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Like many drinks, alcohol contains calories -- and too many calories can lead to weight gain.  The amount of calories in an alcohol drink vary widely by type, but should be counted in your daily calorie intake if you’re watching your weight.

Here are some rough counts, but if you want to find the exact number of calories in your favourite drink, check out the What's in your drink section.

25ml 30ml serving of distilled spirit: 55 73 calories
15025ml glass of white wine: 90 111 calories
1 schooner of full strength beerpint of bitter: 170 calories
1 pint of full strength beer pint of lager: 250 228 calories

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