What percent is american beer (standard)?!

Question: What percent is american beer (standard)!?
i know it ranges but what would be a typical beer and light beer percent also is colt 45 still 8% there!.!.!. or is beer regulated by each state!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

In the U!.S!. the alcohol content of beer is frequently indicated by weight while wine is usually indicated by volume!. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) uses the weight measurement, and we often hear about 3!.2 beer which is by weight, which equates to approximately 4% by volume!.

As a guideline, typical American beers (lagers) are generally 3!.6 to 3!.8% by weight although, as mentioned, some states mandate a 3!.2 beer by weight (4% by volume)!. A "light" beer, on the other hand, is between 2!.3 and 3!.2% by weight (2!.8 - 4% by volume)!.

In California any beer over 3!.99% alcohol by weight may not be called "beer," but must be called "Malt Liquor, Ale, Stout or Porter!." (All beers are brewed from malt, and hence this distinction is simply a matter of alcohol content!.)

American malt liquors are not necessarily the finest quality beers, but rather those produced quickly to emphasize the alcohol content, and to produce a "kick," although in some states it is watered down!. Utah, for example mandates a malt liquor as 3!.2 by weight (4% by volume)!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

American beer is regulated Federally to be below 6% if sold cold in a store!. Some states require less %!. It can not be sold both in a store and a liquor store!. A liquor store can have any american beer as high as it likes, but tipically nothing is over 9%!. If you were to buy a beer in a store it will most likely be 6 point if american!. Unless in oklahoma, where the law is beer must be 3 point!.!.!.!. % ABV!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

Beer is regulated by each state for the most part!. American beer usually hangs around the 5-6% range though!. You may have a few lagers or Porters that get a little higher!. I live in Alabama and beer cannot be sold that is over 6%!. It definitely limits the types of beer we can buy!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

There's def a huge range, but if you're looking at the typical bud light, coors, etc!. it would be around 4!.5%!. Some of the more atypical brands like dogfish head may be up to 11% or sometimes even more!. Typical beer ranges less than 5% though!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It depends on the state you're in!. In California, usually they're around 4-5%!. Microbrews vary more, but still usually stay within the 3-6% range!. The exceptions are always the malt liquors, and among micros, things like barley wines!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

3!.2 %- 4!.6%, depending on the beer!.

Some states still have restrictions on alcohol levels!. For example, Utah doesn't allow you to buy beer over 3!.2% from a store!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

!.5 in Texas and !.3 in Oklahoma and so ya its regulated by each state!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I know Keystone and Coors light are like 5!.2% or something like that!. Keystone Ice is like 5!.9%, so around 5%-6% for light beer!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

most are 4!.8!. natural light and natural ice is over 5!.5!. you get more alcohol in malt liquorsWww@FoodAQ@Com

It depends on the style!. Lager is usually between 3 and 6%, malt liquors, IPA, stout anywhere between 5 and 12%Www@FoodAQ@Com

around four percent!. Icehouse brags about being 5 or 5!.5 percent I forget which one!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Dogfish Head's Midas Touch is 8%

They range tremendously, just as foreign brews!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

American beer is 4% alcohol and 96% urine!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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