Beer and Health: Nine Questions Answered

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Beer and Health: Nine Questions Answered

5. How many calories and carbs are in beer?
The nutrient content of beer varies, depending on the type. In general, though, a regular beer (5 percent alcohol) contains roughly 150 calories and 13 grams of carbohydrate per 12-ounce bottle. Light beer contains about 110 calories and 7 grams of carbohydrate per 12 ounces.

Originally Published August 4, 2014

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