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These scary St. Patrick's Day stats might make you rethink that extra beer

Just how hard you'll have to work to burn off those liquid calories.

st. patrick's day parade Parade-goers watch last year's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

We know you’ll likely have a drink (or many) tonight. But think twice before indulging — or at least get ready to work hard, thanks to this cheat sheet from SparkPeople.com.

To burn off a Murphy’s Irish Red (171 calories)
You’ll have to play bagpipes for 43 minutes.

To burn off a Kilkenny Irish Cream (163 calories)
You’ll have to spend 41 minutes playing drums.

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To burn off a Killian’s Irish Red (162 calories)
You’ll have to walk up the stairs of St. Patrick’s Cathedral for 25 minutes.

To burn off a Harp Lager (153 calories)
You’ll have to spend 40 minutes kissing the Blarney Stone.

To burn off a Budweiser Lager (145 calories)
You’ll have to dig for gold in Central Park for 15 minutes.

To burn off a Miller Genuine Draft (143 calories)
You’ll have to sing for 63 minutes at Carnegie Hall.

To burn off a Bud Light (110 calories)
You’ll have to Irish Step Dance for 20 minutes.

To burn off a Miller Light (96 calories)
You’ll have to spend 28 minutes carrying luggage for Aer Lingus passengers.

To burn off a Guinness Draught (125 calories)
You’ll have to swim in the green Chicago River for 18 minutes.

 
 
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