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```									                                                     Deciding how far a supply of alcohol will
go can be a daunting task for the home
figure out how much alcohol you have,
Measurements                                   how much you will need and how long
it will last you.

Common Spirit & Liqueur Measures
The recipes in this book    Standard              Metric
use US Standard units       1/16 oz               1.85 ml
of measurement. If you
1/8 oz                3.7 ml
are more accustomed
1/4 oz                7.4 ml
to using the Metric
system, this chart will     1/3 oz                9.9 ml
necessary conversions.      1 oz                  29.5 ml
1 1/2 oz              44.5 ml
2 oz                  59 ml

Standard Drink Sizes

Liquor, wine and beer                  Standard      Metric
each contain a different   Liquor      1 1/2 oz      44.3 ml
concentration of
Wine        5 oz          147.5 ml
alcohol. The standard
Beer        12 oz         354 ml
servings, however, have
approximately equal
amounts of alcohol.

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Measurements & Reference                                   C H A P T E R 13

Spirit Bottle Sizes & Servings
It can be difficult to          Bottle Size   Ounces     1-oz         1 1/2-oz
estimate how many                                        Servings     Servings
drinks a bottle of liquor       375 ml        12.7       12           8
will give you. This chart       750 ml        25.4       25           17
how many servings you
1.75 liters   59.2       59           39
will be able to pour
3 liters      101.4      101          7
spirits.

Wine Bottle Sizes & Servings
It is not always easy           Bottle Size     Ounces          5-oz
to determine whether                                            Servings
you have enough                 375 ml          12.7            2.5
wine to serve your              750 ml          25.4            5
guests. This chart will         1 liter         33.8            6.5
take the guesswork
1.5 liters      50.9            10
out of estimating how
far the bottles you
have will go.

Keg Sizes & Servings
For serving beer to         Keg Size Gallons 1/2-pint 1-pint      1 bottle
a crowd, nothing                             Servings* Servings** (12 oz)
beats the keg. This         1 Keg   15.5      248        124          165