How many beers equal one shot of liquor?


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one typical 12-ounce beer equals one 1.5 ounce shot of liquor. These are also equivalent to a 5-ounce glass of wine.

Each of the drinks contains .54 ounces of alcohol. This information is important when considering people's blood alcohol content, which represents how much alcohol they have in their bodies. In addition to the number of drinks consumed, blood alcohol content is also affected by how fast drinks are consumed, the amount of food in a person's stomach and the person's weight and gender. Medications or drugs do not influence the blood alcohol content although they can still impact behavior.

Q&A Related to "How many beers equal one shot of liquor?"
One shot of any liquor is one ounce. Therefore, each drink is usually equal to a shot, one glass of wine, one beer & one shot.
One shot of hard liquor is equivalent to one 12 ounce beer ~ both are
The correct way to work out the number of units of alcohol in a drink is to multiply the volume in ml by the %abv. and dividing the answer by a thousand. In the case of your vodka
1.5 ounces.
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