What does 70cl mean.on.bottle of drink

A 70cl (centiliter) is equivalent to 700ml (milliliters) or 0.7 liters. It is the standard bottle size for spirits and liqueurs (legislation enforced by the European Union) for the EU market.

As per Maltmadness.com, the 'standard' bottle size of 70cl was introduced in the European Union in 1993 to end the chaos of the multitude of bottle sizes that were used before.

Jack Sparrow has his rum, Ron Burgundy has his scotch, and you probably have your own favorite liquor, too. But how much do you know about your beverage of choice from that magical shelf behind the bar?

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