• Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition

  • The Intelligent Escape From Alcohol Addiction
  • By: Craig Beck
  • Narrated by: Craig Beck
  • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 23-08-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Viral Success Ltd
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (22 ratings)


Craig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a nice home and a successful media career. A director of several companies & at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. Outwardly, Craig was a highly successful & functioning professional man in spite of a ‘2 bottles of wine a night’ drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled to control his drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn't believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed.
He tried countless ways to cut down; attempting ‘dry months’, banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend & special occasions (and found that it is amazing how even the smallest of event can suddenly become ‘special’). All these 'will power' based attempts to stop drinking failed (exactly as they were destined to do). Slowly he discovered the truth about alcohol addiction & one by one all the lies he had previously believed started to fall apart. For the first time he noticed that he genuinely didn’t want to drink anymore. In this book he will lead you though the same amazing process.
Thousands of people just like you have quit drinking using this method and their feedback and advice has gone into creating this extended and updated edition. The Craig Beck stop drinking method is unique...

No need to declare yourself an alcoholic.
A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle.
No group meetings or expensive rehab.
No humiliation, no pain and 100% no ‘will power’ required.
Treats the source of the problem not the symptoms.
©2012 Viral Success Ltd (P)2012 Viral Success Ltd
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1 out of 5 stars
By Bob Allsopp on 03-01-14

Worked For Me. However....

What disappointed you about Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition?

...don't be tempted to join the Craig Beck online site that is heavily advertised throughout this audiobook. A lot of the content is limited until you have been subscribed for up to 4 months (to preserve bandwidth apparently). So some content could effectively cost almost £100!! When you are allowed to download content it is all very similar, with identical passages 'cut & pasted' throughout. Actual download files will require some reorganising with filenames, id3 tags, etc - all very unprofessional. The forum is practically dead and I'm not convinced they are all from real subscribers. If you succumb to the adverts in this audiobook and actually join, take out a 1 month offer and then cancel before 28 days and take up the $9.99 VIP offer (which is still double the amount I feel it's actually worth!)

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By robin on 17-05-14

Working for me!!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition to be better than the print version?

I haven't read the print version, yet.

Any additional comments?

I listened to this book on my way to night shift on Monday (2.5 hrs to work and the same return), by the time I got home Tuesday morning I was a non drinker. I have no stress from stopping my daily habit and feel great, I just have to pinch myself to confirm this is real. I did use the Alan Carr book a few years ago and quit for a couple of weeks but this book has worked straight away and I honesty cannot imagine going back to the bad old days of drinking. I have listened to the book daily on my commute which probably helps, most people would not have the time for this, but while I am driving its no problem and Craig tells his story in an engaging manner. Highly recommended.

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4 out of 5 stars
By T on 12-02-13

Worth a listen

I would say I am glad I bought this book...as a social drinker who would not classify themselves as an alcoholic. However I can clearly see where drinking has a negative impact on my life and has to go if I want to achieve the goals I actually care about...weight management and other personal goals that require focus and energy.

I thought the author was a bit over the top at times, but his message rang true and there is some good information and common sense stuff you might need to hear, if you are struggling with some issues based around this socially acceptable drug habit.

Has it "cured me" of my desire to drink? Sure...until I go out Sat night. BUT I will listen to it a few times more to help me in truly changing how I look at it, and see it for the poison it really is.

Good luck :)

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11 of 11 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Benjamin on 20-02-13


Would you listen to Alcohol Lied To Me - Extended Edition again? Why?

Yes. This book is a fundamental read for those who have an alcohol or any addition and want to become free. Craig mentioned in the book that AA fails because it requires the use of will power to stop drinking. Either Craig has never been to an AA meeting, read the Big Book, or ever talked to an AA member. AA uses a spiritual and denounces will power as a path to find and maintain sobriety. As an AA member who seeks knowledge from many sources, I urge Craig to amend this area of his book.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Craig of course.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Learning my ego was the cause of all the detriment in my life.

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