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The 11 Lowest Calorie Alcoholic Drinks!

Are you on a diet? Or maybe you are just trying to live a healthier lifestyle? Either way, it may be difficult to make a game plan of what you can and can’t drink when it comes to alcohol. Let Wine Gifted help with this. There are definitely many alcoholic drinks that are calorie heavy, but that doesn’t mean you have to give drinking altogether. There are light options out there. Here are what we consider to be the best lowest calorie alcoholic drinks to choose from.

Vodka and Soda Water

This guy is under 70 calories if you use 1 ounce of vodka.

vodka-soda

Bacardi Rum or Jack Daniels and Diet Coke

Both of these are also under 70 calories (both using a single shot.)

Rum-Coke

Gin and Tonic

A simple, old fashioned drink that is under 100 calories. (Again, use a single shot.)

Gin-Tonic

Vanilla Vodka and Diet Ginger Ale

Have a bit of a sweeter tooth? A single shot of vanilla vodka and diet ginger will help. This is under 100 calories as well!

ginger-vodka

Mojito

If you skip the simple syrup, and leave it at a single shot of white rum, lime juice, soda water, and mint, you van keep it at around 100 calories.

mojito

Tequila and Club Soda

For you tequila fans: single shot of tequila, ice, club soda, and a squeeze of lime will only set you back 100 calories.

Tequila-soda

Dry Red Wine

Yes, the key word is “dry”. You’ll want a wine with the least amount of sugar as possible. The best route would be to find a wine that has under 12% ABV (alcohol by volume.) If you are looking for specific suggestions, you should consider a 4 ounce glass of the following: Merlot  (about 90 calories), Cabernet Sauvignon (about 90 calories), a glass Burgundy about 95 calories, and a Bordeaux (about 95 calories.)

Red-wine

White Wine Spritzer

White wines typically have a higher sugar content, so cutting the amount of wine with come club soda and ice will do some good. You’ll get about 96 calories from this.

wine-spritzer

Champagne

If you drink the real stuff, there are about 78 calories in 1 champagne flute.

CHAMP

Prosecco

If you’d rather go for the Prosecco, that’s okay. There are approximately 108 calories in a 5 ounce glass.

Prosecco

Sea Breeze

Our last drink’s calorie count is a bit higher, but it has more ingredients to work with. With a Sea Breeze, you’re looking at about 180 calories for 1 oz. of vodka, 4 oz. of grapefruit juice, and 1½ oz. of cranberry juice.

SeaBreeze

You see? You don’t have to turn your back on alcohol to stay healthy. 11 low calorie drinks to choose from is not so bad!

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