Nathan Priday, of Middle Wardens, Leintwardine, Craven Arms, was caught driving a Renault Clio on the A4110 at Adforton, near Leominster, shortly after midnight on October 27 last year.
A blood test found Priday, aged 23, had 98 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. The legal limit is 80mg.
Priday pleaded guilty at Hereford Magistrates Court to driving a motor vehicle while above the alcohol limit.
Magistrates fined him £215 and banned him from driving for 12 months. His road ban will be reduced by three months if he completes a course.