As an expert sommelier and brewer, I can understand why customers may have been misled by the labeling on the small bottles of Fireball Cinnamon. The fact that the bottles are labeled simply as “Fireball Cinnamon” without explicitly mentioning that it contains whisky can lead to confusion. It's understandable that customers would assume that a product labeled as “Fireball Cinnamon” would contain whisky, especially considering the association of cinnamon flavor with whisky in popular drinks like the Hot Toddy or the Whisky Sour.
The lawsuit claims that the manufacturer intentionally created this confusion, and while I cannot comment on the intentions of the manufacturer, it is clear that the labeling could have been more explicit to avoid misleading customers.
To address the question at hand, the alcohol content of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky is 33% by volume, while Fireball Cinnamon is 16.5% by volume. It's important to note that these percentages refer to the alcohol content of the overall product, not just the whisky component. The remaining volume is made up of other ingredients, such as water, flavorings, and sweeteners.
To determine how many shots are in a mini Fireball bottle, we need to consider the volume of the bottle and the typical serving size of a shot. A standard shot in the United States is typically 1.5 ounces or approximately 44 milliliters.
Mini bottles of Fireball Cinnamon usually come in sizes ranging from 50 milliliters to 100 milliliters. Let's assume we have a 50-milliliter bottle. To determine the number of shots in this bottle, we can divide the volume of the bottle by the typical shot size:
50 milliliters / 44 milliliters = approximately 1.14 shots
Therefore, a 50-milliliter mini bottle of Fireball Cinnamon would contain approximately 1 shot.
It's worth noting that this calculation is based on the assumption that the entire volume of the bottle is consumed as shots. In reality, people may choose to consume this product in different ways, such as mixed drinks or sipping it slowly. Additionally, individual serving sizes may vary depending on personal preferences.
Mini bottles of Fireball Cinnamon typically contain enough liquid for approximately 1 shot, based on the assumption that a shot is 1.5 ounces or approximately 44 milliliters. However, it's important to remember that the labeling and marketing of the product should be clear and transparent to avoid any confusion among consumers.