How to Play Beer Darts

Want to feel the excitement and fun of the beer darts game while enjoying the flavor of your favorite beer but don’t know the basic rule? Let’s understand how to play beer darts. Beer darts is a simple game and all its needs is to hit the opponent’s beer and let him drink all the beer can to get win it. let’s get the basic process of playing beer darts with some variations.

How to Play Beer Darts

Following are two basic steps of playing beer darts and some variations:

  • Set up the Game

Playing beer darts requires a minimum of two-player or two teams. So find your opponent to play with. After having an opponent, set two chairs facing both of you maintaining 10 feet distance between them. 

Then place cardboard in front of both chairs so it can protect you and your opponent’s legs from darts. There is another job of cardboard in the game. It needs to move in front of its legs during playing beer darts. 

Then put an unopened beer can facing the chair and decide who’ll go first by slipping a coin. After that divide all the darts between both of you and make sure each of you has at least two darts. Take both of your seats as beer darts can be played in a sitting position.

  • Play the Game

If you want the coin, throw a dart into the opponent’s beer can. Remember, you should remain seated while tossing the dart. If your dart doesn’t hit the can, let the opponent throw it. if your opponent hits your beer can with his dart, you have to drink the entire beer. 

And then replace the can with a new one to continue the game. The play who will drink three beers first will lose the game. After winning the game, you can set out a new beer can to start the game. 

  • Try Variations

You can customize the rule of this beer darts game to boost its fun and excitement. Following are some tips to make a change:

  • You can play the beer darts game in a standing position if prefer or don’t have chairs around. 
  • Instead of drinking the entire beer after your opponent hit it, drink it down till it is level with the hole. then place the beer can in its position and continue the game.
  • If you want to make the game harder or more challenging, extend the distance between the chairs. 
  • Sometimes the beer can don’t get punctured even after being hit by the darts. In this case, you can force your opponent to drink the beer to speed up the game.

Final Words

Beer darts is an extremely funny, exciting, and easy-to-play game using a limited number of essentials including the chair, darts, and beer can. Even a large number of people can play this beer darts game (when are on tour, park, or meeting on various occasions) by dividing between two teams. After knowing how to play beer darts, hope now you can set the game properly and enjoy its fun with your beloved or friend.