Researcher found that people who drank alcohol and had a blood alcohol level of 0.07 or higher were worse at completing problems that required attentional control but better at creative problem solving tests.

The bottom line is that we think being too focused can blind you to novel possibilities, and a broader, more flexible state of attention is needed for creative solutions to emerge,

“Consciousness and Cognition” Volume 21, Issue 1, March 2012, Pages 487–493; Uncorking the muse: Alcohol intoxication facilitates creative problem solving; Andrew F. Jarosz, , Gregory J.H. Colflesh , Jennifer Wiley