Friday, 7 August 2015

Alcohol Units - Live Well - NHS Choices



See the guide to find out how many units are in your favourite tipple.

The NHS recommends:

  • Men should not regularly drink more than 3-4 units of alcohol a day.
  • Women should not regularly drink more than 2-3 units a day.
  • If you've had a heavy drinking session, avoid alcohol for 48 hours.
    "Regularly" means drinking this amount every day or most days of the week.




    *Gin, rum, vodka, whisky, tequila, sambuca. Large (35ml) single measures of spirits are 1.4 unitsA 750ml bottle of red, white or rosé wine (ABV 13.5%) contains 10 units.