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What is a pour line?

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What is a pour line?

The single pour line (or plimsoll line) is often misunderstood. It is used by restaurants to pour a consistent serve for paying customers. Depending on the restaurant, this may be 100mL pour line, 150mL pour line and sometimes even 250mL pour line.


What does this mean for you?


You may be consuming 1.5x or 2x a legal standard drink volume  thinking you just had one glass. 

That's fine unless you're:

The Standard Drink Company - Myths

So what is a standard drink? 

Modern wine glasses have TRIPLED in size in the last 50 years. It's hard to know what's standard and it's tempting to fill up the glass.

Our range of smart pour drinkware make it easy to pour a standard drink effortlessly. But what about when you're not at home? 

The table below lists 1 standard drink volume for different alcohol strengths. Or Download our handy standard drink pocket guide to your phone for the occasions you need to know. We are having to drive more than ever.



 Alcohol strength Standard drink volume Examples
3% 420mL Average strength beer
6% 210mL Strong beer
10% 125mL Light wines, white wine, rose, moscato
14% 90mL Richer wines, red wine, pinot, shiraz, prosecco
20% 60mL Fortified wines, ports, dessert wines, malibu
40% 30mL Vodka, Whiskey, Gin, single shots

You can see why single pour lines in restaurant glasses is unlikely to equal standard drink. But at least it's a handy reference. 

Why are we telling you all this?

Our Smart Pour Drinkware Range - A must have for any serious home entertainer

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  "I was searching for wine glasses with 100ml marking" 

With a standard drink in every glass, our smart pour drinkware range certainly takes the thinking out of drinking. Drinking mindfully and on your terms, has never been easier. Cheers to that! 

Not only do we have wine glasses with 100mL line, which is a standard drink for typical wines, but we've got you cover for a range of other alcohols. 

Every serious home entertainer should have a set:

  • Your guests can truly relax
  • Stay under 0.05
  • Easy portion control
  • Teach your adult kids to recognise a responsible amount 

Smart pour drinkware, making your place everyone's favourite bar.  SHOP HERE

Watch the video to see how it works


Click to explore our smart pour glassware range: 

The Standard Drink Co Multi Pour Line System



The Standard Drink Company Glasses 

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