Prompted by “Study: Consumers Infrequently Combine Marijuana and Alcohol”: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2016/51774/study-consumers-infrequently-combine-marijuana-and-alcohol/
Marijuana consumers do not typically use cannabis and alcohol in combination with one another, regardless of whether they are consuming cannabis for medicinal or social purposes, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction.
That’s really good news, because mixing the two is risky.
I like beer or wine above a certain quality threshold (otherwise, I won’t waste my health), but alcohol’s effects are just too strong in general.
Thankfully exposed to gloriously tasting beers that literally feel like I’m drinking the nectar of the gods (for prime example), having only one of them (usually with a high volume of alcohol) provides the maximum alcohol effect that I want, but certainly fails to satisfy on the amount front (I understandably want to drink more than one nectar of the gods, and still be able to safely drive home about an hour later — casually noting fwiw that I’m in my mid-forties and all-nighters are distant in the rear view mirror of my life — so I’m talking roughly 10:00pm after hanging out with friends for a few hours).
Cannabis and alcohol can be mixed, but it’s a seriously delicate dance, so be seriously careful upon choosing that questionable route (or you’ll be uncomfortably entering spin city, if not far worse).
At the tail end of a cannabis experience, a high-quality beer or glass of wine can be enjoyable.