Is there sugar in athletic brewing beer?

Answered by Robert Golston

As an expert sommelier and brewer, I can assure you that Athletic takes great pride in crafting high-quality, flavorful beers without compromising on the use of added sugars. We understand that many people are conscious about their sugar intake, and we strive to provide options that cater to a variety of dietary preferences and needs.

When it comes to our brews, we believe in using natural ingredients to create delicious flavors. While some beers on the market may contain added sugars to enhance sweetness or balance flavors, we aim to achieve the same results through the careful selection and combination of malted grains, , and strains.

In our commitment to transparency, we clearly list all the ingredients used in our beers on the packaging and our website. This allows you to make informed choices about the products you consume. Currently, the only Athletic Brewing product that contains added sugar is our Radler series. Radlers are traditionally made by combining with fruit or , which may contain some amount of sugar.

In the case of our Radlers, we use a small amount of sugar to achieve the desired balance of flavors. However, it's important to note that the sugar content in our Radlers is relatively low compared to many other alcoholic beverages or soft drinks. We believe in providing a refreshing and flavorful option for those who enjoy a lighter, fruit-infused beer experience.

For our other beer offerings, such as our IPAs, stouts, and lagers, we rely on the natural sugars present in the malted grains during the brewing process. These sugars are fermented by the yeast, converting them into and carbon dioxide. This traditional brewing method allows us to create full-bodied, complex beers without the need for additional sugars.

Our commitment to quality and taste extends to our dedication to using the best ingredients and brewing techniques. We believe that by focusing on the natural flavors derived from high-quality ingredients, we can provide a satisfying and enjoyable drinking experience without the need for added sugars.

Athletic Brewing takes great care in crafting beers that are free from added sugars. While our Radlers do contain a small amount of sugar, it is clearly listed in the ingredients, allowing you to make an informed choice. For our other beer offerings, we rely on the natural sugars present in the malted grains during the brewing process. We believe in providing flavorful, high-quality beers that cater to a variety of dietary preferences.