Resistance type training is the most effective way to exercise for someone wanting to burn fat. Weight training burns more calories than cardiovascular exercises.
If you don’t drink beer and still have what looks like a beer belly then you will need to lose the visceral fat. Given that visceral fat is an indication of severe insulin resistance then the first step is to manage insulin levels by limiting certain carbohydrates and sugary processed foods.
Eliminating breads, pastas, ready-made meals and basically anything that comes in fancy packaging with unpronounceable ingredients including so-called healthy cereals is the fastest way to drop fat.
Beer is a bad choice of drink for someone who wants to lose body fat. Beer has empty calories and has an estrogenic effect. Hops are highly estrogenic and are considered the main causes for beer bellies and man boobs on men.