Beer vs Whisky (Whiskey): All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Beer - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Whisky (whiskey) - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Beer

At first glance, you can see that in beer is much less calories than in whisky.

Beer has 43 kcal per 100g and whisky 250 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 481%.

In beer and in whisky most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare beer with whisky in details.

Fact 2: Beer And Whisky Nutrition Difference

Whisky vs Beer: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gBeerWhisky (whiskey)
Calories43 250
Water91.96 g63.9 g
Iron0.02 mg0.02 mg
Phosphorus0.02 mg3 mg
Potassium27 mg1 mg
Zink0.02 mg0.02 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.005 mg0.008 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.025 mg0.001 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.513 mg0.05 mg


  • Calories43
  • Water91.96 g
Beer calories per:
100g | ounce | glass | bottle 0,5 | bottle 12 fl oz | can 12 fl oz | bottle 0,33

Calories source

  • 89% CARBS.
  • 11% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Whisky (whiskey)

  • Calories250
  • Water63.9 g
Whisky (whiskey) calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | small glass | bottle 0,7 | bottle 1,0

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 0% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Vitamins: whisky vs beer

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine): whisky 60% more than beer
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): beer 2400% more than whisky
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): beer 926% more than whisky

Minerals: beer vs whisky

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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