Calculating Your Blood Alcohol Content

Blood Alcohol Level Chart

One drink is considered:

  • One beer

  • One three-ounce glass of wine

  • One short or one ounce of hard liquor

Drink and weight table

WeightNumber of Drinks
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1000.0320.0650.097.0129.01620.1940.2260.2580.291
1200.0270.0540.0810.1080.1350.1610.1880.2150.242
1400.0230.0460.0690.0920.1150.1380.1610.1840.207
1600.0200.0400.0600.0800.1010.1210.1410.1610.181
1800.0180.0360.0540.0720.0900.1080.1260.1440.162
2000.0160.0320.0480.0640.0800.0970.1130.1290.145
2200.0150.0290.0440.0580.0730.0880.1020.1170.131
2400.0140.0270.0400.0530.0670.0810.0950.1080.121

*This table is provided as a reference and it should not be relied upon to determine whether you are capable of operating a motor vehicle. Always keep in mind that there are a number of variables that can influence whether you are legally qualified to drive. Questions regarding those variables should be addressed to experienced criminal defense lawyers.

If you have questions concerning calculation of blood alcohol levels, please contact the attorneys at Hildreth & Rueda, in Austin, Texas, by calling 512-415-7648.