FAQs

OUR NUTS

1. Is there any beer in BEER NUTS?

No. Early in our history, we made the startling discovery that people who drink beer are often hungry. We also noticed that hungry people will sometimes drink beer. To serve the greater good and bridge this gap, we sold our nuts in bars, taverns and liquor stores. They were immensely popular and so we chose the name BEER NUTS. We also sold them at gas stations, but "gas nuts" didn't have quite the same ring.

 

2. I thought all BEER NUTS were peanuts.

Originally they were, but the brand grew so strong, so quickly, that the misperception still lingers. But years later we were smart enough to figure out our unique sweet and salty coating tastes just as fantastic on Cashews, Almonds…and on just about any nut we tried. Since we are so fond of our name, and the recipe for our secret coating didn't change a bit, we consider all our products part of BEER NUTS Brand Snacks. However, our BEER NUTS Original Peanut is still our most recognized product.  

 

3. What kind of nuts do you use?

For our peanut products, we use Jumbo Runner and Virginia Extra-Large peanut varieties which are grown in Georgia, Alabama and Virginia. The almonds are almost exclusively Nonpareil Supreme Variety Almonds, which are grown in California. Our cashews are grown in India, Mozambique and Tanzania. For more info on these and to see the rest, check out OUR PRODUCTS section.

 

4. What is the best way to store BEER NUTS Brand Snacks once opened?

After opening the package, the product freshness can be extended if kept in a sealed container in a cool, dry place. Refrigerating them helps to preserve their freshness. Air and light are the enemy, so if you intend to keep the nuts for a long period of time, you can freeze them. If you want the best tasting product possible, we suggest opening them as the FedEx driver is pulling away.

 

5. So beside the fantastic taste, what's so great about nuts?

Nuts are an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, biotin, riboflavin, niacin, and iron. Several recent studies show that the inclusion of nuts in diets will work to decrease deaths due to cardiovascular diseases. What's more, some doctors say that a small amount of peanuts each day may reduce cholesterol. Nuts contain no cholesterol (cholesterol is contained only in animal food). They are high in protein, and help build muscle and new cells in your body. Also, most nuts are very low in saturated fats. They mainly contain polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids. Unsaturated fat (mono and poly) is not harmful, and may indeed be beneficial. It helps raising high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or good cholesterol, thus lowering the risk of heart disease.  

 

OUR BUSINESS

1. Is BEER NUTS Brand Snacks part of a much larger corporation?

Nope. We take pride in the fact that we are still a family-owned and operated business. And have been for three generations. For more information, take a look at OUR STORY section.

 

2. Where are BEER NUTS Brand Snacks products made?

BEER NUTS Brand Snacks products are still produced in our hometown manufacturing plant in Bloomington, Illinois. From here we ship to all fifty states and many foreign countries. 

 

3. Is everything that's made by BEER NUTS Brand Snacks available online?

Yes. However, we offer many different sizes and packaging. That means, you can't get everything in a store that you can get online. If you can't find the product you are looking for at your local retail store, ask the manager to add it. You'll likely be a local hero.

 

ORDERING

1. Do you charge sales tax?

We do not charge sales tax in most states, the exceptions being Illinois and Michigan. All orders shipped within these two states will be charged applicable sales tax.

 

2. When ordering online, why does my credit card show a pending charge of $1.01?

In order to verify that the card used for your purchase is valid, the credit card processor executes a test transaction of $1.01 to the account used to make the purchase.  This charge should appear as “Pending” in your transaction history.  Once the card has been validated, and the product is shipped, the $1.01 charge will be removed and the full charge for your order will be processed. If the $1.01 charge has not been removed 48 hours after the full charge has been processed, please Contact Us.

 

3. Can I order without a credit card?

You may pay by check or money order, but you will need to contact our Company Store at 1.800.BEERNUTS ext. 324 to place the order. Orders paid by check or money order cannot ship until payment is received.

 

4. What is your return policy?

All products purchased from BEER NUTS® Brand Snacks are guaranteed to be fresh. See Shipping & Returns for answers to all of your return policy questions.

 

MY ACCOUNT

1. How do I log in?

On the MY ACCOUNT page, select the appropriate option, enter your email address and password, and click the "Login Now" button.

 

2. What are the benefits of signing up for My Account?

  • Quick and easy registration

  • Faster and more convenient checkout

  • Personalized shopping experience for future visits

  • Manage addresses

  • Receive emails from BEERNUTS.com about special deals

  • All information is completely secure and private

  • Create wish lists

  • View order history

  • Save your shopping cart

 

3. Do I have to log in each time I order?

You are not required to log in. However, you will have to re-enter your information when you place an order. We have provided this functionality so you can enjoy faster shopping at BEERNUTS.com.

 

4. Is my personal information safe?

Yes. All your information is stored and maintained in a secure database accessible only by you. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for our online transactions. This enables us to encrypt information that you provide to us in a secure and safe manner. We are very aware of concerns regarding use of credit cards over the Internet, and we assure you we are using the latest security techniques and public key cryptography. The system we use encrypts all credit card information into an indecipherable form. BEER NUTS, Inc. will not share your information with any other parties. We appreciate your business and respect your privacy.

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