# what does a fifth of liquor look like

• ### What is a fifth of liquor?

• What Is a Fifth of Liquor? A fifth of alcohol, be it a fifth of vodka or any other type of liquor, is another name for a 750 ml alcohol bottle. In the late 19th century, one fifth of a gallon was the legal threshold for individual commercial alcohol sales. Anything larger and you had to go wholesale.

• ### What is the difference between a fifth and a bottle?

• This is the size bottle to buy multiples of if you’re throwing a party since it yields roughly 30 servings per bottle. A fifth, however, is a measurement of alcohol at 750 milliliters, or 25.4 ounces, though it stopped being the standard liquor size bottle in the United States in 1980.

• ### How many ounces are in two fifths of alcohol?

• Two fifths equates to 50.8 ounces, meaning there are about 8.4 ounces in addition to the two fifths in a handle, which is a larger bottle and quantity of liquor.

• ### How much 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.