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Is the Hadith that the Prayer of the one who Drinks Wine isn`t Accepted for Forty Days Authentic?

There is a person who performs the prescribed prayers on their times, but commits the sin of drinking wine once every month or two. In fact he doesn`t get drunk, yet there is a Sharia maxim that says: "If a large amount of anything causes intoxication, a small amount of it is prohibited.” The Hadith in which it is stated (Allah will not accept his Salah/prayer for forty days), should this person wait for forty days then resume the prescribed daily prayers because after he drinks he longs for the prayer but when remembers this Hadith, he abstains from performing it?

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