Alcohol Percentage in Beer Brands

Before diving into the alcohol percentage in beer, lets first know what are the different types of Beer. If you like drinking beer, you shall be knowing the different types of beer.

Beer is one of the oldest recipes of the drinks dated back to 5000 B.C. It is basically classified into two types; Ale and Lager. These types depend on the yeast used and the fermentation process. Ale is an older type of beer whereas Lager is comparatively newly produced. In Ale beer, the yeast ferments and settles on top whereas in Lager, the yeast ferments on the bottom. Lager beer is stored for a longer time, the name “lager” originates from german word “lagern” that means “to store”. If you are wondering what are pale ales, India pale ales (IPA), porters, and stouts. They are subtypes of Ale beer. Pilsner and Helles are different subtypes of Lager beer.

Alcohol percentage in beer

The common term to measure alcohol percentage is Alcohol by volume often named as ABV. It is a standard measure and used worldwide to denote the alcohol percentage in a beer.

The most widely consumed beer is “Pale lagers” that contains 4-6% of alcohol. The alcohol content in Beer can be as low as 2% or as high as 10% . Below is the list of alcohol percentage in beer with calory value.

Alcohol Percentage in Beer

Alcohol Percentage in famous beer brands

Brand/Brewer (Country)% AlcoholCalories/100ml
Kingfisher Premium (India)4.844
Bira 91 (India)4.930
Budwelser King of Beers (USA)4.8240
Miller Lite Pilsner Beer Mlller (USA)4.4029
Wurtzburger Hofbrau Pure Bavarian Light Beer Wurtzburger Hofbrau Ag (Germany)5.4443
Molson Light Beer Molson (Canada)2.4123
Nordik Wolf Light Imported Beer A.B. Pripps Bryggerier (Sweden)4.7031
Bud Light Beer Anheuser Busch (USA)3.8833
Beck’s Beer Brauerei Beck (Germany)5.1342
Big Barrel Australian Lager Cooper & Sons (Australia)4.6639
Black Horse Premium Draft Beer Black Horse (USA)4.7445
Cerveza Tecate Beer Cervecerla Cauhtemoc (Mexico)4.4941
Chester Golden A]e Greenall Whitley (England)5.4344
Harp (mported Lager Beer Harp (Ireland)4.5540
Heineken Lager Beer Heineken (Holland)5.4145
Hofenperle Special Feldschlosschen Bier (Switzerland)5.2845
Kronenbourg Imported Dark Beer Kronenbourg (France)5.0846
Kuppers Kolsch Kuppers (Germany)5.3845
Molson Canadian Beer Molson (Canada)5.1943
Pilsener Urquell Beer Pilsener Urquell Pilzen (Czechoslovakia)4.2545
Red Strlpe Lager Beer Desnoes & Geddes (Jamaica)5.0443
Tsingtao Beer Tsingtao (China)4.7943

World’s Strongest Beers

Some beer contains much more alcohol than the average beer content of 4-6%.

  1. Topping this list is the “Brewmeister Snake Venom” that contains the whopping 67.5% ABV. Caution: You’re not supposed to drink more than 35 milliliters in one sitting. (Released year 2013)
  2. Brewmeister armageddon” is second on the list with 65% ABV. Brewmeister armageddon was actually the strongest beer in 2012 but when some people said to the brewer Lewis Shand and John McKenzie that Armageddon is not that strong, they went on to make Snake Venom version. (Released year 2012)
  3. Schorschbräu schorschbock 57%” is another rare beer that has 57% ABV. It is a German Eisbock style beer. Only 36 bottles of this super-strong beer were made by Schorschbräu, each costing on average around £165. (Released year 2011)

Alcoholic Vs Non-alcoholic beer

Non-alcoholic beer has lower calories than alcoholic beer but does contain alcohol in very low amount. Even alcohol-free beer contains alcohol but no more than 0.05% ABV. This is because some alcohol naturally forms as part of the brewing process.

If you want to see the alcohol content and calories value of other beer then click here.

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