Man spent $1,000 a week on beer? - Yahoo! News
Let me put this into perspective for you: that's about 83 bottles a day. Even if by "small bottles" they mean smaller than the standard American 12 oz-ers, that's a fuck of a lot of beer.
Further: if he was to drink all 16 of the standard waking hours, that's about 5 bottles an hour. Every hour.