How Many Calories Are in Cherry Vodka?

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Cherry vodka adds sweetness to mixed drinks. (Image: Mindstyle/iStock/Getty Images)

Cherry-flavored vodka is sometimes consumed as a plain shot but also finds use in mixed drinks. When added to cocktails, cherry vodka adds a sweet taste as well as calories.

Calories

A 1.5-oz. shot of cherry vodka contains 90 to 104 calories. Based on 2,000-calorie diet, this represents 4.5 to 5.2 percent of the calories you may consume daily. This amount may vary depending on what you mix with the vodka.

Nutrients

All the calories in cherry vodka come from alcohol. This beverage contains zero carbohydrates, fat or protein. Mixing this vodka with fruit juices or soda may boost nutritional value. A Rococo cocktail, for instance, combines cherry vodka with Triple Sec and 1 oz. of orange juice -- the orange juice will provide you with 3.1 g carbohydrates as well as small amounts of protein and calcium.

Considerations

A November 2010 article in "Time" magazine notes that consuming alcohol may cause more health and personal problems for you than taking illegal drugs such as heroin and crack. Limit consumption of alcohol, including cherry vodka, to avoid these complications.

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