10 Unhealthiest Cocktails on the Planet

Mint Julep

The mint julep, aka the signature drink at the Kentucky Derby, is made with bourbon, simple syrup, and mint leaves. According to the USDA, per 8-ounce serving.

Iced Tea

Traditionally, this beverage is served in a pint glass, which means you're really consuming double the calories and sugar listed above.

White Russian

This creamy drink is made with vodka, Kahlúa, and heavy cream and has about 22 grams of sugar.


 Some bartenders will likely even add in chocolate syrup along the sides of the glass, which adds even more sugar.


This refreshing cocktail contains white rum, simple syrup, club soda, fresh lime juice, and mint leaves. Altogether, one 8-ounce Mojito has about 26 grams of sugar.

Mai Tai

In Tahitian, Mai Tai means "the best—out of this world." For nearly 31 grams of sugar, we hope this cocktail is worth the sugar bomb.


Who doesn't love a tangy margarita with a salted rim? Unfortunately, it's one of the sugariest cocktails of them all, with most mixes costing you about 36 grams of sugar per 8 ounces.

Whiskey Sour

According to the USDA, some whiskey sours can contain as much as 36 grams of sugar in an 8-ounce serving.


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