Also called Genny Light, this beer is an American-style light lager brewed to taste similar to Genesee Cream Ale but contain fewer calories. It's a crisp, light beer that's meant to be drinkable.
Calories: 100Carbs: 4ABV: 3.6% The Genesee Brewery
Yuengling Light Lager
Yuengling is America's oldest brewery, and this lager is Yuengling's oldest light beer. It has a caramel malt flavor designed to mimic the taste of the brewery's flagship beer.
Calories: 99Carbs: 8.8ABV: 3.2% D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc.
Heineken Light is a light lager with a mild malty aroma and golden color. This Dutch beer was originally brewed in 2005 and designed specifically for the United States market. Each 12-ounce serving has 99 calories and 7 carbs in addition to being low-ABV.
Calories: 99Carbs: 7ABV: 3.3% Heineken
Corona Light is a pilsner-style lager with a fruity-honey aroma. Its light flavor makes it a popular choice for summertime and beach drinking, and it's been said to pair well with a lime or a citrus-flavored dish.
Calories: 99Carbs: 5ABV: 4.0% Constellation Brands
Milwaukee's Best Light
Milwaukee's Best Light is an American-style light lager owned by MillerCoors and available nationwide. They rolled out the slogan "Men should act like men, and light beer should taste like beer" in 2006.
Calories: 98Carbs: 3.5ABV: 4.2% itemmaster
Miller Lite is a light, golden-colored pilsner that was one of the first popular beers brewed specifically to be low-calorie. It has 96 calories per 12-ounce can or bottle and contains fewer carbs than most other light beers - just 3.2 grams.
Calories: 96Carbs: 3.2ABV: 4.2 itemmaster
Amstel Light is a Dutch beer owned by Heineken that has a low ABV and calorie count. It's one of the leading imported light beers in the U.S. and has 5 carbs per 12-ounce serving.
Calories: 95Carbs: 5ABV: 3.5% Heineken
Busch Light is an American-style light lager brewed with a blend of American and imported hops. It's brewed for longer to attain a lower calorie count than standard Busch, which is also said to give this beer a lighter body.
Calories: 95Carbs: 3.2ABV: 4.1% Anheuser-Busch
Natural Light, also known as Natty Light, is an American-style light lager. Natural Light recently came out with a light session lager called "Naturdays" that's a bit more fruity, if you're looking for more flavor - though those varieties are higher in calories and carbs.
Calories: 95Carbs: 3.2ABV: 4.2% Anheuser-Busch
Michelob Ultra is a low-calorie beer that has only 2.6 carbs. Michelob also has an amber ale and a light lager in addition to the classic original lager, and the company recently released a low-calorie lime and prickly pear cactus beer. Its low carb count is appealing to many, and since it's so well known, this beer isn't hard to find.
Calories: 95Carbs: 2.6ABV: 4.2% Anheuser-Busch
Corona Premier is Corona's lowest-calorie beer, a crisp and light version of their pilsner. It's considered the most drinkable type of Corona, and it has 0.7 grams of protein in addition to being low-calorie and low-carb.
Calories: 90Carbs: 2.6ABV: 4.0% Constellation Brands
Beck's Premier Light
This European beer is brewed in Germany and imported to the U.S. It's a light pilsner known for its low calorie count - just 64 calories per 12-ounce bottle. It's been described as slightly fruity in flavor, and it also rates slightly higher for taste based on reviews than some other light beers on this list; it also has a very low ABV, so if that's what you're looking for, that's in your favor.
Calories: 64Carbs: 4ABV: 2.3% itemmaster
Miller64 is the lightest MillerCoors beer on the market. It's got 64 calories per can or bottle (as the name implies) and contains only 2.4 carbs. It's been described as a crisp, light lager, and it has a lower ABV than most beers on this list.
Calories: 64Carbs: 2.4ABV: 2.8% itemmaster
Bud Select 55
Bud Select 55 was the lowest-calorie beer we could find. It's a golden lager brewed with caramel malt and a blend of hops. It even has a modest half gram of protein in its 12-ounce serving. The ratings on Beer Advocate aren't raving over its taste, but come on. This is a crazy low-calorie beer, not one of the best beers in America!
Calories: 55Carbs: 1.8ABV: 2.4%
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