Ok, that last superhero bit was a fib, but the rest might just be true. According to an article on Counsel & Heal (a web-based news publication covering trending stories in health and healing):
Greek researchers found that arteries became more flexible and blood flow improved within a couple of hours after drinking beer. However, researchers noted that alcohol-free beer did not have the same effect. The latest study supports previous findings that moderate beer consumption may protect against heart disease.
Those findings were published in the journal Nutrition.