Strong low calorie alcohol

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    What is the strongest alcoholic drink with the least calories?
     
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    What is the strongest alcoholic drink with the least calories?

    Trick question.

    Each gram of alcohol has seven kCals in it so the stronger the drink, the higher the calories. You could drink straight grain alcohol and still get a whack of calories. Also, it is metabolized very similarly to fat, so as far as nutrition goes, figure it's nothing but a mouthful of fat.
     
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    ^^^ That said, calorie count will climb as mixers are added. So, for a strong drink and to keep the calorie count down, stick to Martinis, Sours and ditch the cocktails with sugar, syrup, creams, etc...

    Here's a table that may be useful

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...121900285.html
     
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    The one you drink until you puke.
     
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    Here's the problem.

    Ethanol is ~ 7.1 calories/gram.
    Carbohydrates and proteins are ~ 4 calories/gram.

    Since Piobaire beat me to it, I will add something. Typical juice runs 37-54g of carbohydrates per 12oz. Typical soda is 40g of carbohydrates per 12oz.
     
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    ^^^ That said, calorie count will climb as mixers are added. So, for a strong drink and to keep the calorie count down, stick to Martinis, Sours and ditch the cocktails with sugar, syrup, creams, etc...

    Here's a table that may be useful

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...121900285.html


    Wow, a mudslide is 820 calories!
     
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    Lowest calorie drunk: Shots of straight alcohol, no chaser. Or same alcohol mixed with diet sodas.
    Bottom line: alcohol isn't good for you or your diet, no matter how you slice it.
     
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    What is the strongest alcoholic drink with the least calories?

    The perpetual drinking has caught up, no? About time...
     
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