Nutrition Infographic: Calories of Common Alcoholic Drinks By BodyChangers, October 13, 2014 The holidays are just months away, and for many of us, the celebration also means you’ll be having a few adult beverages with friends and family. Sipping on those yummy holiday-inspired concoctions can be fun, but they’ll also rack up the calories in a flash. While we’re not quite ready to break out the Christmas decorations, it’s never too early to plan your defense against holiday overindulgence. Discover how many calories are in your favorite drinks so you can make wiser choices during the upcoming holiday season and into the new year. Wine Beer Liquor Cocktail However pleasant the occasional cold beer, chilled glass of wine, or sweet cocktail may be, it’s also important to note that drinking alcohol can have negative effects on your body and overall health. By understanding the amount of calories in your favorite alcoholic drinks, you can make smarter decisions when hitting the bar at your next holiday gathering, so that you’re mentally and physically fit when entering 2015!