Units table

Find out the number of units in some popular drinks.

Type of drinkNumber of alcohol units
Pint of lower-strength lager/beer/cider (568ml, ABV 3.6%)2 units
Pint of ordinary-strength lager/beer/cider (568ml, ABV 4%)2.3 units
Pint of higher-strength lager/beer/cider (568ml, ABV 5.2%)3 units
Bottle of lager/beer/cider (330ml, ABV 5%)1.7 units
Can of lager/beer/cider (500ml, ABV 5.5%)2.8 units
Small glass of wine (125ml, ABV 13%)1.6 units
Standard glass of wine (175ml, ABV 13%)2.3 units
Large glass of wine (250ml, ABV 13%)3.3 units
Alcopop (275ml, ABV 5.5%)1.5 units
Single shot of spirits (25ml, ABV 40%)1 unit
Double shot of spirits (50ml, ABV 40%)2 units