Twisted Tea – Calories Count
Twisted Tea is a hugely popular alcoholic iced tea beverage in the US. It’s often enjoyed during barbecues or afternoons out with friends, but how many calories do these refreshing drinks contain?
What is Twisted Tea?
Twisted Tea is made with a blend of fermented tea, malt and fruit flavours. It is considered a “cooler” or “ready-to-drink” (RTD) beverage as it is already premixed and requires no additional preparation.
How Many Calories are in Twisted Tea?
The amount of calories in Twisted Tea varies from type to type, but most have around 240-250 calories per bottle. The majority of those calories come from carbohydrates, although there is also a small amount of alcohol.
Those looking for something lighter should opt for the Original, Light or Lite varieties, which contain less than 100 calories per bottle.
For a full breakdown of what is in Twisted Tea, take a look at the nutritional information label on the bottle. Thick information usually contains the following:
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5-6%
- Carbohydrates: 25g per bottle
- Sugars: 15g per bottle
- Sodium: 10-25mg per bottle
What Else Can I Drink?
If you’re looking for a low-calorie alcoholic beverage, there are many other options out there such as beer, wine, light beer, vodka, whiskey and even non-alcoholic beers. Each of these beverages will have its own nutritional facts, so make sure to read up on them.
Finally, remember the golden rule – drink responsibly and in moderation!