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What’s really in your Budweiser?

June 13, 2014
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photo credit: stavos via photopin cc

As someone who lives in St. Louis, home of Anheiser Busch, I’m quite the beer drinker.  In all honesty, the two are not necessarily related.

I would drink beer regardless of where I reside, but it’s nice to live in a city where beer drinking is not only accepted, it’s encouraged.

However, as a St. Louisan, I’m a little surprised by the king of beer’s recent actions.  They recently did something they’ve never done before: they published the ingredients in their beer.

Although it may seem strange they’ve never published this information before, they aren’t required to do so, as they aren’t governed by the FDA. Rather, the Department of Treasury oversees beer production, probably because alcohol really is America’s most beloved treasure.

So what are the ingredients?  Bud and Bud Light have only five ingredients: water, barley malt, rice, yeast and hops.  


Although they allege these are the only ingredients, I think they’ve forgotten to list a few more.  Personally I know that when I take a sip of beer (or a very large gulp), the ony thing I taste is the sweet goodness of happiness.

Keep up the good work Anheiser Busch!  Cheers!

Lisa Newlin

Lisa is a humor writer who plays an unconvincing lawyer in year life. She prefers dogs to most people, and food over most everything. Her blog, http://lisanewlin.com will make you feel better about your own life. It will also remind you that vodka is the answer to everything. (Except if the question is "What should I throw on this fire?" Then the answer is definitely NOT vodka.) She is also a co-author of the bestselling humor books, "I Just Want to Be Alone" and "'You've Got Lipstick On Your Teeth,' And Other Things Only Heard From Your Friends In The Powder Room." You should buy them immediately on Amazon.com.

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7 Responses to What’s really in your Budweiser?

  1. June 15, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    The one thing that I am sure that is in all beer, but not listed, is a drug that forces you to eat full bags of cheese curls and/or greasy bar food. I think the chemical is known as Ineeduselesscaloriesatrate.

  2. Bill Y Ledden
    June 14, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Thirsty Dave is en route to St. Louis right now. He’s calling it his “spiritual home”.

    • June 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

      The Newlins will gladlly host Thirsty Dave when he arrives to the homeland. You’ll have to share our queen bed with us and three dogs. That won’t be a problem will it?

  3. June 14, 2014 at 6:58 am

    It’s nice to know some things are this pure? Funny post.

    • June 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

      Some things are pure, Donna. Pure happiness.

  4. June 14, 2014 at 1:43 am

    Love this! And you! xoxo Mimi

    • June 14, 2014 at 11:55 am

      Love you too Mimi! How are you and the hubby handling things? I’m thinking of you both.

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