Before we get to that, check out the reason what actually contribute in increasing the calories in your drink.
What makes calories in alcoholic drink adds up?
The number of calories depends on numerous things
Amount of drink
Kind of mixers
The size of the drink
Low calorie cocktails to order at bar
A popular vodka based cocktail. One cocktail glass of Bloody Mary provides 90 kcal. But Make sure you are not using more than 85 g of tomato juice because otherwise can cross the calorie limit.
It contains 85 g tomato juice, 30ml Vodka, 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce, 2 - 3 drops Tabasco sauce, 1 Dash lemon juice and seasonings like Salt and pepper to taste.
The Beachcomber is a perfect summer evening cocktail with an interesting mix of flavors. One cocktail glass of Beachcomber provides 115 kcal.
It contains 30 ml light rum, 15 ml triple sec, 15 ml lime juice and 1 dash maraschino liqueur (a cherry flavored liqueur).
3. Black Russian
The Black Russian is a simple vodka and coffee liqueur drink.One serving of Black Russian provides 125 cal.
It contains 30 ml vodka and 15 ml coffee liqueur
To make it simpler: 1 shot of alcohol is about 30 ml.
Few tips to keep a check on alcohol calories
1.Swap alternative alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks to save calorie.
2.Choose wine, light beer or simple cocktails made with low calorie mixtures.
3.Skip the mixer altogether.
4. Dilute your drink.Read to know about benefits of drinking water.
So, if you are really looking for healthy as well as fun filled weekend.You can implement these above tips in day to day life. Have a great and healthy weekend!