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How do the following compare in the amount of alcohol they contain 12 oz beer 5% alcohol 12 oz wine cooler?

How do the following compare in the amount of alcohol they contain 12 oz beer 5% alcohol 12 oz wine cooler?

One 12-ounce can of beer. A gallon of wine. Explanation A five-ounce glass of wine (12 percent alcohol), a 12-ounce can or bottle of beer, and 1.5 ounces of 86-proof liquor all contain approximately the same amount of alcohol.

How do the following compare in the amount of alcohol they contain 12 oz beers?

One 12-oz. beer has as much alcohol as a 1.5-oz. shot of whiskey or a 5-oz. glass of wine.”