Low Calorie Vodka Drinks

Vodka is one of the few alcohols that pairs easily with just about any mixer, which is why it’s an extremely popular drink.  And when mixed properly, you can create some surprisingly tasty and low calorie vodka drinks!

Quick Fact: 1 shot equals 1.5 ounces, not 1 ounce like many believe. A 1 ounce glass of alcohol is called a pony shot.

Calories In Vodka (On Average):

1 shot (1.5 fl. oz) of 40% (80 proof) vodka contains 103 calories

1 shot (1.5 fl. oz) of 43% (86 proof) vodka contains 105 calories

1 shot (1.5 fl. oz) of 45% (90 proof) vodka contains 110 calories

1 shot (1.5 fl. oz) of 50% (100 proof) vodka contains 124 calories

Calories in a few of the more popular brands of Vodka:

Smirnoff Vodka Red label 40% Alcohol – 1 shot contains 97 calories

Grey Goose  40% Alcohol – 1 shot contains 104 calories

Absolut Vodka 40% Alcohol – 1 shot contains 101 calories

Low Calorie Vodka Drinks

The calories in your mixed drinks will be influenced by the amount of vodka you add and the type of mixers you put in.  As a general rule of thumb, only mix between 1 to 1.5 ounces of vodka in with your favorite low calorie mixer.

RedBull & Vodka
Mix 1fl. oz of vodka with 1 can of sugar free Red Bull.
Calories: 74 calories

Diet Soda & Vodka
Mix 1fl. oz of vodka with 1 can of your favorite diet soda.
Calories: 74 calories

Vodka Tonic
Mix 1 fl. oz of vodka with 3 fl. oz of tonic.
Calories: 100 calories

Sour Apple Martini
Mix 2.5oz sour mix with 3/4oz each of vodka and apple flavored liquor.
Calories: 160 calories

Be sure to check out our low calorie alcoholic drinks page for delicious and guilt free alcoholic recipes!

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