The Truth About Gluten in Beer

For years, people have been debating whether or not beer contains gluten. Some say that it does and some say that it doesn’t. So, what’s the truth? Is there gluten in beer? Let’s take a closer look. What is Gluten? Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It’s what gives … Read more

Does beer raise blood pressure?

One of the most common questions I get asked as a beer expert is “Does beer raise blood pressure?” It’s a valid question, and one that I’m happy to answer. But before we get into that, let’s first understand what blood pressure is and how it works. Your blood pressure is the force of your … Read more

The Truth About Beer and Dehydration

Whenever I’m out enjoying a nice cold beer on a hot day, I can’t help but wonder: does beer really dehydrate you? It’s a common belief that alcohol is a diuretic, meaning it causes your body to lose more fluids than it takes in. But is this true for beer specifically? Let’s take a closer … Read more

How to Get Beer Out of Your System

We’ve all been there before. You have a big night out planned, but you know you have to sober up first. Or maybe you have an important meeting in the morning and you want to make sure the beer from last night is completely out of your system. So, how long does beer stay in … Read more

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

Can I Drink Beer After Getting The COVID Vaccine?

Can beer and COVID vaccinations be friends? The best answer falls somewhere in between. So long as you’re not doing keg stands, I’m happy to inform you that yes, you can drink beer after getting the COVID vaccination. That is, so long as it’s done in moderation. Now the definition of moderation may be confusing … Read more