What.. Alcohol As A Liver Tonic? - Surprised? We are! A survey showed a daily alcohol intake of up to 36 grams roughly 2 beer pints, is beneficial for the common ailment, steatohepatatis or Fatty Liver Disease. It was found drinkers have half the risk of developing the disease than those who drank no alcohol... but a 'modest cold one' will do, and dark beer has the most B-vitamins and antioxidants!