References | When consuming beer, do with moderation.

From Barley to Beer

Barley is one of the main 
natural ingredients to 
brew beer, and it is also 
partially  responsible for its 
unique  color and flavor.

Barley has been cultivated by
our ancestors for more than
10,000 years and the crop was
domesticated in the Fertile
Crescent in Southwest Asia. 

In the place where our forefathers 
came from, A grain began to sprout.
 
The first grain of barley.
It has been part of mankind’s
culture for thousands of years
 
and will continue to be part of it 
for generations to come.

Some barley facts

Aside from being one of the main ingredients to brew beer, barley can be used to make pasta, bread, pies, stews, soups, salads, sauces, smoothies and desserts such cakes, muffins and brownies.
 

As a super grain, barley is low-fat and low in sodium. It contains more vitamin B6, magnesium and phosphorus than other grains, such as rice.

Why is barley a super grain?

Barley is as good for you like other well-known super grains as quinoa and oat. They have approximately the same amount of energy. Barley contains magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and phenolic compounds which provide an antioxidant effect.

Unveil the nutrients of the grain

Alchemy

Barley is a vital ingredient in beer 
and is first fermented in pure water 
and then transformed into 
a thick and divine beverage.
When combined with other 
natural ingredients such as hop
and yeast, it ultimately becomes beer;
the liquid that fills celebrations with joy.

Beer

Get to know
the Great Golden Liquid

After the brewing process, beer keeps part of the natural antioxidants, nutrients, mineral and vitamins from barley. Beer is not empty calories.

Alcohol is a consequence from a natural fermentation process.

Beer is a low-sodium, cholesterol-free (as any product of plant origin) and non fat product.

100 grams of beer provides:

91.96 ml of Water  
43 calories 
0.46 of protein
0.00 g of total lipid (fat) 
3.55 g of carbohydrate  
0.0 g of fiber
Minerals
4 mg of calcium 
6 mg of magnesium
14 mg of phosphorus 
27 mg of potassium 
4 mg of sodium  
Vitamins
0.025 mg of riboflavin 
0.513 mg of niacin 
0.046 mg of vitamin B-6 
6 µg of folate 
0.0 Iron, zinc, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B12
 
Ps: Proximates include ales, lagers, porters, premium beers and stouts. Other nutrients based on lager samples.

There are over 120 beer types.

It does not matter where you are.
If you are enjoying some beer, it is most likely because of barley.
 

  • Brewing can be traced back to
    ancient times 7000 years ago,
    making beer one of the oldest
    beverages ever produced.
  • Mesopotamia is the birthplace of beer, , and eventually it made its way to be enjoyed in Africa and Europe in ancient times.
  • Malt is produced by immersing grains of barley into water in order to reach a sufficient moisture level and allowing them to germinate before drying.
  • Beer is divided in two great families: Ale and Lager. And both come from Barley.
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