Like many drinks, alcohol contains calories – and too many calories can lead to weight gain. The number of calories in an alcohol drink vary widely by type, but should be counted in your daily calorific 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 serving of distilled spirit: 55 calories
125ml glass of white wine: 90 calories
1 pint of bitter: 170 calories
1 pint of lager: 250 calories
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