America's most popular beer brands


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America's most popular beer brands. I was surprised of how many of the beers I've had that were on that list of 25 beers. I'm sure most are familiar to you all. But if not, check out the beers and see if your favorite is there. I saw that my favorite didn't make the list.


25. Milwakuee's Best Ice
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.1 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -5.4%
• Market share: 0.51% 

24. Guinness
• Parent company: Diageo
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: 8.1%
• Market share: 0.58% 

23. Icehouse
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.3 million
• Shipment change from 2018: 1.2%
• Market share: 0.63% 

22. Coors Banquet
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.5 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -1.6%
• Market share: 0.74% 

21. Steel Reserve
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.6 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -2.2%
• Market share: 0.75% 

20. Dos Equis
• Parent company: Heineken International
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 1.9 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -2.6%
• Market share: 0.90% 

19. Blue Moon
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -3.9%
• Market share: 0.96% 

18. Pabst Blue Ribbon
• Parent company: Blue Ribbon Intermediate Holdings
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -10.5%
• Market share: 0.97% 

17. Yuengling Lager
• Parent company: D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -4.7%
• Market share: 1% 

16. Natural Ice
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2.2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -4.3%
• Market share: 1.07% 

15. Bud Ice
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2.4 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -3%
• Market share: 1.18% 

14. Stella Artois
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 2.7 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -0.9%
• Market share: 1.29% 

13. Miller High Life
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 3 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -11.8%
• Market share: 1.46% 

12. Keystone Light
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 3.3 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -7.1%
• Market share: 1.60% 

11. Heineken
• Parent company: Heineken International
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 3.7 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -3.9%
• Market share: 1.78% 

Now we get to the top 10.

10. Busch
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 3.9 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -7.8%
• Market share: 1.87% 

9. Busch Light
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 6.3 million
• Shipment change from 2018: 1.6%
• Market share: 3.07% 

8. Natural Light
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 6.7 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -0.7%
• Market share: 3.24% 

7. Modelo Especial
• Parent company: Constellation Brands
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 9.4 million
• Shipment change from 2018: 15%
• Market share: 4.56% 

6. Corona Extra
• Parent company: Constellation Brands
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 8.1 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -0.5%
• Market share: 3.95% 

5. Michelob Ultra
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 10.2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: 15.9%
• Market share: 4.97% 

4. Budweiser
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 10.6 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -6.6%
• Market share: 5.14% 

3. Miller Lite
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 12.4 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -1.6%
• Market share: 6.02% 

2. Coors Light
• Parent company: Molson Coors Brewing Company
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 14 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -5.9%
• Market share: 6.82% 

And the number one beer?

1. Bud Light
• Parent company: Anheuser-Busch InBev
• Barrels shipped in 2019: 27.2 million
• Shipment change from 2018: -7.3%
• Market share: 13.24% 

What say you?


Source: USATODAY

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