What's in a Beer? Anheuser-Busch Reveals the Secret of the Brew

Anheuser-Busch reveals the ingredients in two of its brews.
The Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis. The beer-maker has revealed the ingredients in two of its brews.AP

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The King of Beers has revealed his secret.

Brewer Anheuser-Busch has listed the ingredients for two of its best-selling brands for the first time.

The company added the list of ingredients for Budweiser and Bud Light to its website Thursday, a day after a popular food blogger started an online petition to get major beer makers to list what's in their brews.

Anheuser-Busch has revealed the ingredients of two of its brews for the first time.David Carson / AP

Anheuser-Busch says Budweiser and Bud Light are brewed with the same ingredients: water, barley malt, rice, yeast and hops. It says it will list the ingredients for all its other brands "in the coming days."It also makes Beck's, Busch and Michelob beers.

The online campaign was started by blogger Vani Hari at FoodBabe.com. The petition received more than 44,000 online signatures.

- Reuters