per 100 grams
Carbohydrates 3.6 g
Proteins 0.5 g
Fats 0 g
Water 92 g
Sugar 0 ug
Fiber 0 ug
Starch 0 ug
Trans Fats 0 ug
Cholesterol 0 ug
Ash 0.2 grams


43 Calories per 100g

Ah, beer. When it comes to relaxation and enjoyment, few things can compare to a nice, cold pint of beer. Whether it's a crisp lager on a hot day, a warming stout to chase away the winter chill, or a refreshing wheat beer on a lazy afternoon, there's really nothing quite like a beer to brighten up the mood. But what, exactly, is beer? How is it made, and why do we enjoy it so much? Let’s take a look at the life cycle of a beer and explore all its delicious complexities.

It all starts with the grains. Usually barley and wheat, these are the building blocks of beer that provide the base for the other ingredients. They are mashed together and soaked in hot water, allowing the starches and proteins to be lowered, and then dried and packaged up and sent off to brewers all over the world.

Once the grains are in the hands of a brewmaster, the real fun begins. Hops and yeast is added to the milled grains, and the mixture is boiled. The hops help increase the bitterness of the beer and also adds flavor, while the yeast plays an important role in the fermentation process. After the mixture has been boiled and cooled, it is then placed into a fermentation vessel (or fermenter) and left to settle and mature.

During fermentation, the yeast begins to break down the sugars in the grain and converts them into alcohol and carbon dioxide. This process takes approximately two weeks, and it is during this time that the beer develops its distinct flavors and aromas. Once fermentation is complete, the beer is transferred from the fermenter to a conditioning tank where it is allowed to mature for up to two more weeks.

After this period of maturation, the beer is ready for packaging and distribution. From kegs to cans to bottles, beer can now be found in just about any packaging you can imagine. It is important to note, however, that the different types of packaging don't just play a role in how we consume beer. It also affects the beer's shelf-life and taste. Cans and plastic bottles, for example, offer a better seal than traditional glass bottles and can better preserve the freshness of beer.

Regardless of the packaging, when beer is properly stored and served, it is at its best. The ideal serving temperature for beer varies widely depending on the type of beer. Generally speaking, lighter-bodied beers, such as lagers and pilsners, should be served lightly chilled at around 48-50 degrees Fahrenheit, while heavier and more flavorful beers, such as ales, stouts, and porters, should be served slightly cooler at 40-48 degrees.

But why do we enjoy beer so much? Well, aside from the obvious answer of its intoxicating effects, there are other elements of beer that make it such a pleasurable beverage. It’s color, for instance, is as varied and diverse as the types of beers brewed around the world; from golden hues to deep amber and browns and even pitch black, it’s truly a feast for the eyes. And its aromas and flavors, ranging from sweet and malty to tart and bitter, are like a complex and beautiful symphony on the palate.

So there you have it, beer 101. Now that you know a little bit more about what goes into crafting the perfect beer, we hope you’ll take the time to savor each sip, enjoy the moment, and elevate your beer-drinking experience. Cheers!