Does Beer Contain Sodium?

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Beer does contain sodium. The average amount of sodium in beer is 14 milligrams in a serving of 12 fluid ounces. The typical serving of 12 ounces also contains roughly 12 grams of carbohydrates and 1.6 grams of protein. Beer does not contain any fat.

Beer is the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage. The potency of regular beer varies, and is typically between 4 and 6 percent alcohol by volume. However, the alcohol by volume of beer can be as little as 0.5 percent or as much as 20 percent. The basic ingredients of beer include water, starch, yeast and some kind of flavoring.