Sometimes people consume more alcohol than they intend. There are many ways to slow consumption and absorption of alcohol. Some simple techniques include:
Low Risk Drinking Guidelines
0—not drinking is always an option
1—no more than one drink per hour
2—no more than two times per week
3—no more than three drinks per occasion
If you're having multiple drinks per hour, it will take your body more time to eliminate the alcohol. A good rule of thumb is two hours per drink.