An amusing English tarot deck paying homage to all aspects of drinking. Beginning with The Drunken Fool, the majors of the Alcohol Tarot cover beer, spirits, wine, pubs, raucous ladies, even the dreaded morning after, in true-to-life photographic style.
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The Drunken Prophet
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Self Published 2003
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Alcohol Tarot review by Solandia
The Alcohol Tarot is a British novelty Tarot devoted to the fun, frivolity and excesses of drinking and (over)consumption of alcohol. According to the authors, the 78-card deck has restored “the ancient link between alcohol and tarot” but can also be used just like any traditional tarot deck.
The card art is photographic and very true-to-life, surrounded by a beery border mimicking the shading of a beer glass viewed from the side. The trumps are traditionally titled and the lesser cards are divided into four suits of Beers (Wands), Lager (Cups), Spirits (Swords) and Wines (Coins).
The trump cards show scenes of rowdy revelry associated with each of the major archetypes. The Fool here is The Drunken Fool, a man with his foot literally inserted in his mouth. The Emperor is in...
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Name: Alcohol Tarot
The Drunken Prophet
Publisher: Self Published 2003
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Modern
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Spirits, Wine, Lagers, Beers
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant, The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 2.76 x 4.72 in. = 7.00cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: English
Companion Material: Downloadable little white booklet is available on the creator's website.