## People also ask

### How big is a fifth of alcohol?

After some research, it turns out that a fifth actually a fifth of a gallon (US) and was the standard bottle size in the US up until 1980. It is equivalent to a 750ml bottle of liquor today.

### What is a fifth of whiskey?

So what is a fifth of whiskey? After some research, it turns out that a fifth actually a fifth of a gallon (US) and was the standard bottle size in the US up until 1980. It is equivalent to a 750ml bottle of liquor today. So when someone says they are going to drink a fifth of whiskey they are going to drink an entire bottle.

### What is a fifth of vodka?

Also, vodka is rank. We drink whiskey鈥?So what is a fifth of whiskey? After some research, it turns out that a fifth actually a fifth of a gallon (US) and was the standard bottle size in the US up until 1980. It is equivalent to a 750ml bottle of liquor today.

### Why is it called a fifth in a bottle?

The term fifth, however comes from when bottles were 4/5 of a quart, which is the same as 1/5 of a gallon. Why do We Still Use the Term Fifth? We no longer measure bottle sizes by fractions of a pint or gallon, and the term fifth may be archaic.