How well do you really Know Limits? Find out with our Responsible Consumption quiz.

Casper’s vibrant local event scene is one of the reasons our community is such a great place to live, work, recreate and raise a family. To keep it thriving, consuming alcohol responsibly is critical for a safe and fun experience. So it’s up to you to know when you’ve had enough. Hold your friends accountable and do the right thing. Know Limits.

Tips on Drinking Responsibly

1. Plan a ride ahead of time.

Designate a driver, have someone ready to pick you up or use Safe Ride, Uber, Lyft or call Casper Cabs. Know how you’re going to get home before you start drinking.

2. Make sure you’re eating and drinking water.

You know not to drink on an empty stomach, and there’s so many great options to choose from in Casper, that you just need to eat when you drink alcohol. And water pairs great with whatever you’re drinking.

3. Don’t overdo it.

A little bit can go a long way, so just stop before you’ve had too many. Your boss or mother-in-law might be there, so behave accordingly.

Responsible Consumption Quiz


#1. How much pure alcohol is your liver capable of eliminating per hour?

The liver can metabolize approximately one drink per hour. It can not speed up the detoxification process if there is excessive alcohol in the blood.

#2. Your alcohol tolerance level affects your BAC.

Your tolerance does not impact your BAC, but rather makes your BAC feel lower than it actually is. This means that you will feel less affected by alcohol and it will take more alcohol to reach the feeling of being drunk.

#3. Which macronutrient group best slows alcohol consumption?

Protein is the most important food group to eat while drinking due to the way your body breaks down the alcohol and food.

#4. The state of Wyoming recommends requiring ID for any who looks under what age?

Have your I.D. at the ready if you plan to enjoy a night out on the town.

#5. Carbonated mixers may increase alcohol's absorption rate.

Carbonated alcoholic drinks increase the rate of alcohol absorption. This is because the pressure inside the stomach and small intestine forces the alcohol to be absorbed more quickly into the bloodstream. Sugars and juices mixed with alcohol also speed up the absorption rate.

#6. Teens who start drinking before what age are more likely to develop a use disorder later in life?

Research shows that people who start drinking before the age of 15 are at a higher risk for developing alcohol use disorder (AUD) later in life. Learn more at Get the Facts About Underage Drinking.

#7. Which of the following can lower BAC?

Select all that apply:

The only method to effectively reduce your BAC is to not drink over a period of time. Food, water, and exercise do not reduce your BAC and the effects of alcohol.

#8. Which of the following is higher in pure alcohol content?

One standard drink contains roughly 14 grams of pure alcohol. For beer, this amount of alcohol is found in 12 ounces of regular beer, which is usually about 5% alcohol. For wine, 5 ounces is typically about 12% alcohol. For liquor, this is 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits, which is about 40% alcohol. Knowing your limit starts with knowing your drinks! The type of drink you have matters as each contains different alcohol content.

#9. The best way to get home after you've been drinking is:

Select all that apply:

Drinking impairs decision making, know your limit and plan a safe ride home. Designate a driver, use a lift service like Uber, or call Natrona County Safe Ride. Nothing ruins the fun more than a DUI or injury related to alcohol. Help keep our community safe by knowing your limit, practicing smart consumption, and not driving drunk.

#10. How can you drink responsibly?

Select all that apply:

Consuming alcohol responsibly is critical for a safe and fun experience. Make sure to plan a ride ahead of time, eat and drink water while you are drinking, and don’t over do it. Hold your friends accountable and do the right thing. It’s up to you to know your limits.