2nd October 2019

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How many shots are in a fifth of liquor?

These days most bottles are 750 ml, which is close to 1/5 of a gallon. A gallon contains 128 fluid ounces. So a fifth (1/5) or 750ml contains a tad more than 25 oz, or 25 one-ounce shots. Of course, many use 1 ½ ounce for a standard shot which is around 16 shots.

Keeping this in consideration, how much alcohol is in a pint of vodka?

Hard Liquor: A standard drink contains only 1.5 oz. of 80-proof liquor. So, that means a half pint of hard liquor contains 4 1/2 drinks and a pint contains 8 1/2 drinks. A fifth (750 ml) contains 17 standard drinks.

How much vodka is one drink?

In the United States, one "standard" drink 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.

How many shots of 40 alcohol does it take to get drunk?

However if he shares it with you, you could probably drink about a shot (1.5 fluid ounces) per hour without getting really drunk. If you drink the 40% (80 proof) faster than that, it could happen very fast. About 4 or 5 shots (drink) in an hour would probably get a 15 year old (not familiar with drinking) very drunk.
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