Great British Bake-Off Drinking Game

The Only OFFICIAL(ish) Great British Bake-Off Drinking Game: Full Rules

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UPDATE: Lightweight version can be found here.


  • Drink 1 finger for each statement of political provocation
  • Drink 1 finger for every proud relative present
  • Drink 2 fingers for every use of the word ‘gloopy’
  • Drink a bottle of gin when the winner is announced

Drink 1 Finger:

  • Every time the words “Soggy Bottom” are mentioned
  • Every “Good Bake”
  • Every “Good Crumb”
  • Every “under-“ or “over-baked”
  • Every time Paul slags a bake, with an additional 2 fingers if Mary follows with a tactful yet backhanded compliment
  • Every time the presenters eat something
  • Every time there is a close up of a contestant doing an odd facial expression


Drink 2 fingers:

  • Every intended double entendre or innuendo from Mel and Sue
  • For each individual disaster in the technical bake
  • Every montage with sheep or animals
  • Every time Paul scrapes a bake with his knife


Drink 3 fingers:

  • Every unintended double entendre from Mary, Paul or the contestants
  • Every time someone pleads or prays in front of an oven
  • Every time Mary gives a silent but clearly disapproving glance

Finish your drink:

  • Every time you spot a knitted Owl
  • Every time a contestant cries
  • If a squirrel is mentioned or shown
  • If someone drops a cake