Beer calories and nutrition analyse

Beer: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in beer?

100g of beer has about 43 calories (kcal).

For example, glass full of beer (215 g) has about 92 calories.

It is about 4% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from glass full of beer (215 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1.5 apples
  • 1 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 4.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 13 minutes, swim for about 11 minutes or run for 9 minutes.

Calories in beer came from protein in 11%, from carbs in 89% and from fat in 0%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of beer.

Beer - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 43 kcal
Carbs 3.55 gram
Protein 0.46 gram

Check compares of beer with other products from alcohol category:

How many calories in glass of beer?

As I wrote before 100g has 43 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. glass of beer.

  • Glass full of beer (215g)92 kcal
  • 10g of beer4 kcal
  • 20g of beer9 kcal
  • 50g of beer22 kcal
  • 100g of beer43 kcal
  • 200g of beer86 kcal
  • 500g of beer215 kcal

How much protein in beer?

Beer has 0.46 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of glass full of beer (215 g) you can see that you will get about 1 g of protein.

How much carbs in beer?

Beer has 3.55 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that glass full of beer (215 g) has about 7.6 g of carbs.

How much fat in beer?

0 g of fat - beer has no fat.

Does beer cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Extremely hight number of calories in beer puts this product at the top of hight calorific alcohol. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific alcohol, beer seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other alcohol.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in alcohol. Similar energy amount have only such products as gin, rum or vodka.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If beer contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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glass full of beer (215 g) has:

92kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 13 min. Bike
Horse ride 17 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 9 min. Tennis
Run 9 min. Run
Swim 11 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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