Phase One: 1 to 2 drinks

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Phase One
Now you know how much alcohol is in a common drink, but do you know how those drinks will affect your judgment? Or how many drinks make it illegal for you to drive a car?

Here are the four phases an average 130-pound woman can expect to go through over a two-hour period of drinking.

Phase One: Feeling Good. After one or two drinks, your blood-alcohol concentration is probably around .04. You feel more social. You have a warm physical glow.