Beer Info FAQ

Why does beer not have nutrition facts?

Why does beer not have nutrition facts?

The simple answer for why alcohol gets away with not needing to disclose ingredients is that it's not regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). That's why alcohol remained exempt from listing serving facts when the FDA required modern nutritional labels on packaged food and beverages starting in 1990.

Do drinks have to list ingredients?

One major hangup for people is that ingredient labeling on alcoholic beverages is totally optional. Regardless of nutrition, it can provide peace of mind to know what you are consuming.