Serving Drinks: How Much and How
How much liquor is one serving?
Measure your drink with a peg measure till you can measure it with your eyes.
1 small peg or serving holds 25 to 30ml and 1 large peg holds 50 to 60ml. This is the serving size for straight drinks like whisky, vodka, gin, brandy etc.
For wine, about 150 ml is a normal serving.
Port and sherry average serving is about 100ml.
Normal serving of beer is 300 ml-500ml.
Cocktails can vary according to the drink.
Serving Size of Drinks
Peg Measure: Small= 25/30 ml, Large=50/60 ml.
|Type of drink||Serving Size||How to Serve|
|Straight drinks like Whisky, Vodka, Gin, Brandy, Rum||Small: 25/30 ml Large: 50/60 ml||Served straight or with ice, water or soda or in cocktails|
|Red Wine||150 ml is a normal serving||Serve at 15*C with no additions|
|White Wine||150 ml is a normal serving||Serve at 9*C with no additions|
|Champagne||100 ml.||Serve at 7*C with no additions|
|Beer||Can vary from 300 to 568 ml (a pint measure)||Serve chilled with no additions|
|Port and Sherry||Average serving is about 100 ml.||Serve at room temperature with no additions|
|Cocktails||Can vary from cocktail to cocktail: the more alcohol, the smaller the serving.||Normally served chilled with ice and lots of mixers and garnishes.|
|Liqueurs||Average serving is 50 ml||Served straight or with crushed ice.|