United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  14003, Alcoholic beverage, beer, regular, all a 
Food Group: Beverages
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.12   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.87   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
fl oz 29.7 g

can 356 g
Proximates Water g 91.96 -- -- 27.31 327.38
Proximates Energy kcal 43 -- -- 13 153
Proximates Energy kJ 181 -- -- 54 644
Proximates Protein 1 g 0.46 588 0.007 0.14 1.64
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.16 588 0.002 0.05 0.57
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.55 -- -- 1.05 12.64
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 2 g 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Sucrose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Fructose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Lactose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 2 g 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 2 mg 4 3 0.639 1 14
Minerals Iron, Fe 2 mg 0.02 3 0.004 0.01 0.07
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 2 mg 6 3 0.264 2 21
Minerals Phosphorus, P 2 mg 14 3 2.099 4 50
Minerals Potassium, K 2 mg 27 3 2.282 8 96
Minerals Sodium, Na 2 mg 4 3 0.546 1 14
Minerals Zinc, Zn 2 mg 0.01 3 0.001 0.00 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu 2 mg 0.005 3 0.001 0.001 0.018
Minerals Manganese, Mn 2 mg 0.008 3 0.001 0.002 0.028
Minerals Selenium, Se 2 µg 0.6 3 0.044 0.2 2.1
Minerals Fluoride, F 2 µg 44.2 102 2.544 13.1 157.4
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin 2 mg 0.005 3 0.000 0.001 0.018
Vitamins Riboflavin 2 mg 0.025 3 0.001 0.007 0.089
Vitamins Niacin 2 mg 0.513 3 0.021 0.152 1.826
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 2 mg 0.041 3 0.011 0.012 0.146
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 2 mg 0.046 3 0.004 0.014 0.164
Vitamins Folate, total 2 µg 6 3 0.706 2 21
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 6 3 0.706 2 21
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 6 -- -- 2 21
Vitamins Choline, total mg 10.1 -- -- 3.0 36.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.02 33 0.001 0.01 0.07
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 3 mg 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 3 mg 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 3 mg 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 3 mg 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 2 µg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Threonine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Isoleucine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Leucine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Lysine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Methionine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Cystine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Tyrosine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Valine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Arginine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Histidine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Alanine 2 g 0.012 -- -- 0.004 0.043
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 2 g 0.016 -- -- 0.005 0.057
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 2 g 0.047 -- -- 0.014 0.167
Amino Acids Glycine 2 g 0.013 -- -- 0.004 0.046
Amino Acids Proline 2 g 0.035 -- -- 0.010 0.125
Amino Acids Serine 2 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Other Alcohol, ethyl 1 g 3.9 588 0.032 1.2 13.9
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 mg 0.4 15 0.06 0.1 1.4
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 9, 11 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 mg 0.1 14 0.02 0.0 0.3
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 9, 11 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 9, 11 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 9, 11 mg 0.1 4 0.03 0.0 0.3
Flavanones Hesperetin mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Naringenin mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 14 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 14 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 14 mg 0.8 2 -- 0.2 2.9
Flavonols Myricetin 14 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.1
Flavonols Quercetin 10, 13, 14 mg 0.0 11 0.01 0.0 0.1
Isoflavones Daidzein 15 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 15 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 15 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 mg 0.8 8 0.42 0.2 2.9
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 4, 5, 6, 8 mg 0.2 7 0.07 0.0 0.6
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 5, 6 mg 0.3 3 0.1 0.1 1.2
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 5, 6 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 5, 6 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

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Footnotes

a  Proximates include ales, lagers, porters, premium beers and stouts. Other nutrients based on lager samples.