Reaching .08 on the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Scale depends on many factors, such as the type of beer and how much alcohol content it contains. Generally, a .08 BAC level requires an average adult male to consume about four drinks (12-ounce beers) over two hours.

However, this number is highly individualized as body weight and certain food consumption also affects BAC levels. Each person processes alcohol differently, so understanding your own personal limits with every drink is essential to staying safe while drinking.

Number of Beers to Become Intoxicated

Most men can consume 4 beers before reaching a blood alcohol level of .08