You can take comfort from the fact that there is now academic underpinning for the effect known commonly as “beer goggles”.

In scientific terms, even a little alcohol reduces the ability to assess facial symmetry, which plays a key role in attractiveness and human mate selection.The effect is particularly pronounced in women, with female drinkers less able to distinguish between attractive and not so attractive men after just a couple of vodkas.

via Scientists solve the mystery of how beer goggles work – Science – News – The Independent.