Most people do not know what is a "standard" drink size. Most restaurants and bars serve over the amount of a standard drink. Extra alcohol a bonus? No, because it makes it difficult to determine how much you have had in order to calculate your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). No worries, we have some helpful information below!
Do not rely on "eye-balling" a standard drink size. Check the ounces on all beer cans, bottles, or cups. Most shot glasses are larger than a 1.25 ounce, however some stores do carry that size.
You can determine a standard shot by using a party cup. The rings on a party cup represent sizes; We like to call them cheat sheets. The bottom ring around the cup is for a shot of liquor.
Just to see if you are paying attention, we want to know how many drinks are in...
A: IT DEPENDS! Restaurants, bars, and/or your best friend make drink amounts different!
This information is for educational purposes only ! Remember that if you are in the State of Michigan then it is illegal to drink under the age of 21.