1. All contain the same amount of alcohol
A 12-ounce can of beer, a 5-ounce glass of wine and 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor, all contain the same amount of alcohol.
One 'standard' drink contains roughly 14 grams of pure alcohol.
- 12 ounces of regular beer, (5% alcohol).
- 5 ounces of wine, (12% alcohol).
- 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits, (40% alcohol).