Appendix B

Exchange Values for Alcoholic Beverages

Beer

Type                                      Serving Size        Exchange information

Ale, Mild                              8 ounces             1½ fat and 1 fruit

Beer                                      8 ounces             1½ fat and 1 fruit

Wines

Type                                      Serving Size        Exchange Information

Champagne, Bruit                 3 ounces             12/3 fat

Champagne, Extra Dry         3 ounces             12/3 fat and ½ fruit

Dubonnet                              3 ounces             1½ fat and 1 fruit

Dry Marsala                          3 ounces             2 fat and 2 fruit

Sweet Marsala                       3 ounces             2 fat and 2½ fruit

Muscatel                               4 ounces             21/3 fat, 1½ fruit

Port                                       4 ounces             21/3 fat, 1½ fruit

Dry Red Wine                       3 ounces             12/3 fat

Sake                                      3 ounces             1 fat and 1 fruit

Domestic Sherry                   3½ oz.                 1½ fat and ½ fruit

Dry Vermouth                      3½ oz.                 21/3 fat

Sweet Vermouth                   3½ oz.                 22/3 fat and 1 fruit

Dry White Wine                    3 ounces             1½ fat

Liqueurs and Cordials

Type                                      Serving Size        Exchange Information

Amaretto                               1 ounce               11/3 fat and 1½ fruit

Creme de Cacao                   1 ounce               1½ fat and 1 fruit

Creme de Menthe                 1 ounce               1½ fat and 1 fruit

Curacao                                1 ounce               1½ fat and 1 fruit

Drambuie                              1 ounce               1½ fat and 1 fruit

Tia Maria                              1 ounce               1½ fat and 1 fruit

Bourbon, brandy, Canadian whiskey, gin, rye, nun, Scotch, tequila and vodka are essentially free of carbohydrates. Caloric or fat portion count depends on the proof. Values are rounded off.

Type                                     Serving Size        Exchange Information

80 proof                               1 ounce               1½ fat

84 proof                               1 ounce               1½ fat

90 proof                               1 ounce               12/3 fat

94 proof                               1 ounce               2 fat

97 proof                               1 ounce               2 fat

100 proof        1 ounce                        2¼ fat

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