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