When you’re heading to a party or get-together, buying a 6 pack of beer can be a great way to ensure everyone has something to drink. But how much does a 6 pack of beer weigh? The answer may surprise you.
How much does a 6 pack of cans beer weigh?
Generally speaking, an average 12-ounce can contain approximately 0.75 pounds (330 ml), so the total weight of 6 packs of 0.75 pounds (330 ml) beers of about 4.5 pounds (2 kg). However, this number can vary depending on factors such as the size and type of beer as well as brand variations in terms of carbonation levels and brewing techniques.
The weight of an empty aluminum can will depend on the presence of all the elements and the volume of the container.
If can have a lid and a mechanism for opening, then one can weigh 12-ounce (0.33l) – 0.004585615 oz (13g).
How much does a 6 pack of bottles beer weigh?
Nowadays beer is also sold in glass bottles of 0.33 liters, 0.5 liters, and 0.45 liters. So, it is clear that both an empty bottle and a full bottle will weigh more or less depending on the volume of the bottle and the beer poured into it, for example:
- A 12-ounce (0.33-liter) bottle empty weighs on average 0.6 pounds (265 grams). A full bottle will weigh about 1.3 pounds (600 grams).
- A 17-ounce (0.5-liter) empty bottle weighs about 0.85 to 0.95 pounds (390 to 425 grams). So a full bottle of beer can weigh between 1.96 to 2.1 pounds (890 and 930 grams).
- If the bottle has 15-ounce (450 grams) of beer poured into it, the weight of the bottle is between 1.85 to 1.95 pounds (840 and 880 grams).
Generally speaking, an average 12-ounce bottle contains approximately 1.3 pounds (330 ml), so the total weight of 6 packs of 1.3 pounds (330 ml) beers of about 7.8 pounds (3,5 kg).
In short, the weight of a 6-pack of 12-ounce beer can range from 4.5 pounds (2 kg) to 7.8 pounds (3,5 kg), depending on what container the beer is bottled in. So when you’re shopping for drinks for your next party, don’t forget this so you know what to expect when it’s time to carry them home!