Number of standard drinks by alcohol type

Alcohol type | Serving size | Standard drinks |
---|---|---|

Beer—low strength or ‘light’ (2.7%) | 285ml pot | 0.6 |

375ml can / stubbie | 0.8 | |

Red wine (13%) | 100ml glass | 1 |

Average restaurant serving (150ml) | 1.5 |

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Contents

- 1 How do you work out the number of standard drinks?
- 2 How many standard drinks are in a bottle of beer?
- 3 How many standard drinks is 200ml of beer?
- 4 What is a standard drink size?
- 5 Is 30ml of spirits a standard drink?
- 6 What does 1.4 standard drinks mean?
- 7 How many drinks are in a 750ml bottle?
- 8 How many drinks is 750 ml of whiskey?
- 9 How many beers is a bottle of champagne?
- 10 Can 8 percent alcohol get you drunk?
- 11 How many beers can I have and drive?
- 12 What does 35% alcohol mean?
- 13 What’s healthier beer or liquor?
- 14 What is proof and if a bottle says 40 proof how much alcohol does that drink have?

## How do you work out the number of standard drinks?

The formula to work out the number of standard drinks in an alcoholic drink is: Amount of drink in litres (the volume of the container) multiplied by the percent by volume of alcohol (%) multiplied by 0.789 (which is the density of ethanol at room temperature) equals the number of standard drinks.

## How many standard drinks are in a bottle of beer?

If the label shows that your bottle of beer contains 1.5 standard drinks then you are drinking 15 grams of pure alcohol. If a bottle of spirits contains 32 standard drinks and you pour it into 16 glasses, each glass will contain two standard drinks, even if you add a mixer to it.

## How many standard drinks is 200ml of beer?

200ml glass of beer 4% alcohol To reduce your risk of injury, drink no more than 8.3 drinks of this size on a single occasion.

## What is a standard drink size?

In the United States, one “standard” drink (or one alcoholic drink equivalent) contains roughly 14 grams of pure alcohol, which is found in: 12 ounces of regular beer, which is usually about 5% alcohol. 5 ounces of wine, which is typically about 12% alcohol. 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits, which is about 40% alcohol.

## Is 30ml of spirits a standard drink?

A standard drink means: 100ml small glass of wine (12% alcohol) 60ml sherry, port or fortified wine (20%) 30ml shot/nip of spirits (vodka, rum, tequila) (40%).

## What does 1.4 standard drinks mean?

150ml white wine (11.5% alcohol) = 1.4 standard drinks (average restaurant serving) 30ml spirits (40% alcohol) = 1 standard drink.

## How many drinks are in a 750ml bottle?

Liquor: Mixed drinks have a 1.5-ounce (45 ml) serving of liquor per drink, so a 750-ml bottle will make about 16 drinks.

## How many drinks is 750 ml of whiskey?

If you’re drinking little mini-drinks like that, a bottle of whiskey will give you a whopping 33.8 drinks. To recap, one full-sized (750 ml) bottle of whiskey equals: 25 one-ounce shots.

## How many beers is a bottle of champagne?

beer at 5% ABV and a 5 oz. glass of wine at 12% ABV. At these proportions, the average glass of wine is equal to the average can of beer. As we go into more detail about this below, this means that there are, typically, five beers ‘ worth of alcohol in a bottle of wine.

## Can 8 percent alcohol get you drunk?

8% beers have 8% alcohol by volume and 5% have 5% alcohol by volume ie. The more alcohol you consume, the more alcohol you consume, the more drunk you get! This is the only single reason behind getting more drunk having 8% beer than 5% beer!

## How many beers can I have and drive?

Drink driving is a factor in about one in every seven crashes in NSW where someone is killed so if you are wondering about how much alcohol you can drink and still be safe to drive the simple and safe answer is, zero.

## What does 35% alcohol mean?

70 proof simply means 35% ABV. It is most common for flavored spirits and some higher-proof liqueurs. 70 proof is on the lower end of the scale since proof only measured hard alcohol. This is because spirits are supposed to be higher than beer or wine, both of which are typically below 15% ABV.

## What’s healthier beer or liquor?

1 – 1.5 fluid ounces will be about 100 calories depending on proof. So when it comes down to it beer is the healthier option because it’s just easier to control calories. Unless you enjoy liquor mixed with a non-calorie beverage like seltzer or over ice. it’s just too easy to go overboard in those mixed cocktails.

## What is proof and if a bottle says 40 proof how much alcohol does that drink have?

One of the first things taught in Drinking Alcohol 101 is the definition of the term “proof”: In the U.S., it’s the percentage of alcohol, times two. For example, if a bottle of vodka is 40 percent alcohol, it’s 80 proof.