Does a single shot count as a drink? Yes, in most cases. This is because in the US a single shot of hard liquor contains about 0.6 oz (17.7 ml) of alcohol.
12 ounces of beer is equal to 5 oz of wine, which is also equal to 1.5 oz of hard liquor. Yes, that means you shot of whiskey or rum is equivalent to a glass of red wine.
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Shot Glass Size 0.67 oz (19.8 ml) 0.67 oz (19.8 ml) 0.84 oz (24.8 ml) 1.01 oz (29.8 ml) 1.01 oz (29.8 ml) 1.20 oz (35.4 ml) 1.44 oz (42.5 ml) 1.48 oz (43.7 ml) 1.35 oz (40.0 ml) 2.02 oz (59.7 ml) 2.02 oz (59.7 ml) 1.52 oz (45.0 ml) 1.69 oz (50.0 ml)
A single shot of vodka is around 1.48 oz (44 ml) and contains about 0.6 oz (17.4 ml) of alcohol. This means that a single shot of vodka is equivalent to one standard serving of beer.