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Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) consist of 0% fat, 0.001% protein, 4% carbs, 0% fiber and 3.8% water. With 53 of calories per 100g it's 111% higher than other foods in Beer. In total 0% of the calories in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) come from fat, 0.01% from protein and 30.19% from carbohydrates.

  • high GI Glycemic Index: 90
  • Low carb Only 13.2 carbs per serving
  • moderate GL Glycemic Load: 11.9
  • low Fructose
  • low Gluten
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) for a low carb diet?

With 13.2g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 11.9 in a portion of 330g, Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, very little Gluten and has no Lactose.

Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)
avg Beer[1]
Calories (kcal) 53 47.6
Fat (g) 0 0
Protein (g) 0.001 0.1
Carbohydrates (g) 4 5.9
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 5.9
Polysaccharides (g) 4 5.9
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 5 4.3
Water (g) 3.8 3
[1] average of Beer

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (330g) of Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) contains

  • 174.9 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 0.0033g of Protein
  • and 13.2g of Carbs
  • 16.5mg of sodium - 1.1% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 29.7mg of Magnesium, that covers 9.28% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.0033mg of Zinc - 0.03% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.0033mg of Iron - 0.03% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 165mg of Potassium - 4.13% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.33mg of Vitamin B12 - 11% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) you get

  • 0 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Beer have on average 0.02g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Beer 0g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Beer 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)?

per 100g
Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0 0
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.001 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.03 0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.04 0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 4 5.8
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.1 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.8
[1] average of Beer

Is Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (330g) for Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)

per 100g
Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)
Magnesium (mg) 9 8.9
Zinc (mg) 0.001 0
Sodium (mg) 5 4.3
Calcium (mg) 4 4.3
Iron (mg) 0.001 0
Potassium (mg) 50 47.2
Phosphorus (mg) 25 24.1
[1] average of Beer

Is Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) we looked at the portion size (330g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)

4% of Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) are carbs, per serving (330g) that is 13.2g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 2.1
Polysaccharides (g) 4 3.7
Total carbs (g) 4 5.9
[1] average of Beer

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)?

The Glycemic Index of Kölsch beer (4.8% abv) is 90, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 11.9 and can be regarded as moderate.

Allergens in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)

  • very little Gluten
  • has no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Kölsch beer (4.8% abv)

Of the 0g total fat per 100g, 0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.