A statistician’s view of beer calories and carbs

December 12th, 2007 | Posted by Real Beer

Matt Briggs, a statistician by trade, has taken our Calorie and Carbs lists and turned them into a series of charts.

What he finds may not surprise you.

Overall, the fact that in lager beers there is higher chance of having lower alcohol, carbs, or calories is expected. Many mass-market lager beers are designed, marketed, and brewed to have just these characteristics. And of course alcohol has its own calories, so as alcohol increases, so too should the overall number of calories.

But the visual lesson is undeniable.

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