned off by adding SET ffxGlow "0" to your WTF>Config.wtf file.


See tipsy for more information.

Being drunk will cause heavier vision blurring and more movement effects, and the swaying can cause significant loss of course if running or riding (please do not drink and ride — it's not worth it). In addition to the tipsy effects, when you try to talk, the letter "s" will become "sh" and occasionally "...hic!" will be added to the end of your chat line. In Patch 1.6, however, words that became profane through this (such as "sit") no longer had the "s" to "sh" change applied. You might, for instance, say "this is an example" and it will appear as though you said "thish ish an example...hic!". Drunkenness also simulates delusions of grandeur, aggressiveness, and/or confidence by making the level on mobs or flagged enemies appear five levels lower, though it doesn't actually modify the mob's stats and you still receive the same amount of experience.


See drunk for more information.

Being completely smashed doesn't seem to have any new effects, but some, such as screen blurring or turning, are said to appear to worsen. After drinking enough alcohol at smashed the character will cast Drunken Vomit, stunning the character and spewing a green stream of vomit onto the ground.

This table charts the quantity of each type of alcohol that must be consumed to reach each level of inebriation.

Potency Tipsy Drunk Smashed Drunken Vomit
Fairly weak 1 10 18 ?
Typical 1 5 9 ?
Strong 1 3 5 ?
Extremely Potent 1 2 3 ?

List of Alcohol

This section will attempt to list all types of alcohol, but because they are so numerous, it is highly likely more exotic kinds will be missed. All prices are base price, and thus do not factor in discounts.

Purchasable

Multi-Source

Name Alcohol strength Price
Inv drink 13.png [Thunder Ale] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage 50c
Inv drink 13.png [Rhapsody Malt] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage 50c
Inv drink 10.png [Bottle of Pinot Noir] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage 50c
Inv drink milk 02.png [Skin of Dwarven Stout] A typical alcoholic beverage 1s 20c
Inv potion 12.png [Flask of Port] A typical alcoholic beverage 1s 50c
Inv drink 05.png [Flagon of Mead] A strong alcoholic beverage 15s
Inv cask 02.png [Jug of Bourbon] A strong alcoholic beverage 20s
Inv drink 21.png [Sparkling Southshore Cider] Presumed alcoholic, unknown potency 64s
Inv drink 09.png [Junglevine Wine] A strong alcoholic beverage 3s
Inv drink 21.png [Ethermead] Presumed alcoholic, unknown potency 64s

One-Source

Name Alcohol strength Price Source
Inv drink 10.png [Don Carlos Tequila] A strong alcoholic beverage. 3s Boots, Netherstorm
Inv drink 11.png [Evermurky] A typical alcoholic beverage 2s Stomper Kreeg, Dire Maul
Inv drink 03.png [Gordok Green Grog] "Gets you drunk" 15s Stomper Kreeg, Dire Maul
Inv drink 05.png [Kreeg's Stout Beatdown] "Smoooooth" 15s Stomper Kreeg, Dire Maul
Inv cask 02.png [Molasses Firewater] A strong alcoholic beverage 10s Stomper Kreeg, Dire Maul
Inv drink 10.png [Bash Ale] A strong alcoholic beverage 3s 40c Ogri'la Keg King, Blade's Edge Mountains
Inv drink 05.png [Dos Ogris] Presumed alcoholic, unknown potency 64s Ogri'la Keg King, Blade's Edge Mountains
Inv drink 03.png [Plugger's Blackrock Ale] A strong alcoholic beverage 15s Plugger Spazzring, Blackrock Depths
Inv summerfest firedrink.png [Sulfuron Slammer] An extremely potent flaming alcoholic beverage. 20s Plugger Spazzring, Blackrock Depths
Inv drink 11.png [Cenarion Spirits] A strong alcoholic beverage. 3s Lethyn Moonfire, Zangarmarsh
Inv drink 04.png [Nethergarde Bitter] An extremely potent alcoholic beverage. 20s Bernie Heisten, Blasted Lands
Inv drink 04.png [Rumsey Rum Black Label] Drunk to boot. 2s Barkeep Kelly, Old Hillsbrad Foothills
Inv drink 04.png [Stouthammer Lite] Presumed alcoholic, unknown potency 40s Barkeep Kelly, Old Hillsbrad Foothills
Inv potion 10.png [Ethereal Liqueur] Presumed alcoholic, unknown potency 25 Spell shadow teleport.png1 Ethereal Soul-Trader

1 (Ethereal Credits)

Events

Brewfest

Name Alcohol strength Price
Inv drink 08.png [Ogre Mead] Standard alcohol 8s 40c
Inv drink 08.png [Brewfest Brew] A strong alcoholic beverage Conjured1
Inv drink 08.png [Jungle River Water] Standard alcohol 1s
Inv drink 08.png [Thunder 45] Standard alcohol 1s
Inv drink 08.png [Barleybrew Dark] Standard alcohol 50c
Inv drink 08.png [Path of Brew] Standard alcohol 50c
Inv drink 08.png [Thunderbrew Stout] Standard alcohol 4s
Inv drink 08.png [Barleybrew Clear] Standard alcohol 3c
Inv drink 08.png [Barleybrew Light] Standard alcohol 15c
Inv drink 08.png [Small Step Brew] Standard alcohol 3c
Inv drink 08.png [Long Stride Brew] Standard alcohol 15c
Inv drink 08.png [Brewdoo Magic] Standard alcohol 2s
Inv drink 08.png [Thunderbrew Ale] Standard alcohol 2s
Inv drink 08.png [Gordok Grog] Standard alcohol 4s
Inv drink 08.png [Stout Shrunken Head] Standard alcohol 4s

1 Conjured via the [Brewfest Pony Keg].

Other

Name Alcohol strength Event Price
Inv drink 13.png [Greatfather's Winter Ale] A strong alcoholic beverage Feast of Winter Veil 20s
Inv drink 11.png [Steamwheedle Fizzy Spirits] A typical alcoholic beverage. Feast of Winter Veil 1s 50c
Inv drink 10.png [Holiday Spirits] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage. Feast of Winter Veil 50c
Inv drink 03.png [Darkmoon Special Reserve] An extremely potent alcoholic beverage Darkmoon Faire 25s
Inv drink 08.png [Cheap Beer] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage Darkmoon Faire 10c
Inv potion 20.png [Moonglow] A strangely glowing alcoholic beverage Lunar Festival 15c

Profession Based

Name Alcohol strength Profession Level
Inv drink 04.png [Winter Veil Egg Nog] Typical Alcoholic Beverage. Cooking 35
Inv drink 04.png [Captain Rumsey's Lager] Makes you slightly tipsy. Cooking 100
Inv drink 23.png [Hot Apple Cider] Standard Alcohol. Cooking 325
Inv drink 31 embalmingfluid.png [Jade Witch Brew] Presumed Typical Alcoholic Beverage. Cooking, Way of the Brew 550
Inv drink 08.png [Rumsey Rum Light] Drunk to boot. Fishing: Nodes
Inv drink 04.png [Rumsey Rum Dark] Drunk to boot. Fishing: Nodes
  • Links to Thottbot included for quick reference to nodes to fish alcohol from.

Quest Reward

Name Alcohol strength Quest
Inv drink 01.png [Cuergo's Gold] A strong alcoholic beverage N [45] Cuergo's Gold
Inv drink 01.png [Cuergo's Gold with Worm] An extremely potent alcoholic beverage N [45] Cuergo's Gold
Inv drink 14.png [Wizbang's Special Brew] A typical alcoholic beverage A [16] Buzzbox 525
Inv drink 08.png [Aerie Peak Pale Ale] A strong alcoholic beverage A [62] The Finest Down1
Inv drink 13.png [Loch Modan Lager] An extremely potent alcoholic beverage. A [62] The Finest Down1
Inv drink 10.png [Brightsong Wine] A strong alcoholic beverage A [65] The Final Code2
Inv drink 05.png [Stonebreaker Brew] A strong alcoholic beverage H [65] The Final Code2
Inv drink 04.png [Stormstout (item)] Unknown Potency H [15] Chen's Empty Keg
Inv drink 13.png [Trogg Ale] Unknown Potency H [24] Chen's Empty Keg
Inv drink 03.png [Rumsey Rum] Drunk to boot. N [50] Whiskey Slim's Lost Grog
Inv cask 02.png [Keg of Thunderbrew Lager] Gets you pretty drunk. A [15] Thunderbrew Lager
Inv drink 11.png [Suntouched Special Reserve] A fairly weak alcoholic beverage. H [9] The Party Never Ends3
Inv drink 10.png [Peon Sleep Potion] A strong alcoholic beverage. N [61] How to Serve Goblins

1Acquired via [Mirren's Drinking Hat].

2The quest actually spawns a keg anyone nearby can loot when completed.

3Is acquired freely at the party after completion and receiving an invitation.

Loot

Name Alcohol strength Level Range
Inv drink 01.png [Volatile Rum] A strong alcoholic beverage 40-48
Inv drink 08.png [Harkor's Home Brew] <Weak Alcohol> 701
Inv drink 03.png [Dire Brew] An enchanted alcoholic beverage. 48-602

1Lootable ONLY from Harkor's Brew Keg, Zul'Aman.

2Lootable ONLY from Mug of Dire Brew, Blackrock Depths.

Brew of the Month Club

Any brews of the Brew of the Month Club are Unique (24), Bind on Pickup, very intoxicating, cost 1s 50c, and Duration: 14 Days. They are ordered by month available,[1] and during that month you can only buy that alcohol. All the Brews of the Month share an icon.

Month/Year Name Effect
September 2008 Inv drink 10.png [Binary Brew] Speak in binary
October 2008 Inv drink 10.png [Autumnal Acorn Ale] Adored or attacked by squirrels
November 2008 Inv drink 10.png [Bartlett's Bitter Brew] Vomiting

Tavern Tool

This section lists all non-BOP alcohol and is listed alphabetically. Alcohol that can only be purchased during an event are marked with a Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png symbol. Markups are listed for quick reference for RP Taverns trying to make profits. Faction specific alcohol is marked with a Horde or Alliance. Alcohol purchased inside an instance is marked with a Instance portal white.png.

Name Price Markup 25% Markup 50%
Inv drink 10.png [Bash Ale] TBC 3s 40c 4s 25c 5s 10c
Inv drink 10.png [Bottle of Pinot Noir] 50c 63c 75c
Inv drink 03.png [Captain Rumsey's Lager] Cooked Cooked Cooked
Inv drink 11.png [Cenarion Spirits] TBC 3s 3s 75c 4s 50c
Inv drink 08.png [Cheap Beer] 10c 13c 15c
Inv drink 01.png [Cuergo's Gold] Quest Quest Quest
Inv drink 01.png [Cuergo's Gold with Worm] Quest Quest Quest
Inv drink 03.png [Darkmoon Special Reserve] Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png 25s 31s 25c 37s 50c
Inv drink 10.png [Don Carlos Tequila] TBC 3s 3s 75c 4s 50c
Inv drink 05.png [Dos Ogris] TBC 64s 80s 96s
Inv drink 04.png [Winter Veil Egg Nog] Cooked Cooked Cooked
Inv drink 21.png [Ethermead] TBC 64s 80s 96s
Inv drink 11.png [Evermurky] Instance portal white.png 2s 2s 50c 3s
Inv potion 12.png [Flask of Port] 1s 50c 1s 88c 2s 25c
Inv drink 05.png [Flagon of Mead] 15s 18s 75c 22s 50c
Inv drink 13.png [Greatfather's Winter Ale] Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png 20s 25s 30s
Inv drink 10.png [Holiday Spirits] Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png 50c 63c 75c
Inv drink 23.png [Hot Apple Cider] Cooked Cooked Cooked
Inv cask 02.png [Jug of Bourbon] 20s 25s 30s
Inv drink 09.png [Junglevine Wine] 3s 3s 75c 4s 50c
Inv cask 02.png [Molasses Firewater] Instance portal white.png 10s 12s 50c 15s
Inv potion 20.png [Moonglow] Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png 15c 19c 23c
Inv drink 04.png [Nethergarde Bitter] Alliance 20s 25s 30s
Inv drink 03.png [Plugger's Blackrock Ale] Instance portal white.png 15s 18s 75c 22s 50c
Inv drink 13.png [Rhapsody Malt] Alliance 50c 63c 75c
Inv drink 04.png [Rumsey Rum Black Label] TBC Instance portal white.png 2s 2s 50c 3s
Inv drink 04.png [Rumsey Rum Dark] Fished Fished Fished
Inv drink 04.png [Rumsey Rum Light] Fished Fished Fished
Inv drink milk 02.png [Skin of Dwarven Stout] 1s 20c 1s 50c 1s 80c
Inv drink 21.png [Sparkling Southshore Cider] 64s 80s 96s
Inv drink 11.png [Steamwheedle Fizzy Spirits] Inv holiday brewfestbuff 01.png 1s 50c 1s 88c 2s 25c
Inv summerfest firedrink.png [Sulfuron Slammer] Instance portal white.png 20s 25s 30s
Inv drink 13.png [Thunder Ale] Alliance 50c 63c 75c
Inv drink 14.png [Wizbang's Special Brew] Alliance Quest Quest Quest

Lore

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