Sunday, September 19, 2010

How Much Sugar Is In Beer?

Where does the sugar come from in beer? It comes from the grains, Barley and Hops. You can make good choices however and keep your beer to a minimum. Look at the difference between Guinness and Michelob Ultra for example. Be sure to add your counts into your daily total.

Beverage Net Carbs Sugar
Accel 2.4g ¾ tsp sugar
Amstel Light 5g 1 ¼ tsp sugar
Aspen Edge 2.6g ¾ tsp sugar
Bud Light 6.6g 1 ½ tsp sugar
Bud Select 3.1g ¾ tsp sugar
Busch Light 6.6g 1 ¼ sugar
Costal Light 3.9g 1 sugar
Coors Light 5g 1 ¼ tsp sugar
Corona light 5g 1 ¼ tsp sugar
Guinness 17.6g 4 ½ tsp sugar
Heineken Light 6.8g 1 ½ tsp sugar
Labatt Light 8g 2 tsp sugar
Labatt Sterling 2.5g ¾ tsp sugar
Michelob Light 11.7g 3 tsp sugar
Michelob Ultra 2.6g ¾ tsp sugar
Michelob Ultra Amber 3.7g 1tsp sugar
Mikes Light Lemonade 11.2 oz 6g 1 ½ tsp sugar
Miller Lite 3.2g ¾ tsp sugar
Milwaukee’s Best Light 3.5g ¾ tsp sugar
Natural Light 3.2g ¾ tsp sugar
Sam Adams Light 9.7g 1 ¾ tsp sugar

By looking at this chart I am now switching to Bud-Light

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