How Many Calories Are in a Budweiser Beer?

Budweiser, brewed by Anheuser-Busch, is one of the top-selling beers in the United States. Budweiser is brewed in multiple locations throughout the U.S. Budweiser is known for its beechwood chip aging system, providing its signature taste.

Budweiser beer is poured into a glass from a bar tap
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Budweiser is composed of fermented rice, barley malt, hops, yeast and water. These ingredients normally provide vitamins and minerals that can help meet the body's daily requirements, though alcohol is not considered a nutritional food. Plant foods such as rice, barley and hops are high in vitamin E, C and B-complex.


A 12-ounce bottle of Budwesier beer contains 145 calories. Active adults generally require between 1,800 and 2,200 calories a day, according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Carbs and Protein

A 12-ounce bottle of Budweiser contains 10.6 g of carbohydrates and 1.3 g of protein.

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