Could a nice cold (or frozen) margarita or mojito be your drink of choice? You might opt to go with the tequila, citrus, and salt flavors of a magarita or the rum, lime, and mint flavors of a mojito — but is there a caloric and alcoholic content difference (alcohol has 7 calories a gram) between the two?
Calories And Grams Of Alcohol In A Margarita And A Mojito
Remember to look at the serving size. The stats given below are for 3.3 and 3.5 ounces – visualize the amount in a little more than two average sized (1.5 oz.) shot glasses. A whole lot of drinks are served in much larger glasses. They are the nutritional values for traditional margaritas and mojitos — without embellishments.
- Margarita (3.3 fluid oz. cocktail glass): 153 calories, 0g fat, 7g carbs, 4.3g sugars, 583 mg sodium, 0.2g protein, 17.7g alcohol
- Mojito — without soda water or mint garnish (3.5 fluid oz. old fashioned glass): 149 calories, 0g fat, 5.8g carbs, 4.5g sugars, 1mg sodium, 0.1g protein, 17.9g alcohol