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Here's How Many Calories Are Actually in Your Favorite Drink

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With sugary unicorn cocktails and oversized fishbowls invading bars, the calorie count of the average tipple is skyrocketing. You might consider returning to tried and true classics to cut down on your daily caloric intake, but even among these old-school cocktails, the calories can vary widely. Here, 21 classic cocktails ranked by calorie count so you can booze smarter.

MATTHEW KELLY / SUPERCALL

128 calories

2 oz scotch = 128 cal.
5 oz club soda = 0 cal.

The Essentials

Scotch
Soda Water
MATTHEW KELLY / SUPERCALL

156 calories

1.5 oz vodka = 96 cal.
.5 oz Cointreau = 48 cal.
.75 oz cranberry juice = 10 cal.
.25 oz lime juice = 2 cal.

The Essentials

Citrus Vodka
Cointreau
Cranberry Juice
MATTHEW KELLY / SUPERCALL

164 calories

2 oz whiskey = 140 cal.
2 dashes Angostura bitters = 4 cal.
1 demerara sugar cube = 20 cal.

The Essentials

Whiskey
bitters
sugar cube
PATRICK SPEARS/SUPERCALL

178 calories

2 oz vodka = 128 cal.
5 oz tonic = 50 cal.

The Essentials

vodka
Tonic
matthew kelly / supercall

182 calories

2 oz white rum = 128 cal.
.75 oz simple syrup = 48 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.
Club soda to top = 0 cal.

The Essentials

White Rum
lime juice
mint
matthew kelly / supercall

184 calories

2 oz vodka = 128 cal.
.75 oz lemon juice = 6 cal.
5 oz tomato juice = 31 cal.
1 tbsp horseradish = 7 cal.
1 tsp celery salt = 0 cal.
4 dashes Tabasco sauce = 0 cal.
4 hefty dashes Worcestershire sauce = 0 cal.
1 celery stalk = 6 cal.

The Essentials

Vodka
Tomato Juice
Worcestershire Sauce
matthew kelly / supercall

190 calories

2 oz white rum = 128 cal.
.5 oz lime juice = 4 cal.
5 oz Coca-Cola = 58 cal.

The Essentials

Rum
Lime Juice
Coca-Cola
matthew kelly / supercall

193 calories

1 oz gin = 73 cal.
1 oz Campari = 80 cal.
1 oz sweet vermouth = 40 cal.

The Essentials

Gin
Campari
Sweet Vermouth
matthew kelly / supercall

198 calories

2 oz whiskey = 140 cal.
.5 oz simple syrup = 32 cal.
.75 oz lemon juice = 6 cal.
1 brandied cherry = 20 cal.

The Essentials

Whiskey
Simple Syrup
Lemon Juice
matthew kelly / supercall

200 calories

2 oz white rum = 128 cal.
.75 oz demerara syrup = 66 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.

The Essentials

White Rum
Demerara Syrup
Lime Juice
matthew kelly / supercall

202 calories

2 oz gin = 146 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.
5 oz tonic = 50 cal.

The Essentials

Gin
Lime Juice
Tonic Water
matthew kelly / supercall

203 calories

2.5 oz gin = 182 cal.
.5 oz dry vermouth = 16 oz.
1 olive = 5 cal.

The Essentials

Gin
Dry Vermouth
matthew kelly / supercall

206 calories

2 oz whiskey = 140 cal.
1 oz sweet vermouth = 40 cal.
2 dashes orange bitters = 4 cal.
1 dash Angostura bitters = 2 cal.
1 brandied cherry = 20 cal.

The Essentials

Whiskey
Sweet Vermouth
bitters
matthew kelly / supercall

208 calories

2 oz tequila = 140 cal.
1 oz fresh lime juice = 8 cal.
.5 oz agave nectar = 60 cal.
Salt rim = 0 cal.

The Essentials

Blanco Tequila
Lime Juice
Agave Nectar
matthew kelly / supercall

212 calories

2 oz vodka = 128 cal.
.5 oz lime juice = 4 cal.
5 oz ginger beer = 80 cal.

The Essentials

Vodka
Lime Juice
Ginger Beer
matthew kelly / supercall

221 calories

1 oz dark rum = 70 cal.
1 oz rhum agricole = 70 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.
.5 oz orange curaçao = 35 cal.
.5 oz orgeat = 40 cal.

The Essentials

Jamaican Rum
lime juice
Orgeat
matthew kelly / supercall

226 calories

2 oz dark rum = 140 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.
5 oz ginger beer = 80 cal.

The Essentials

Rum
lime juice
ginger beer
matthew kelly / supercall

242 calories

3 oz bourbon = 210 cal.
.5 oz simple syrup = 32 cal.

The Essentials

Bourbon
Simple Syrup
mint
matthew kelly / supercall

294 calories

1 oz vodka = 64 cal.
1 oz coffee liqueur = 130 cal.
1 oz heavy cream = 102 cal.

The Essentials

Vodka
Coffee Liqueur
Heavy Cream
matthew kelly / supercall

383 calories

.75 oz vodka = 48 cal.
.75 oz gin = 55 cal.
.75 oz white rum = 48 cal.
.75 oz tequila = 53 cal.
1.5 oz triple sec = 150 cal.
.75 oz lime juice = 6 cal.
2 oz Coca-Cola = 23 cal.

The Essentials

All Clear Spirits
Lemon Juice
Cola
matthew kelly / supercall

644 calories

2.5 oz white rum = 160 cal.
3 oz Coco Lopez = 390 cal.
6 oz pineapple juice = 96 cal.

The Essentials

Rum
Coco Lopez
Pineapple Juice

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