The Beer Brands to Reach For When You’re Watching Your Weight

If your love of beer knows no season, but you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet, it’s important to know the calorie counts of common brands. Check out this list of a few of the highest- and lowest-calorie beers so you can choose the one that’s right for you, your goals, and your taste.

High-Calorie Beers

Samuel Adams Boston Lager: 180 calories
Guinness Extra Stout: 176 calories
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale: 176 calories
Pete’s Wicked Ale: 172 calories
Anheuser-Busch Ice Pale Lager: 171 calories
Harpoon IPA: 170 calories
Heineken: 166 calories
Long Trail: 163 calories
Killian’s Irish Red: 162 calories
Molson Ice: 160 calories


A Calorie Comparison of Your Favorite Beers

Low-Calorie Beers

Budweiser Select 55: 55 calories
Beck’s Premier Light: 63 calories
Miller 64: 64 calories
Amstel Light: 95 calories
Anheuser-Busch Light Pale Lager: 95 calories
Michelob Ultra: 95 calories
Natural Light: 95 calories
Miller Light: 96 calories
Heineken Light: 99 calories
Corona Light: 99 calories

If looking at all those calorie counts has inspired you to drink light beer, find out which light beer tastes the best here.

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