Counting Calories in Beer

It’s no mystery that light beer is often marketed toward women. But to remain conscious of our weight, must we be forced to drink only these watered down, tasteless brews? There are so many choices when it comes to light beer and Diet.com’s Sarah can help you narrow it down with her in office taste test. “At the end, she gets a little drunk but finds her new favorite light beer is not Miller lite…” says Diet.com.

Additionally, FitSugar compiled this thorough list of popular beers and their calorie, carbohydrate and alcohol content:

Brand of Beer Calories Carbs (g) Percent Alcohol
Amstel Light 95 5 3.5
Anchor Steam 155 16 4.9
Anheuser Busch Natural Light 95 3.2 5.9
Anheuser Busch Natural Ice 157 8.9 5.9
Beck’s Pilsner 138 9 5
Beck’s Premier Light 64 3.9 2.3
Budweiser 147 10.7 5
Bud Light 110 6.6 4.2
Budweiser Select 99 3.1 4.3
Busch 133 10.2 4.6
Busch Light 110 6.7 4.2
Coors 142 10.6 5
Coors Light 102 5 4.2
Corona Extra 148 14 4.6
Corona Light 105 5 4.5
Foster’s 146 11.4 5
Guinness Draught 126 10 4
Guinness Extra Stout 176 14 6
Harpoon IPA 170 15 5.9
Heineken 166 9.6 5.4
Heineken Light 99 6.8 3.5
Killian’s Irish Red 163 14.4 4.9
Labatt Blue 153 5 5
Labatt Blue Light 111 8 4
Long Trail 163 18.5 4.6
Magic Hat #9 146 12 4.6
Michelob 155 13.3 5
Michelob Ultra 95 2.6 4.1
Miller Genuine Draft 143 13.1 5
Miller Light 96 3.2 4.2
Milwaukee Best Ice 144 7.3 5.9
Molson 150 12 5
Molson Ice 160 12 5.6
Natural Light 95 3.2 4.2
Newcastle Brown Ale 150 15 4.7
O’Douls 70 13.3 .4
Pabst Blue Ribbon 145 12 4.7
Pabst Blue Ribbon Light 111 8 3.9
Pete’s Wicked Ale 174 17.7 5.3
Red Stripe 153 14 5
Rolling Rock Premium 120 10 4.5
Sam Adams Boston Lager 180 18.8 4.9
Sam Adams Light 124 9.7 4
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot 295 24.6 9.6
Stella Artois 154 11 5.5
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One response to “Counting Calories in Beer

  1. Thanks for that awesome, easy to read chart! Very helpful. =)

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