Rule of thumb:
Multiply the volume in ounces by the percentage of alcohol in the drink. 60 is one drink.
ex. jigger of standard (80 proof) liquor: 1.5 oz. X 40 % = 60.
So 1 oz. X 50% = 50, or 5/6 of a drink.
Whether or not this is equal to the beer depends on the alcohol content of the beer. The standard is 5%. For 1 12oz. beer X 5% = 60 or one drink.
It's actually less if you are considering the averages (one ounce of 86-proof will contain 0.43 ounces of alcohol and an average serving [pint or 12-oz bottle] at 5 %ABV is at 0.6 ounces).
There is a about 2% ethyl alcohol in a beer. This is included in other alcohols too.
1 ounce = 28.3495 grams; 200 alcohol proof = 100% alcohol content. 2 ounces of 80 proof (40% alcohol) whiskey would be 56.699 grams of whiskey with 22.6796 grams of pure alcohol.
The answer varies in each different liquor, and should be listed on the bottle as "proof". The "Proof" is twice the alcohol percentage, so 40 proof is 20% alcohol, 180 proof is 90% alcohol.
well it depends on what proof that the liquor is if it is 80 proof then it will have 40 percent alcohol and soforth but most liqiour is 40 to 45 percent alcohol
Everclear = 190 Proof - 95% alcohol
Alcohol is a substance found in alcoholic drinks, while liquor is a name for these drinks. So for example one might say "I'm drinking liquor, which contains alcohol." Liquor is a beverage that contains alcohol. Not all alcoholic beverages are liquors though, beer, wine, malt beverages all contain alcohol but are not liquors. To be a liquor the beverage must be distilled from one of the fermented beverages mentioned above. Liquors have a much higher proof rating (200 proof is 100% alcohol, 40 proof is 20% alcohol, 1 proof is a 1/2 %) usually around 40 proof, although Bacardi 151 is famous for being 151 proof (75.5%) and some moonshines are higher even. Also not all alcohol is ethanol (the kind you can drink) isopropyl is a different alcohol (rubbing alcohol) and it is not potable! The exact meaning of liquor has changed over time. Decades ago, liquor often referred to beer and wine in addition to distilled spirits. Hence, the term liquor is somewhat ambiguous.
In general, beer has the lowest proof or percentage of alcohol per quantity of beverage. However, non-alcoholic beer contains up to one-half of one percent alcohol by volume.Standard drinks of alcohol in the US all contain about .6 ounce of alcohol. A standard drink is:A 12-ounce can or bottle of regular beerA 5-ounce glass of dinner wineA shot (one and one-half ounces) of 80 proof liquor or spirits such as vodka, tequila, or rum either straight or in a mixed drink.
A "standard" drink in the United States contains 0.6 ounces of alcohol. That is roughly equivalent to one 12-oz. beer, one 4 oz. glass of wine, or one shot of 80 proof liquor. Beyond that, it depends on the drink and the bartender.
In the United States, the "proof" descriptor for a bottle of liquor is defined as twice the percentage of alcohol by volume. Thus, a bottle labeled as "100 proof" will consist of 50% alcohol-content.
There is actually no "standard size" alcoholic drink, but all alcoholic drinks contain alcohol. Popular sizes for beer are 12 ounce cans and similar sizes of bottles.
Alcohol leaves your system at a rate of about 1 ounce per hour of 80 proof liquor for the average person. So, a 3 ounce martini will take nearly 3 hours for the alcohol to leave your system for the average person. Everyone's metabolic rate is different of course and your activity and health will affect the actual rate.
80 proof liquor freezes at -34.44°C (-30°F) 80 proof liquor freezes at -34.44°C (-30°F)