February 14, 2017
It can be difficult to keep track of how much alcohol you are consuming. Different types of drinks contain different amounts of alcohol.
A drink is often much more than a ‘standard drink’. An Australian standard drink contains 10g of alcohol (12.5ml of pure alcohol). You can count the number of standard drinks you are consuming to keep track of how much you are drinking.
Some of these problems can be overcome by using a standard measure of the amount of alcohol that is being drunk, called a ‘standard drink’.