Bud Light NEXT is a new beer that has zero carbs from Anheuser-Busch. It has zero carbs, 80 calories, and 4% ABV. With all the excitement around this beer, a lot of people want to know if it's also gluten free.
What is Bud Light NEXT?
Bud Light NEXT is a new beer from Anheuser Busch. They say it is super crisp, light, refreshing, and comes in at only 80 calories and zero grams of carbs. No secrets are revealed about how they make this happen in a beer, but many people who watch their carbs are so happy this is finally possible.
Anheuser Busch created this beer for highly active individuals who are looking for a drink with lower carbs and fewer calories, and it has been ten years in the making.
Is Bud Light NEXT Gluten Free?
If you have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, you may be wondering if you can enjoy this low-calorie drink at your next event. Unfortunately, it is NOT gluten free. It is made much like traditional beer using malt, which contains gluten. So if you are on a gluten free diet, scroll down to see what beers are gluten free.
Regular beer uses a combination of malted barley and hops in the beer-making process. Barley and malt both contain wheat which is why most traditional beers are not gluten free.
Bud Light NEXT Ingredients
- malt (contains gluten)
- natural flavors
Gluten Free Beer
The good news is there are plenty of tasty gluten free beers on the market today. Always check the ingredient list to ensure these do not contain gluten. Companies often change ingredients, and it's not always easy to tell when something new is added.
- Glutenberg Craft Brewery Blanche
- Stone Brewing Delicious IPA
- New Planet Beer Blonde Ale
- Omission Beer Ultimate Light Golden Ale
- Cooperhead Cooper Ale by Alt Brew
- Redbridge Lager By Anheuser-Busch
- Gluten-Free Pale Ale by Scott’s Brewing Company
- Felix Pilsner by Bierly Brewing
- English Pale Ale by Autumn Brewing Company
- Massager Millet Lager by Microbrasserie Nouvelle France
Learn more about gluten in alcoholic beverages here.
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