Top 10 Highest Calorie Beers

You may have already read our Top 10 Lowest Calorie Beers List, but now it’s time for the awful truth… the top 10 beers with the MOST calories!  This list includes nationally recognized beer names commonly found  throughout the country. Now especially with these beers, please drink responsibly!

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1) Bud Light Lime-A-Rita

[row][double_paragraph]Bud Light Lime-A-Rita [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Budweiser’s Bud Light Lime-A-Rita is by far the most caloric beer out there clocking in at 495 calories per 12 ounce serving. Also, with only 30.80% of the calories coming from alcohol, these cans are packed hard with lots of sugar and 65.55 carbs per serving. A tasting treat for the summer with the right portion.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
8% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
495 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
65.55 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
30.80% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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2) Sierra Nevada Bigfoot

[row][double_paragraph]Sierra-Nevada-Bigfoot [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Regardless of the 330 calories per serving, Sierra Nevada’s Bigfoot Barleywine style ale is favorite among many acquired beer drinkers. Available only in the winter, this brew has delicious citrus and piney hop notes to enjoy kindly within reason.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
9.6% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
330 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
32.10 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
55.44% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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3) Samuel Adams Double Bock

[row][double_paragraph]sam-adams-double-bock [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Samuel Adam’s brewed a great doppelbock for the winter with their Double Bock. With 9.5% ABV and a hint of sour apple in the taste, this is a winner with A LOT of calories on the side.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
9.5% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
323 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
27.20 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
56.05% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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4) Sierra Nevada Hoptimum

[row][double_paragraph]Sierra-Nevada-Hoptimum [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Sierra Nevada is very proud of their Hoptimum Imperial IPA, as they should be. It is one of the best IPA’s out there. With its 314 calories per serving, it’s best enjoyed slowly and limited.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
10.4% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
314 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
24.40 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
63.12% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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5) Coronado Idiot IPA

[row][double_paragraph]Coronado-Idiot-IPA- [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Brewed in California, Coronado’s Idiot Imperial IPA is very tasty and well-balanced IPA, just watch out for the 241 calories per serving.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
8.5% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
241 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
N/A [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
67.21% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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6) Sierra Nevada Torpedo

[row][double_paragraph]Sierra-Nevada-Torpedo [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Sierra Nevada is packing the calories once again with their Torpedo Extra IPA. Besides the 236 calories and 20.60 carbs per serving, this is yet another very well brewed IPA.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
7.2% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
236 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
20.60 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
58.14% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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7) Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock

[row][double_paragraph]Samuel-Adams-Chocolate-Bock- [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] As expected from the name, this bock style beer tastes like chocolate. The sad truth is, chocolate equals calories. Treat this like a dessert beer and you’ll be just fine. With a surprisingly strong chocolate flavor, this is a great winter beer to enjoy by the campfire. [/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
5.8% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
230 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
28.00 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
46.64% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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8) Steel Reserve High Gravity

[row][double_paragraph]Steel-Reserve-High-Gravity- [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Steel Reserve’s High Gravity is an American malt liquor style beer with 222 calories per serving. With a yellow appearance and slightly off-putting smell, this beer is definitely for the acquired malt drinker.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
8.1% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
222 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
14.70 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
69.53% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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9) New Belgium Trippel Belgian Style Ale

[row][double_paragraph]Trippel-Belgian-Style-Ale [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Brewed year-round, New Beligum’s Trippel Belgian Style Ale is quoted as the “Americanized Trippel.” Light-medium body and very drinkable despite it’s 7.8% ABV. The 221 calories per serving can creep up on you with this one.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
7.8% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
221 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
N/A [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
67.26% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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10) Goose Island Oktoberfest

[row][double_paragraph]Goose-Island-Oktoberfest [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Brewed in the fall for Oktoberfest, Goose Island’s Oktoberfest beer is smooth beer with a sneaky bite and a sneaky 217 calories per serving. [/double_paragraph] [/row]
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6.4% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
217 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
22.00 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
56.21% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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10) Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale

[row][double_paragraph]Sierra-Nevada-Celebration-Ale [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Ho ho ho! Another Sierra Nevada brew to round out the list! This time the Celebration Ale IPA brewed for the winter with a very floral taste and a yummy 214 calories per serving.[/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
6.8% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
214 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
19.40 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
60.56% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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Honorable Mention: Duvel

[row][double_paragraph]Duvel [/double_paragraph][double_paragraph] Straight from Belgium, the Duvel strong pale ale is a delicious and world-class beer that needed some extra attention, despite its 213 calories per serving. [/double_paragraph] [/row]
[row][forth_paragraph] ABV
8.5% [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories per serving
213 [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Carbs per serving
N/A [/forth_paragraph][forth_paragraph] Calories from alcohol
76.05% [/forth_paragraph][/row]

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One Thought to “Top 10 Highest Calorie Beers”

  1. Chance

    Yikes … I knew Lime-A-Rita’s were bad, but wow! I’m happy for settling with Bud Light Lime in the warm months.

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