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Written by DP | Updated

Buddy the Elf pouring booze into his coffee mug as he plays the Elf Drinking Game
Elf Drinking Game

Before we get started, if you've watched Will Ferrell on SNL do his Robert Goulet skits, give out five drinks. That stuff is hilarious. Also, if you and a friend can recreate any Ferrell/Cheri Oteri Spartans cheerleading bit, you can give out 5 drinks each.

Give out a drink to anyone who can't complete the quote, "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is ..."

One thing you don't want to do is drink a Mad Elf while playing the Elf Drinking Game. That's because Troeg's holiday beer is 11% ABV and will absolutely ruin your night if you have too much of it.

Take One Drink

  • If Buddy asks a question
  • If Buddy screams "Santa"
  • If someone sings

Take Two Drinks

  • If Buddy eats ABC gum
  • If Buddy gets hurt
  • When baby Buddy crawls into Santa's sack
  • When Elves make Etch-a-Sketches

Take Three Drinks

  • When Jon Favreau performs a paternity test

Take Four Drinks

  • When Buddy eats cotton balls

Finish Your Drink

  • When Artie Lange appears as Fake Santa
  • When Walter opens a gift from Buddy that was addressed to, "that Special Someone"


  • When Peter Dinklage is called an angry elf.


  • When Buddy drinks an entire two-liter of Coke, you drink with him
  • When Buddy machine guns those snowballs, everyone drinks along

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