The Best Keto-Friendly, Low Carb Beers That Actually Taste Good
Is there keto-friendly beer? You certainly can! We’ve compiled a list of beers you can drink on the keto diet. Check out these low-carb beers that won’t kick you out of ketosis.
By Clara Jaide on Jan. 03, 2020
There are a lot of fad diets going around and we’re not really sure if they are worth sacrificing beer for. But maybe, you don’t have to! We’ve touched on low-calorie beers before, but what about low carb beers? If your new year’s resolution is to lower your carb intake, then here are some beers for you.
What is the best beer to drink on a diet?
Depending on the diet, you may want to focus on your goals. Some diets, like the Keto Diet, require a low-carb intake, which would require low carb beers. While other diets call for you to limit your calorie intake, in which case, you’d want to try low-calorie beers. Click here to check out a list of low-calorie beers perfect for a low-cal diet.
Is there a keto-friendly beer? Can I drink beer on keto?
You absolutely can! The beers below are totally keto-friendly and won’t completely derail your ketosis. But like anything, you’ll want to drink in moderation to keep on the right track.
What beers have the lowest carbs?
There are hundreds of thousands of beers in the world, so we couldn’t tell you which beer has the least amount of carbohydrates ever, but if you’re looking for a low-carb craft beer, Bridge Brewing Company‘s PrimeTime has a total of 1.5g net carbs, which is the lowest we’ve seen (so far!). Budweiser Select is another very low-carb option with a total of 1.8g net carbs.
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Corona Premier is a low-carb, low-calorie version of Corona Extra. Enjoy a classic, favourite brew without kicking you out of ketosis!
Net Carbs: 2.6g | ABV: 4%
Looking for a low-carb craft beer? PrimeTime just may be the one for you. Known as British Columbia’s first low-calorie, low-carb beer, Bridge Brewing Co.’s “PrimeTime” holds the crown for the lowest carb craft beer (and the highest ABV%) on this list! Brewed with fruit flavour from juicy Citra and El Dorado hops, PrimeTime is sure not to compromise flavour.
Net Carbs: 1.5g | ABV: 5%
The Bright Tangerine Sparkling Ale is low carb and gluten-free! Described as a “Dry.”, “Tangerine.” and “Effervescent.” This brew is low calorie, gluten-removed, and has a dry, bubbly finish. Who says a keto diet has to suck?
Net Carbs: 2g | ABV: 4%
Looking for low-calorie beers?
While the beers on this list are low carb and low calorie, check out our list of super low-cal beers, if counting carbs isn’t really your jam.
On a keto diet and looking for a good, low carb IPA? The DayTime IPA by Lagunita’s Brewing Co. is the perfect low calorie, low carb, hop-forward India Pale Ale.
Net Carbs: 2g | ABV: 4%
If you love a good light lager, the Michelob Ultra will be sure to satisfy your beer craving while still allowing you to stick to your diet.
Net Carbs: 2g | ABV: 4.2%
A close second to the lowest amount of carbs on this list, Budweiser’s Select 55 is a super low carb, low-calorie light lager. This is definitely a beer that won’t make your diet feel so much like a diet.
Net Carbs: 1.8g | ABV: 2.4%
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