Your Guide to the Carbs and Calories in Flavored Vodka

Flavored vodkas have about the same amount of calories as regular vodka but some flavors and brands are slightly different.
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Regular vodka can have a particularly strong flavor — but add a dash of fruit or vanilla flavoring and suddenly it becomes much more palatable.

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Flavored vodkas are available in tastes ranging from green apple to raspberry to blueberry, and make excellent mixers in cocktails.

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Usually, the calories in flavored vodka (as well as the carbs in flavored vodka) don't differ from those in regular vodka, as all vodkas are made by fermenting grains including rye, wheat, barley or corn — but sometimes it varies with flavors and brands.

A single shot of flavored vodka, which is about 1.5 ounces, contains:

  • 96 calories
  • 0 grams of carbs

A standard 1.5-ounce drink is about 40 percent alcohol — also known as "80 proof" — according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. As the proof (or alcohol content) of the vodka increases, so does the number of calories; as the proof decreases, the number of calories also decreases.

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Here's a closer look at the calories and carb counts in different brands of vodka.

Smirnoff Flavored Vodkas

That said, sometimes there can be more calories in flavored vodkas (and more carbs in flavored vodkas) than regular vodkas. Here are the calories and carbohydrate counts in some of Smirnoff's flavored vodkas.

Calories in Smirnoff Flavored Vodkas

Calories in 1 shot (1.5 oz)

Carbs in 1 shot (1.5 oz)

Smirnoff Green Apple Vodka

95

2 g

Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka

92

1 g

Smirnoff Blueberry Vodka

95

1 g

Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka

93

2 g

Smirnoff Black Cherry

95

2 g

Smirnoff Cranberry

95

2 g

Smirnoff Watermelon Vodka

94

2 g

Source: Calorie King

Smirnoff Green Apple Drink

In addition to flavored vodka, Smirnoff also makes an Ice Green Apple cooler, which is a malt beverage. According to Calorie King, one 12-ounce serving contains:

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  • 252 calories
  • 40 grams of carbs

The Smirnoff Green Apple alcohol content is at 4.5 percent. Green apple flavors are also used in a wide range of mixed drinks, such as martinis and appletinis.

Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka

Most of the calories in Smirnoff Vanilla vodka come from alcohol and the drink has 35 percent alcohol by volume, which is lower than most pure vodkas. One shot has:

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  • 92 calories
  • 1 grams of carbs

If you're not going to be drinking Smirnoff Vanilla shots and you're tracking calories or carbs, remember to consider the mixer you choose. A sweet mixer that complements the vanilla flavor is likely to be higher in sugar and calories.

Smirnoff Blueberry Vodka

According to Fitbit, a single shot of flavored Smirnoff blueberry vodka, which is about 1.5 ounces, contains:

  • 95 calories
  • 1 gram of carbs

Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka Drink

Smirnoff's Ice Raspberry cooler has about:

  • 248 calories
  • 40 grams of carbs

Smirnoff's Ice Raspberry Burst is a ready-to-drink flavored malt beverage that contains 4.5 percent alcohol. The calories in these Smirnoff raspberry vodka drinks come from alcohol and sugar.

Smirnoff Cherry Vodka Drink

Smirnoff Ice Black Cherry is a ready-to-drink flavored malt beverage that contains 4.5 percent alcohol. Per 12-ounce serving, Smirnoff's Ice Black Cherry cooler contains:

  • 231 calories
  • 35 grams of carbs

Smirnoff Cranberry Vodka Drink

According to Calorie King, a 12-ounce serving of Smirnoff's Ice Cranberry cooler contains about:

  • 257 calories
  • 38 grams of carbs

Smirnoff Watermelon Vodka Drink

According to Calorie King, a 12-ounce serving of Smirnoff's Ice Watermelon cooler has:

  • 235 calories
  • 37 grams of carbs

Stoli Vodka

Vodkas are made by fermenting grains but manufacturers may use essences of citrus or other fruits, such as orange or blueberries, to flavor vodka.

Stoli Ohranj is an orange-flavored vodka made by Stolichnaya. A Russian vodka with strong orange scents, it also contains hints of other citrus flavors, including tangerine, mandarin and kumquat. It contains about 40 percent alcohol (80 proof).

A single shot of Stoli orange vodka, which is about 1.5 ounces, contains around:

  • 100 calories
  • 0 grams of carbs

This is likely similar to the number of calories in orange vodka in general. For example, Gordon's Orange Vodka contains about 81 calories and 2 grams of carbs per 1.5 ounce, according to Calorie King.

Per 1.5-ounce shot. Stoli Blueberry Vodka (35 percent alcohol) has:

  • 103 calories
  • 0 grams of carbs

None of the blueberry vodka calories comes from fat. In general, both regular vodka and blueberry vodka contain no fat, no protein, no sodium, no cholesterol, no fiber and no sugar.

If you're using orange or blueberry vodka in a cocktail, keep in mind that stirring in soda or juice can add even more calories. If you're watching your weight, you can consider mixing it with zero-calorie soda or low-calorie juice.

UV Blue Vodka

UV Vodka is a raspberry-flavored vodka that's made with vine-ripened raspberries. A single shot of UV Blue Vodka, which is 1.5 ounces, contains:

  • 100 calories
  • 7 grams of carbs

UV Blue Vodka calories come strictly from alcohol. There is no fat, protein, cholesterol, sodium, potassium or protein in UV Blue Vodka.

While you can use it to make martinis and other mixed drinks, you can also mix it with seltzer water to cut down on calories.

Cherry Vodka

Cherry-flavored vodka shots are a popular drink. But cherry-flavored vodka is also used in mixed drinks, like cocktails, to add a sweet taste.

Calories

Carbs

Absolut Cherry Vodka

98

0 g

Skyy Cherry Vodka

90

0 g

Burnett’s Cherry Vodka

95

0 g

Mixing this vodka with fruit juices or soda may boost its nutritional or caloric value, however.

A Rococo cocktail, for instance, combines cherry vodka with triple sec and 1 ounce of orange juice. Depending on the type of orange juice brand you use, 1 ounce of orange juice nets about 14 calories.

Vodka Cruisers

Vodka Cruiser is a ready-to-drink Australian vodka brand that comes in a range of flavors, including raspberry, pineapple, guava, strawberry and more. The number of calories in Vodka Cruisers varies depending on the flavor. Also available are sugar-free flavors, which have fewer calories.

According to Calorie King Australia, each bottle of Vodka Cruiser (about 175 mL or 6 ounces) contains around:

  • 173 calories
  • 25 grams of carbs

The Vodka Cruiser Sugar-Free has 0 grams of carbohydrates. Vodka Cruisers have an alcohol content of 4.6. percent.

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