Is Beer Off Limits If You’re Gluten-Free?

If you’re gluten-free, does that mean you have to give up beer? Not necessarily! What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It’s what gives bread its chewy texture and beer its foamy head. For people with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, ingesting gluten can cause serious health problems. … Read more

Is It Okay To Drink Beer Every Day?

The benefits of moderate drinking, including beer, have been well documented by medical professionals. But is it really OK to drink beer every day? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of consuming this popular beverage on a regular basis. The Health Benefits of Beer There are many health benefits of … Read more

How Many Calories Are There in Beer?

There’s nothing quite like enjoying a cold beer on a hot day. But how many calories are in that beer? And is it really worth it? Here’s what you need to know about the calorie count in beer. The Average Calorie Count in Beer The average beer has about 150 calories, give or take. This … Read more

Is Dark Beer Good For Your Health?

You probably don’t drink beer for the sole purpose of bettering your health. Most of us sip on a cold one for its delicious flavor and the fact that it gives us a nice buzz. But, as we’ve explored before, beer actually does provide some pretty great health benefits. Dark beer in particular has been … Read more

Is Two Beers Enough to Get Drunk?

The number of beers you might need to drink to feel drunk depends on the characteristics of the beer as well as your weight and body type. Some drinks are much stronger than others. Most bulk beers such as Coors, Budweiser, Heineken and Corona don’t have enough alcohol to influence blood alcohol levels too much … Read more

Calories in Wine vs Beer

When it comes to alcohol, calories in beer vs. wine is a common debate. Beer is often seen as the “unhealthy” choice because it is high in calories and carbs. Wine is often seen as the “healthy” choice and lower in calories and carbs. But, is one really healthier than the other Let’s break it … Read more

Is Beer Good For Plants?

Beer? Good for plants? I know, it seems like a stretch. For one thing, I think most would agree that beer is better when enjoyed by a person than when poured on a peace lily. But, for years, the idea that beer can be used as a versatile agent for garden growth has persisted.  So, … Read more