As a nation, we are ever more aware of the need to maintain our wellbeing through a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. In recent years, this has led to a gradual groundswell of interest in the nutritional content of the foods and beverages we consume, with a move towards sourcing the most wholesome and natural ingredients where possible.

Beer is produced from a palette of locally sourced, natural and wholesome ingredients. Beer contains no fat or cholesterol, is low in carbohydrates and is full of B vitamins and minerals such as silicon and folic acid. Beer also has a relatively low calorific value compared to other alcoholic drinks.

Many health and nutritional experts agree it’s important for consumers to have a greater understanding of nutritional facts such as alcoholic units and calories in beverages such as beer. Armed with this information, we are in a better position to make an informed choice and can enjoy alcohol responsibly2.


Browse the site for the most accurate information, research and news on the nutritional content of all styles of beer. Read leading nutritionist Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan’s informative report “Beer & Calories” for the latest nutritional facts.

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The facts show that beer has a relatively low calorie value compared to other alcoholic drinks: