The Healthiest Beers You Can Drink

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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

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%


Corona Light

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%


Miller Lite

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


Amstel Light

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%


Busch Light

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%


Natural Light

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%


Michelob Ultra

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%


Corona Premier

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%



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%


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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