Whisky (whiskey) - calories, weight

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How many calories in whisky?

100g of whisky has about 250 calories (kcal).

Case in point, small glass (100 ml) (100 g) has about 250 calories.

It is about 10% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from small glass (100 ml) (100 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 4.5 apples
  • 3 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 2.5 slices of cheese
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 glasses of milk
  • 13 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 36 minutes, swim for about 29 minutes or run for 25 minutes.

Calories in whisky came from protein in 0%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 0%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of whisky.

Check compares of whisky with other products from alcohol category:

whisky - calories table

  • Small glass (100ml) of whisky (100g)250 kcal
  • Small glass (40ml) of whisky (40g)100 kcal
  • 10g of whisky25 kcal
  • 20g of whisky50 kcal
  • 50g of whisky125 kcal
  • 100g of whisky250 kcal
  • 200g of whisky500 kcal
  • 500g of whisky1250 kcal

Whisky (whiskey) - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 250 kcal

How much does a whisky weight?

Small glass (100ml) of whisky weights about 100g.
Small glass (40ml) ofwhisky weights about 40g.

Does whisky cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Extremely hight number of calories in whisky puts this product at the top of hight calorific alcohol. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific alcohol, whisky seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other alcohol.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in alcohol. Similar energy amount have only such products as red wine, cider or eggnog.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If whisky contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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small glass (100 ml) (100 g) has:

250kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 36 min. Bike
Horse ride 46 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 24 min. Tennis
Run 25 min. Run
Swim 29 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Promoter of a healthy eating and living style

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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