Alcohol Drinks & Grams of Alcohol

 

Alcoholic Drinks & Grams of Alcohol

The amount of alcohol (grams) is dependent on the amount of alcoholic beverage and the percentage of alcohol in the beverage.
Wine:
5 fluid oz of wine
Alcohol % varies. If alcohol content is 12.0% by volume:
5 x 29.5735 x 0.12 x .789 ≈ 14 grams of alcohol

Beer:
Beer 12 fluid ounces
Alcohol % varies. If alcohol content is 5.0% by volume:
12 x 29.5735 x 0.05 x .789 ≈ 14 grams of alcohol

Liquor:
1.5 fluid oz of 80 proof
If 80 proof is defined as 40% alcohol by volume:
1.5 x 29.5735 x 0.40 x .789 ≈ 14 grams of alcohol

 

One US fluid ounce ≈ 29.5735 ml
1 ml of water = 1gram of weight
Ethanol density ≈ 0.789 g/cm3