(Answered) Should you drink alcohol on Keto Diet – Health Enigma

Should you drink alcohol on Keto’ is a question which obvious arises in every individual’s mind who is on keto diet.

Now as today Keto diet is one of the most popular diet for weight loss. So, this is the question for large number of people.

Among-st them, if you are the one, this blog is for you..

It contains proper info on can you drink alcohol on keto diet or not….

Despite the fact that drinking on a ketogenic diet is always risky… You can have alcohol on keto diet.


But now the question arises Can you drink anything you want?

Well answer to this question is No.

As while being in ketosis, you cannot have sweets and snacks, in the same manner cannot have the high-carb indulgences like soft drinks and alcohol.

So you can only have some low-carb alcoholic beverages on a keto diet.

Here in this blog we will give you the keto-friendly alcohols to choose on the keto diet.

Keto-Friendly Alcohol Drinks

Keto-friendly drinks are basically low-carb alcohol options available for you if you follow a keto diet.

For example, pure forms of alcohol such as gin, whiskey, rum, tequila and vodka are all carbs-free.

These keto alcohols can get drank straight or combined with low-carb mixers for more flavor.

Here’s how the top keto-friendly alcohols stack up:

Keto alcohols chart

All these low-carb alcohols allow you to have a very good time drinking while keeping everything keto-friendly.

Low Carb Moscow Mule

Low Carb Moscow Mule

If you find yourself among-st the one who knows their drinks, then you would be aware of the fact that Moscow Mule isn’t just complete without the copper mug.

The people who love Moscow Mules always say that Moscow Mules is not the same unless it’s served in a copper mug.

This keto alcohol recipe adds up a hint of mint which add a slightly different dynamic to the overall taste of the drink.

Net Carbs: 1.5g

Low Carb Old Fashioned

Low Carb Old Fashioned

An old-fashioned is basically a classic drink which most probably you would have never seen too many people preferring.

However in case if you’re a fan of bourbon, you’re for surely going to enjoy this drink. Especially if you’ve never had a traditional old-fashioned before.

A regular low-carb old-fashioned is a comparatively strong tasting drink.

So, its for all those who prefer the strongest tasting drinks.

Note: Keto-drinks doesn’t have to be weaksauce!!

Net Carbs: 7g

Low Carb Daiquiri


A Daiquiri is just the best drink for really hot weather.

This Keto-friendly drink is mainly meant to be enjoyed in a peaceful and relaxing environment. Though it might not be your choice for a night out in the town, but it can for surely make things get a little crazy in fun manner.

This Low-Carb version of Daiquiri keto-friendly alcohol is just simply great, as a typical one contains a lot of sugars in it, to kick you out of your ketosis.

Net Carbs: 3.6g

Sugar Free Margarita

Sugar Free Margarita

About margarita, people say that those who have never had a margarita must be living under a rock their entire life.

Well that’s jokes a par!!

On a serious note, Margaritas are a go-to-drink for a lot of people. Though its not the one which you can order at a traditional bar, but for sure a great way to get the night started.

A Good margarita often becomes really hard to come by, but the recipe would never disappoint in any way.

Its for sure that you’re going to have that sweet taste you love about the margarita.

Note: Don’t be afraid of adding some salt to the rim of your glass as well.

Net Carbs: 6g

Caribbean Rum Punch

Caribbean Rum Punch

Rum is the favorite type of alcohol of almost everyone for whatever occasion.

However the problem with this drink is that the mixers are usually loaded with a lot of sugars, which is not required at all to make a keto-friendly alcohol drink.

Now despite the fact that the name of this drink does not reassures with the sugar aspect of things, its yet Keto-friendly.


Making this drink properly provides you with a sweet experience. It would be the perfect rum drink for anybody who’s on keto diet.

Net Carbs: 0.8g

Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

These Keto alcohols are typical ones which you can take the day after a blasting night out. Or it’s a decent drink which you can take at your Sunday brunch with your family or friends.

Though this keto-alcohol recipe does not includes more ingredients than those of others, but yet its a simple drink to make.

However the problem with this keto cocktail is that its going to be from the tomato juice. So, all the hidden sugar is going to be there. Thus, its just important for you to assure that you’ve a tomato juice which is either sugar-free or includes a very little added sugar in it.

Net Carbs: 9g

Low-Carb Spicy Margarita

Low-Carb Spicy Margarita

Unlike the margarita recipe discussed earlier, this one is going to have a bit of spice to it.

Yes, that’s true…Keto alcohol drinks can be spicy too!!

However you’re require to be careful at time when you’re adding the spice, as it would be easy to overdo it. After this the experience of the drink will just lost.

With this Low-carb Spicy Margarita, you’re require to add up the right amount of spice to get the full out amazing experience.

Net Carbs: 4.5g

Kamikaze Shot

Kamikaze Shot

Shots are for sure the best way to get the party going on very quickly and amazingly.

We generally don’t recommend to have too many back to back, but if you really want to take the party to another level, just go all out.

This Kamokaze shot tastes highly delicious and are simple to intake.

For all your friendly in the party, make it and see them light up completely with joy.

Just because it’s a keto-friendly alcohol, it doesn’t mean at all that your non-keto friends can’t have it. They can enjoy it as well.

Net Carbs: 2g

Final Verdict

These were the keto alcohol drinks which you can go for to have a good time out while being in ketosis. But as nothing of too much is good, same is the thing here.

So just ensure to keep track of exactly how much you’re drinking, since none of the keto-friendly alcohols mentioned above are carb free completely.

Too much of even these keto-friendly drinks will make you go over your carb macros and will hunt your progress with the ketogenic diet.

Thus its here advised to reach home right after being done with the drinking and have some yummy keto recipes. This will help you in being the ketosis phase.

So, that’s all!!

Hopefully you enjoyed reading the blog and it provided with info you’re looking for.

However if still there’s anything we’ve missed, kindly feel free to tell us in the below comment section.

Jenny Jasmine
Independent Nutrition Consultant & Regulatory Specialist in Food & Health Supplement Industries with over 6 years of experience. Highly proficient in all aspects of EU food law ensuring products and marketing copy is legally compliant. Get Me on Social Channels:   About Me Facebook     Instagram     Google+     LinkedIn

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