How many calories are in a Jameson and ginger ale?
Combine Irish breakfast tea, a shot of Irish whiskey, and some lemon juice for a drink that rings in at only 80 calories. Whiskey photo via Shutterstock. Jameson and soda: It’s no-frills and, we admit, not the most exciting of cocktails, but it gets the job done with minimal damage to your calorie count.
Take your spirits with low-sugar mixers Vodka is the alcohol with the lowest calories, at around 100 calories per shot (that’s a 50 ml double-measure). Whisky is slightly more, at roughly 110 calories a shot. Gin and tequila are also 110 calories a shot.
We tallied up the numbers on some of the most popular whiskey brands on the market, and found that on average, a 1.5oz shot of whiskey contains about 108 calories.
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Irish Buck This cocktail, consisting of a shot of Irish whiskey, ginger ale, and lime juice, certainly isn’t harmless—it contains about 200 calories and 25 grams of sugar—but it’s a step up from fat- and calorie-laden drinks made with Bailey’s Irish Cream or chocolate liqueur.
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