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St. Patrick's Day might leave even the strongest drinkers feeling a bit topsy-turvy. But what about drinking upside down?


That's the imbibing method of choice for one Italian man, who's getting into the St. Paddy's Day pride early by knocking back a pint of Guinness while standing on his head. Much to the amusement of his mates, this daring drinker took barely 15 seconds to chug the dark beer at Chaplin's Irish Bar in Sorrento, Italy.


He was definitely more successful than this Irish tippler, who tipped over before completing his upside-down challenge in 2013:


We don't recommend drinking to excess, but if you're brave enough to try this challenge, stay away from tables and have a friend on hand to catch your fall.