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Standard drinks guide

These are only an approximate number of standard drinks. Always read the container for the exact number of standard drinks.

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Number of standard drinks - beer

Full strength 4.8% alc. vol

285 ml glass - 1.1 standard drinks
375 ml bottle or can - 1.4 standard drinks
425 ml glass - 1.6 standard drinks
24 x 375 ml case - 34 standard drinks

Mid strength 3.5% alc. vol

285 ml glass - 0.8 standard drinks
375 ml bottle or can - 1 standard drink
425 ml glass - 1.2 standard drinks
24 x 375 ml case - 24 standard drinks

Low strength 2.7% alc. vol

285 ml glass - 0.6 standard drinks
375 ml bottle or can - 0.8 standard drinks
425 ml glass - 0.9 standard drinks
24 x 375 ml case - 19 standard drinks

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Number of standard drinks - wine

Red wine 13% alc. vol

100 ml standard serve - 1 standard drink
150 ml average restaurant serving - 1.5 standard drinks
750 ml bottle - 7.7 standard drinks
2 litre cask - 21 standard drinks
4 litre cask - 41 standard drinks

White wine 11.5% alc. vol

100 ml standard serve - 0.9 standard drink
150 ml average restaurant serving - 1.4 standard drinks
750 ml bottle - 6.8 standard drinks
2 litre cask - 18 standard drinks
4 litre cask - 36 standard drinks

Champagne 12% alc. vol

150 ml average restaurant serving - 1.4 standard drinks
750 ml bottle - 7.1 standard drinks

Port 17.5% alc. vol

60ml standard serve - 0.8 standard drinks
2 litre cask - 28 standard drinks

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Number of standard drinks - spirits

High strength 40% alc. vol

30 ml nip - 1 standard drink
700 ml bottle - 22 standard drinks

Full strength ready-to-drink 5% alc. vol

275 ml bottle = 1.1 standard drinks
330ml bottle - 1.2 standard drinks
660 ml bottle - 2.6 standard drinks

High strength ready-to-drink 7% alc. vol

275 ml bottle - 1.5 standard drinks
330 ml bottle - 1.8 standard drinks
660 ml bottle - 3.6 standard drinks

Full strength pre-mix spirits 5% alc. vol

250 ml can - 1 standard drink
300 ml can - 1.2 standard drinks
375 ml can - 1.5 standard drinks
440 ml can - 1.7 standard drinks

High strength pre-mix spirits 7% - 10% alc. vol

250 ml can - 1.4 - 1.9 standard drinks

High strength pre-mix spirits 7% alc. vol

300 ml can - 1.6 standard drinks
375 ml can - 2.1 standard drinks
440 ml can - 2.4 standard drinks

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