What if there was a beer you could enjoy all night long that would actually leave you feeling better the next day?
Well, fortunately for you, such a thing exists!
You may already know where this is heading, but before you screw your nose up at the mention of non-alcoholic beer, we are here to promise you - it doesn’t all taste like watered-down cans of cheap, beer-flavored pop.
When carefully crafted, non-alcoholic beer can have all the rich, full-bodied flavors and velvety mouthfeel of the real thing. As well as being delicious, non-alcoholic, or low-alcoholic beer, it also packs some pretty impressive health benefits.
Non-alcoholic beer contains a keg-load of essential vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants - including trace amounts of B vitamins, calcium, potassium, zinc, selenium, and iron.
So, what are the benefits of drinking a non-alcoholic brew (or two)?
1. It keeps you hydrated.
Athletes rejoice because swigging a can of non-alcoholic beer before training might actually be the best thing for your performance. A study on male soccer players showed that non-alcoholic beer is a practical, electrolyte sports drink. Drinking around 23 oz of non-alcoholic beer before exercise maintained hydration better than water... and standard beer (duh!).
2. It can improve bone density.
Non-alcoholic beer also contains high amounts of silicon, which is necessary to boost collagen production in the body, leading to healthier bones, blood vessels, hair, skin, and nails. Because of this, it is suggested that beer and non-alcoholic beer may play an essential role in preventing osteoporosis.
3. It can promote sleep.
Whereas alcohol can have a horrible impact on your sleep, beer without alcohol can have the opposite effect, helping you fall into a deep and restful slumber. Studies have shown that moderate consumption of non-alcoholic beer before bed can have a sedative effect, improving sleep quality.
4. It can help reduce stress.
Sipping on a can of beer in slightly awkward social situations can help us feel more at ease. Now, studies are showing that non-alcoholic beer may also have stress and anxiety-reducing effects. Research has concluded that drinking 330 ml (around 11 oz) of non-alcoholic beer per night for two weeks can help to reduce feelings of stress.
5. It can improve circulation.
Non-alcoholic beer can improve blood circulation and reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The phenols in beer can also help reduce the risk of developing atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), leading to a heart attack or stroke.
So, there you have it—five reasons to drink non-alcoholic beer. But remember, not all low alcohol beers are created equal.
Here at Bravus Brewing Company, we have dedicated our efforts to create the best tasting, non-alcoholic craft beer around. And what’s more - our beers are also vegan and gluten-reduced.
Grab yourself a twelve-pack of any of our mouth-watering flavors, head to that social or sports event you’ve got lined up, and feel nothing short of amazing the next day.