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Old 05-19-2006, 11:29 AM   #1
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Question Does Gin Have Carbs?

My wife is doing no/low carbs. We are going to a wedding this weekend and she would like to be able to partake a bit. I know next to nothing about what has carbs and what does not so I couldn't answer her question, but I was wondering...

Does gine have carbs?

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Old 05-19-2006, 12:12 PM   #2
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Happily, gin does not have carbs. The tonic water does. 4 fl. oz. has just under 11 grams.
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Old 05-19-2006, 12:14 PM   #3
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Thanks Andy!

Well that will probably rule out her drinking it them. I would say she could be the designated driver, but the wedding is at the hotel where we are staying so no need for a car.
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Well that will probably rule out her drinking it them. I would say she could be the designated driver, but the wedding is at the hotel where we are staying so no need for a car.
Actually, it just rules out the tonic water. She could drink the gin on the rocks!

Also, the bar could have diet tonic water.
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Vodka also has no carbs, right?
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Even better. Thanks Jenny!
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The USDA nutrition database lists all boozes (whiskey, gin, rum, vodka) as being carb-less.
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Oh wow I never would have guessed rum was carb free. That is great news. She can do run and diet coke. Thanks Andy!
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I got that info from the USDA's Nutrient Database. You can download it and look up all the info on a food item you will ever need.
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