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The Calories in Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey

author image Linda Tarr Kent
Linda Tarr Kent is a reporter and editor with more than 20 years experience at Gannett Company Inc., The McClatchy Company, Sound Publishing Inc., Mach Publishing, MomFit The Movement and other companies. Her area of expertise is health and fitness. She is a Bosu fitness and stand-up paddle surfing instructor. Kent holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Washington State University.
The Calories in Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey
Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey is the second best-selling whiskey worldwide. Photo Credit: Alexey Lysenko/iStock/Getty Images

Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey is the second-best selling whiskey worldwide. It’s also the official bourbon of the Championship Bull Riding events. You can drink it as a shot, on the rocks or in mixed drinks.

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A 1-ounce shot of Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey has 69 calories, according to That’s the same number of calories other popular whiskeys have.

Fun Fact

Evan Williams is sometimes served with other whiskeys in a drink called the Six Wise Men. Drink this 6-ounce beverage, and you’ll consume 414 calories.


Pour a shot that’s a bit bigger -- 1.5 ounces -- and you’re getting the same amount of alcohol in a 5-ounce glass of wine or a 12-ounce beer. Your calorie count will be a bit different, however. A 12-ounce beer will have 149 calories, and a 5-ounce glass of red wine about 100. That compares to about 104 calories in your whiskey, based on the calorie count.

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