Alcohol Information

More information about alcohol can be found in the pdf below.

What is a standard drink in the United States?

A standard drink =

  • 3.7 grams (0.6 ounces) of pure alcohol
  • 12 ounces of beer
  • 8 ounces of malt liquor
  • 5 ounces of wine
  • 1.5 ounces or a “shot” of 80-proof liquor (e.g., gin, rum, vodka, or whiskey)

Click here to learn about the stages of alcohol intoxication (pdf)

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