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# How long does it take for alcohol to exit the body?

 +1 vote! +9 you voted Answer by  dr84bhl (2789) If you drink alcohol in the evening from 8pm up to 1am in the morning it has been proven you would pass a breathalizer next day at 8am in the morning.

 +1 vote! +8 you voted Answer by  et (154) Your body can process the equivalent of 1 oz of 100 proof liquor (or 5 oz of wine or 12 oz of 5%abv beer) at the rate of 2-3 the first hour and 1 per hour after that up to a total of about 6. Weight and amount of food eaten also plays a factor.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  Binome (1975) It depends on the person's metabolism, but in general it takes one hour for each drink to metabolize. A glass of wine, bottle of beer or shot of hard liquor all take about the same time to metabolize.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  paulz1 (79) It takes about 1 hour for the average body to process 1 ounce of alcohol. This equates to 1 beer, or a glass of wine.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  rfoltz33 (217) It may be safe to say that for every 12 ounce drink you have it takes 1 hour for it to exit the body. The OH portion of alcohol compounds bonds very well with H2O in cells of the body and takes a while for the bonds to be eliminated.

 +1 vote! +0 you voted Answer by  Anonymous a 180 pound male at aprox 30 years of age will metabolize one 12 ounce can of 5% beer per 80 minutes. Add more for stronger content, like 12-16 minutes per percentage depending on if female or male, and fat is a factor. If you have anempty stomach add1houraafulnstomachadd3