How Many Calories are in Southern Comfort?

Southern Comfort is a sweet bourbon flavored liqueur that originated in New Orleans. Southern Comfort has a higher congener content than clear alcohol, so it is more likely to cause a hangover, according to the Mayo Clinic website. Congeners are chemicals produced during fermentation that give an alcohol its taste and aroma.

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A serving of bourbon Southern Comfort is 1 shot. Each serving contains 70 calories.


A serving of Southern Comfort whisky is 45 ml. Each serving has 46 calories.

Southern Comfort and Lime Shot

Southern Comfort mixed with lime is known as a snake bite. Each shot has 85 calories.

Traditional Egg Nog

Southern Comfort is often used to make egg nog. Each serving is 1/2 cup and contains 200 calories.

Southern Comfort and Coke

Southern Comfort mixed with Coke or other dark soda is a common drink. One serving is about 12 oz. and contains 230 calories.

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