Calories in Beers



Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar. Alcoholic beverage usually made from malted cereal grain (as barley), flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste. It is brewed by slow fermentation.

Types of Beers

There are only two types of beers ales and lagers, within these two categories, there are thousands of different styles of beers. By far the older of the two types of beer, ale production can be traced back more than 5000 years, yielding more intense flavor profiles. Beer style is a term used to differentiate and categorize beers by factors such as color, flavor, strength, ingredients, production method, recipe, history, or origin. Popular beers are as follows:

  1. Valencia Grove Amber (Blue Moon)
  2. Aprihop (Dogfish Head)
  3. Backyard Ale (Flying Dog)
  4. California Spring (Hangar 24)
  5. Alpine Spring (Samuel Adams)

Calories in Beers

There are approximately 150 calories in a standard 12 oz serving of beer.

Regular Beer
1 can 12.64 1.64 153
1 bottle (12 fl oz) 12.65 1.64 153
1 small pitcher (32 fl oz) 34.08 4.42 413
Light Beer
1 can 5.81 0.85 103
1 bottle (12 fl oz) 5.81 0.85 103
1 small pitcher (32 fl oz) 15.74 2.30 278
Root Beer
1 can (12 fl oz) Regular 39.22 152
1 can (12 fl oz) Diet 0.36


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