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Steam Whistle Pilsner’s Nutritional Label (And How It Compares)

Beer and alcohol companies are not obligated to provide nutritional information about their products. But here at Steam Whistle we’re not afraid of sharing the facts.

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Tis the season for holiday parties, drinks and dinners. For those who want to count their calories, take a look at this nutritional label provided by an outside testing facility.

steam whistle nutritional information

A popular myth has always been that beer has more calories than some of the other beverage choices but the evidence states otherwise. Here are comparisons of a bottle of Steam Whistle to other popular drinks in terms of calorie intake (all calculations are on average):

Vodka & Cranberry Juice

  • 1.5oz vodka & 4oz cranberry juice
  • Calories: 172
  • Carbohydrates: 18g

Whiskey & Coke

  • 1.5oz Canadian Club & 4oz cola
  • Calories: 147
  • Carbohydrates: 11g

Caesar

  • 355mL Motts Extra Spicy
  • Calories: 168
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Sodium: 1,311mg

Cooler

  • 12oz Smirnoff Ice
  • Calories: 228
  • Carbohydrates: 32g

Gin & Tonic

  • 1.5oz gin & 4oz tonic
  • Calories: 171
  • Carbohydrates: 16g

Glass of Red Wine

  • 9oz
  • Calories: 217
  • Carbohydrates: 7g