The percentage of alcohol in alcoholic drinks determines the calories in the drink. Each chart in this article presents calories in alcoholic drinks. The charts will help you choose a low-calorie drink. Scroll down….
Most men and women can’t imagine a life without alcoholic drinks. Whiskey, rum, vodka, champagne, beer, wine and various cocktails form an invariable part of daily diet. Many times, people don’t realize that alcohol beverages add calories to their daily calorie intake, leading to weight gain. Lack of exercise, sedentary lifestyle and excessive calories result in various health conditions like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. It is good that more and more people are becoming conscious about diet and calories. Take a look at the chart of calories in wine first. Women who prefer wine should be aware of calories in wine. Daily calorie intake plays a major role in gaining or losing weight.
Calories in Wine
Wine contains water, alcohol and grape flavor. The quality (flavor, smoothness and color) of wine depends upon the type of grapes used, the method of preparation and the climate and soil in which the grapes are grown. Calories in alcohol beverages depend mainly on the alcohol content.
|Type of Wine||Serving Size||Calories|
|Rose Wine||1 Glass||73|
|Red Table Wine||1 Glass||102|
|White Wine||1 Glass||96|
|Dessert Wine||1 Glass||130|
|Riesling White Wine||1 fl. oz.||23|
|Riesling Sweet Dessert Wine||6 fl. oz.||270|
|Red Wine||3.5 fl.oz.||85|
|Dry Dessert Wine||1 fl. oz.||45|
|Dry Red Wine||3.83 fl.oz.||83|
|Dry White Wine||3.83 fl.oz.||77|
|Sparkling Wine||3.83 fl.oz.||92|
Note: 1 US fluid ounce = 29.5735297 milliliters (about 30 mL).
Calories in Beer
Beer is the favorite drink of most men. Those who drink a large quantity of beer should watch out for its calories. Beer is made from fermented and brewed grains (mostly barley, malt and hops that are responsible for the characteristic bitterness of the drink). The ratio of malt and barley determine the strength of the beer.
|Type of Beer||Serving Size||Calories|
|Mac’s Light (1% Alcohol)||12 fl.oz.||40.6|
|Budweiser Select 55 (2.4% Alcohol)||Bottle||55|
|Miller’s Genuine Draft 64 (2.8% Alcohol)||Bottle||64|
|Beck’s Premier Light (2.3% Alcohol)||Bottle||64|
|Pearl Light (2.2% Alcohol)||Bottle||68|
|Labatt Nordic (0.5% Alcohol)||1 Serving||80|
|Aspen Age (4.1% Alcohol)||Bottle||94|
|Michelob Ultra (4.2% Alcohol)||Bottle||95|
|Natural Light (4.4% Alcohol)||Bottle||95|
|Lager Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||150|
|Stout Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||195|
|Pale Ale Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||147|
|Wheat Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||165|
|Draught Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||126|
|Porter Beer||Pint/12 fl.oz.||200|
|Budweiser (5.0% Alcohol)||12-ounce serving||145|
|Bud Light (4.1% Alcohol)||12-ounce serving||110|
|Heineken Lager (5.0% Alcohol)||12-ounce serving||150|
|Corona Extra (4.6% Alcohol)||12-ounce serving||148|
|Foster’s Lager (5.1% Alcohol)||12-ounce serving||156|
Calories in Whiskey
Scotch ‘whisky’ is always spelled ‘without an e’. The method of preparation, ingredients (it is made from barley and water), the period of maturation determines the quality and aroma of the whiskey.
|Calories in Whiskey Shot||1 shot / 1 fl oz / 27.8g||64|
|Calories in Whiskey and Water on the Rocks||8 oz||124|
|Calories in Whiskey and Soda||Single (25 ml)||56|
|Calories in Whiskey and Diet Coke||Single (25 ml)||64|
|Calories in Whiskey and Coke||Single (25 ml)||129|
|Calories in Whiskey Sour||1 oz||110-128|
|Calories in Scotch||1 oz||61-65|
|Jack Daniels Tennessee whiskey 80 Proof (40% alc)||1.5 fl oz||98|
|Johnnie Walker Black (40% alc)||1.5 fl oz||95|
|Seagram’s 7 Crown (40% alc)||1.5 fl oz||95|
|Talisker whiskey (46% alc)||1.5 fl oz||111|
|Whiskey plus Lemonade||single serve||80|
Calories in Vodka
Good quality vodka contains a single ingredient like potato or wheat. The quality of the drink depends upon the smoothness and taste of the drink.
|Vodka and Diet Coke||5.66 fl.oz.||56|
|Smirnoff Ice||12 fl.oz.||175|
|Vodka plus Coke||5.83 fl.oz.||120|
|Vodka plus Orange Juice||5.83 fl.oz.||125|
|Vodka plus Red Bull||5.83 fl.oz.||113|
|Vodka plus Soda and Lime||6.66 fl.oz.||75|
|Vodka plus Tomato Juice||5.83 fl.oz.||100|
|Vodka plus Tonic Water||5.83 fl.oz.||90|
Calories in Rum
Rum is made from the byproducts of sugarcane. It is made by fermenting and distilling molasses and sugarcane juice.
|Rum and Diet Coke||1 oz. rum||65|
|Bacardi Silver||12 fl oz||225|
|Bacardi Silver Lemon||12 fl oz||225|
|Rum, 100 proof||1.5 fl oz/1 jigger||125|
|Rum, 94 proof||1.5 fl oz/1 jigger||115|
Chart of Calories in Other Alcoholic Drinks
Additives increase the calories in drinks. The following chart describes calories in other alcohol beverages. I hope the chart includes your favorite cocktail.
|Bloody Mary||1 oz||90|
|Vodka Martini||1 oz||70|
|Sex on the Beach||1 oz||150|
|Sea breeze||1 oz||140|
|Long Island Iced Tea||1 oz||275|
|Gin and Tonic||1 oz||180-185|
|Green Apple Martini||1 oz||144-148|
Phew! I need a drink now! I hope you found each and every chart of calories in alcoholic drinks, helpful. Each brand of whiskey, wine, vodka, rum, etc. has a unique feel and flavor. Choose the correct drink and stay healthy!