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Working out alcohol carb intake

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This table will help you see the carbohydrate levels in alcoholic beverages.

Carbs (g)
Beer, regular (12 fl oz)
13.5g
Beer, light (12 fl oz)
5g
Wine, red (3.5 fl oz)
1.85g
Wine, rose (3.5 fl oz)
1.5g
Wine, white (3.5 fl oz)
1.1g
Cider (1 pint)
15g
Gin, Rum, Vodka, Whisky (1 fl oz)
0g
Sherry (2 fl oz)
3g
Port (2 fl oz)
6g

 

Alcohol 1 unit =

  • 1/2 a pint of ordinary strength beer or larger
  • 1 small glass of  wine
  • 1 single measure of spirits
  • 1 small glass of sherry
  • 1 single measure of aperitifs

One unit equals 10ml or 8 g of alcohol.

A large glass of wine or half a pint of cider contain one and half units of alcohol.

Did you know that one pure alcohol unit contains 7 calories a per gram, nearly twice the amount of calories found in carbohydrates and protein,  both these nutrients contain 4 calories per gram.