How Many Calories Are There in Guinness?


Quick Answer

Guinness Draught contains 35.2 calories per 100ml or about 125 calories per 12 ounce can. The calorie count in popular beers can range from 60 to over 200 calories per 12 ounces, but the average is 150 calories.

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Beer is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from hops, various grains and occasionally fruit. The main grain component of Guinness is roasted barley. Both the alcohol and carbohydrates used for taste contribute to the calorie count. Though the calories in Guinness are below average for all beers, four drinks can equal 25 percent of the recommended daily calorce intake. Drinking Guinness in moderation is best for weight management.

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