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How Many Calories in Red Stripe Beer?

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Toronto-based journalist William McCoy has been writing since 1997, specializing in topics such as sports, nutrition and health. He serves as the Studio's sports and recreation section expert. McCoy is a journalism graduate of Ryerson University.
How Many Calories in Red Stripe Beer?
A couple drinking cans of Red Stripe beer at a street fair. Photo Credit Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Although synonymous with the white sand beaches of Jamaica, you don't have to visit this Caribbean island to enjoy Red Stripe beer. This pale lager, served in a stubby bottle characterized by its diagonal red stripe over a white label, has a crisp flavor that pairs well with spicy foods.

The Taste of Jamaica

Red Stripe has higher alcohol and caloric values than Red Stripe Light. The traditional lager contains 157 calories per 11.2-ounce bottle and has 4.7 percent alcohol by volume. As its name dictates, Red Stripe Light offers a lighter taste with 124 calories per 12-ounce bottle and 4.1 percent alcohol by volume. Red Stripe and Red Stripe Light also contain 13.8 grams and 11 grams of carbohydrates per serving, respectively.

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