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Excessive alcohol use has long been recognised as one cause of erectile dysfunction, leading to the euphemism "brewer's droop"; Shakespeare made light of this phenomenon in Macbeth.


  • Farkas, G. M., & Rosen, R. C. (1976). Effect of alcohol on elicited male sexual response. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 37(3), pp.
  • George, W. H., Davis, K. C., Norris, J., Heiman, J. R., Schacht, R. L., Stoner, S. A., et al. (2006). Alcohol and erectile response: The effects of high dosage in the context of demands to maximize sexual arousal. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 14(4), pp.
  • Snyder, S., & Karacan, I. (1981). Effects of chronic alcoholism on nocturnal penile tumescence. Psychosomatic Medicine, 43(5), pp.
  • Snyder, S., Karacan, I., & Salis, P. J. (1981). Disulfiram and nocturnal penile tumescence in the chronic alcoholic. Biological Psychiatry, 16(4), pp.
  • Tan, E. T., & et al. (1984). Erectile impotence in chronic alcoholics. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 8(3), pp.

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