""Beer contains all of the essential – and many of the non-essential – amino acids."
Dark beers tend to have the most antioxidants, which help reverse cellular damage that occurs naturally in the body.
The Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture also found that dark beer has higher iron content compared to lighter beers.
Back in 2011, Researchers at Italy's Fondazione di Ricerca e Cura found moderate beer drinkers had a 42 percent lower risk of heart disease compared to non-drinkers.
The optimum consumption was found to be slightly more than an English pint's worth of beer with a strength of 5% alcohol, each day.
According to Men's Health, drinking a bottle of beer daily could also lower a man's his risk of developing kidney stones by 40 percent.
And the potential health benefits of grabbing a pint after work don't end there - according to a report in the journal Food And Chemical Toxicology, drinking beer might help prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
The study found found the silicon in beer was able to reduce aluminium uptake in the digestive tract and slow the accumulation of the metal in the body and brain tissue."