BAC Chart

Any “average elimination” charts are simply that—for the average person.   Your rate could well be SLOWER, meaning that your BAC level would be higher than shown here, at a given time.   The purpose of this comparison chart is to demonstrate why SLOWING down consumption can be very beneficial to most drinkers, especially those who have larger body size, especially the average male drinker (versus average female of the same weight).

# of Drinks Consumed [in 1 hour] jigger   (1 ¼ oz.)   of   80-proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer, or 4 oz. of table wine.
1 2 3 4 5
Body Weight Pounds Average Drinker’s Elimination is 0.015% per hour
100 .038 .075 .113 .150 .188
120 .031 .063 .094 .125 .156
140 .027 .054 .080 .107 .134 A BAC of ³ 0.080
legally intoxicated in MOST states). And,           0.050 is considered NOT impaired in most.
160 .023 .047 .070 .094 .117
180 .021 .042 .063 .083 .104
200 .019 .038 .056 .075 .094
# of Drinks Consumed [in 2 hours] jigger   (1 ¼ oz.)   of   80-proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer, or 4 oz. of table wine.
1 2 3 4 5
Body Weight Pounds Average Drinker’s Elimination is 0.015% per hour
100 .023 .060 .098 .135 .173
120 .016 .048 .079 .110 .141
140 .012 .039 .065 .092 .119 A BAC of ³ 0.080
legally intoxicated in MOST states). And, £ 0.050 is considered NOT impaired in most.
160 .008 .032 .055 .079 .102
180 .006 .027 .048 .068 .089
200 .004 .023 .041 .060 .079
# of Drinks Consumed [in 3 hours] jigger   (1 ¼ oz.)   of   80-proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer, or 4 oz. of table wine.
1 2 3 4 5
Body Weight Pounds Average Drinker’s Elimination is 0.015% per hour
100 .008 .045 .083 .120 .158
120 .001 .033 .064 .095 .126
140 .000 .024 .050 .077 .104 A BAC of ³ 0.080
legally intoxicated in MOST states). And, £ 0.050 is considered NOT impaired in most.
160 .000 .017 .040 .074 .087
180 .000 .012 .033 .053 .074
200 .000 .008 .026 .045 .064