"There's one right there" I gesture to a glass of water on the table.
"No, a drink" was the reply, paired with a pointed look.
"OH! Ok, I'll drive, get Mum and Dad, we're off"
And 10 minutes later we were warm and cozy in one of our pubs, enjoying some crisp, local ales, wine and mixers.
You can tell we're related.
And value our family time.
On the plus side, supporting local breweries mean that this bonding tradition can continue into the next generation.