List of Top US Beers Just Saw a Big Change

Budweiser falls out of top 3
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2018 5:45 PM CST
Bud is no longer in the top 3 of US beers, though Bud Light is.   (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

(Newser) – In the ranks of America's best-selling beers, Budweiser no longer qualifies for even a bronze. Bud has dropped to No. 4, according to sales estimates from industry publication Beer Marketer's Insights, reports CNN. Remaining at No. 1 is Bud Light, followed by Coors Lite, and the new No. 3: Miller Lite. Corona Extra rounds out the top five, followed by Michelob Ultra and Modelo Especial. These mainstays are generally being hit by a double-whammy, notes USA Today: People are drinking less beer, and they're increasingly turning to craft beer when they do choose to indulge. (Read more Budweiser stories.)

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