The hard seltzer market is really taking off in a big way currently. One of the most popular is the mighty Vizzy brand with the impressive Vizzy Hard Seltzer. They taste so refreshing, there is hardly any calories and often you can’t taste the alcohol. This leads many to question just how much alcohol is in a Vizzy, is it more or less than a shot of vodka? How many Vizzy Hard Seltzers equals a shot of vodka?
How many Vizzys equals a shot of vodka?
A 12fl oz 5% ABV Vizzy has the same alcohol (14g of pure alcohol), as a 1.5fl oz shot of 40% vodka. So the answer is 1 Vizzy is equal to one shot of vodka or any spirit at 40% ABV.
A Vizzy Hard Seltzer is equal to a shot of vodka, a standard glass of wine and a standard beer.
What is a standard drink?
Trying to compare alcoholic drinks across the spectrum is very difficult. How do you judge a shot of vodka vs anything else.
Luckily for everyone, the USDA have devised a list of “standard” alcoholic drinks. Each one contains the exact same amount of alcohol – 14g of alcohol (0.6 ounces).
Below is a list of the standard drinks, volumes and ABV that all give 14g of alcohol.
|Drink and volume||Alcohol content|
|12fl oz Beer||5%|
|5fl oz Wine||12%|
|1.5fl oz Spirit||40%|
Is Vizzy Hard Seltzer the same as a Standard Beer?
In terms of alcohol and volume, Vizzy is exactly the same as a standard beer. They both are 12fl oz in volume and 5% alcohol by volume.
As Vizzy is the same a standard beer, it follows on that it is the same as a standard 1.5fl shot of spirit, such as vodka.
How many shots of vodka in a bottle?
There are 16 full shots and very nearly 17 shots of vodka in a full bottle. A shot is 1.5fl oz and there are 25.4fl oz in a standard 750ml bottle of vodka. The precise answer is there are 16.91 shots of vodka in a bottle of vodka
Full article here
How many shots of vodka in a handle?
There are 33.8 shots in a handle of vodka. A shot is 1.5fl oz and there are 50.7fl oz or 1750ml in a handle bottle of vodka. It represents half of a fluid gallon of vodka. A handle is over twice the size of a 750ml bottle of vodka.
Full article here
How many Vizzy Hard Seltzers equal a bottle of vodka?
If 1 Vizzy equals 1 shot of vodka and there are 16.9 shots of vodka in a bottle…
There is the equivalent of 16.9 Vizzy Hard Seltzers in a bottle of vodka
How many Corona Hard Seltzers equal a handle of vodka?
If 1 Vizzy equals 1 shot of vodka and there are 33.8 shots of vodka in a bottle…
There is the equivalent of 33.8 Vizzy Hard Seltzers in a bottle of vodka
How many Vizzy Hard Seltzers to get drunk?
Vizzy Hard Seltzer doesn’t really taste alcohol but we have seen each can is the same a shot of vodka so just how many would you need to drink to get you drunk?
The CDC states it takes the average 160lb adult male, 4 standard beers to get drunk. A standard beer is 12fl oz and 5% ABV which is the same as a Vizzy. The 4 Vizzys have to be drank over 1-2 hours. If you are a female or lighter then it will take less Vizzy Hard Seltzers, if you are a significantly heavier male, it may take 5+ Vizzy Hard Seltzers to get drunk.
Full article and math can be found here
Can you drink Vizzy Hard Seltzer and drive?
The legal definition of being drunk is the same as the DUI level. If your blood alcohol concentration is higher than 0.08% then you are deemed drunk and not allowed to drive.
This means that it would on average take 4 Vizzy Hard Seltzers before you would blow a DUI on a breathalyser. This doesnt mean than drinking 3 Vizzy Hard Seltzers and driving is safe, it is not. There is no safe level of alcohol and driving as even small amounts can impair you.
These are the effects as your BAC rises but staying in the legal zone
- 0.02% – Probably the lowest measurable BAC where you can track any brain issues. You may feel more relaxed and potentially make poorer decisions.
- 0.05%: When you hit this BAC, your behaviour will may become over exaggerated. Speak louder and gesturing more are common. You may also begin to lose control of small muscles like the ones that control your eyes leading to blurry vision.