Crisis Communications U.K. named 16th-drunkest nation, ahead of all other European nations Brits certainly enjoy raising their glass, but at what costs? By Alan PearcyFeb. 17, 2011 SHARE Before you raise your glasses, you should know the number of deaths as a result of liver cirrhosis has increased in recent years, with one out of every 15 male Brits now considered an alcoholic, reports The Telegraph. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.