You like an adult beverage or 17...did you know that was just another sign of your intelligence?!
In two studies, one conducted in the United States and one in the UK, smarter people tend to drink "more frequently and in greater quantities" than their dumber , sober peers.
They determined the intelligence of children and categorized them into five groups ranging from "very dull" to "very bright." Later in their lives, somewhere from 20-40, they were polled and as it turns out, the ones originally labeled as brighter had downed more drinks.
This we aren't exactly sure, but since you and I are so incredibly bright, we know there isn't always a REASON for the drinking, so Slainte!