The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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What is a Drink?

What is a “Drink” =

  • 12 ounces of beer (e.g., 1 can or bottle of beer) – OR –
  • 5 ounces of wine (e.g., 1 glass of wine in a typical wine glass) – OR –
  • 3 ounces of fortified wine – OR –
  • 1.5 ounces of hard liquor (e.g., 1 shot of rum)

standard-drink-chart(Source: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/standard-drink)

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