PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Plan on indulging in a cocktail or two over the holiday weekend? Depending on how it is made, it may contain much more alcohol than you think.
The National Institutes of Health is offering a solution. It has an online calculator to measure how much alcohol really is in that margarita you may be sipping on.READ MORE: Man Shot In Hunting Park Section Of Philadelphia
According to the NIH, a normal drink is the amount of alcohol in a 12 ounce beer or 5 ounces of wine. However, with cocktails and mixed drinks, the use of multiple ingredients make it more difficult to get an exact measure.READ MORE: Pete Rose Dismisses Sexual Misconduct Questions At Phillies' Alumni Weekend
So, if you’re looking to check how much alcohol is in your favorite drink, simply type it in here.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
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