Are beer and whiskey the same thing?
If you're talking about Scotch whisky, the answer is yes! And it's known as "distiller's beer", made from just barley, yeast, and water. Whiskey is typically made primarily from corn (fermented in the same way as beer) and then distilled. … Technically you can distill beer.
Which is better to drink beer or whiskey?
It is believed that an adequate amount of whiskey is good for older people who have cardiac problems, whereas beer has vitamin B, and is considered to relieve menstrual cramps as well as to help lower cholesterol levels. Whisky is much stronger than beer as it is a spirit, and clearly more harmful.
What is more fattening beer or whiskey?
A serving of 80 proof vodka or whiskey (1.5oz) has 96 calories. The average 5% alcohol beer has 153 calories. Keep in mind, though, that vodka, whiskey, and other liquor is rarely served as just a shot, and is usually mixed with something.
How much whiskey is equal to a beer?
beer has as much alcohol as a 1.5-oz. shot of whiskey or a 5-oz. glass of wine.” One ounce of beer contains less alcohol than one ounce of spirits, but the standard serving of beer is a 12-oz.