That size in the US is sometimes referred to as a "pint" and a 200 ml bottle is called a "half-pint", because once upon a time, liquor actually was sold in US pints, fifths, quarts, and half-gallons. Liquor in the US has been sold in metric-sized bottles since 1980. Same size in Canada is sometimes called a "mickey".
Thereof, how much is 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.
How many pints are in a fifth of liquor?
|Name||US customary units||Metric units|
|European spirit bottle||23.7||700 mL|
|1.14 liter||38.5||1.14 L|
How many pints are in a fifth of whiskey?
Why do We Still Use the Term Fifth?
|Bottle Size, metric||Ounces||Gallon, quart, or pint “equivalent”|
|1.75 liters||59.2oz.||1/2 gallon|
|1 liter||33.8oz.||1 quart|
|750 milliliters||25.4oz.||4/5 quart, a “fifth” or 1.5 pints|
|375 milliliters||12.7oz.||4/5 pint|