Healthiest Beers

Want to celebrate St. Patrick’s, but avoid a post-parade belly bloat? The Daily Beast crunches the numbers to figure out the 50 bottled brews that are least offensive to your midsection.

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1, I.C. Light

Brewery: Pittsburgh Brewing Company
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 2.8
Alcohol by volume: 4.15%

2, Michelob Ultra

Brewery: Michelob Brewing Company
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 2.6
Alcohol by volume: 4.1%

3, Natural Light

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 3.2
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

4, Budweiser Select

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 99
Carbohydrates: 3.1
Alcohol by volume: 4.3%

5, Miller Lite

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 96
Carbohydrates: 3.2
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

6, Select 55

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 55
Carbohydrates: 1.9
Alcohol by volume: 2.4%

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7, Busch Light

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 3.2
Alcohol by volume: 4.1%

8, MGD 64

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 64
Carbohydrates: 2.4
Alcohol by volume: 2.8%

9, Modelo Especial

Brewery: Grupo Modelo
Calories (12 oz): 145
Carbohydrates: 4
Alcohol by volume: 6%

10, Milwaukee's Best Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 98
Carbohydrates: 3.5
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

11, Michelob ULTRA Amber

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 3.2
Alcohol by volume: 4%

12, Miller Chill

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 100
Carbohydrates: 4
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

13, Keystone Ice

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 142
Carbohydrates: 5.9
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%

14, Corona Light

Brewery: Grupo Modelo
Calories (12 oz): 109
Carbohydrates: 5
Alcohol by volume: 4.5%

15, Coors Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 102
Carbohydrates: 5
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

16, Bud Ice

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 123
Carbohydrates: 8.9
Alcohol by volume: 5.5%

17, Milwaukee's Best Ice

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 144
Carbohydrates: 7.3
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%

18, Michelob ULTRA Lime Cactus

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 95
Carbohydrates: 5.5
Alcohol by volume: 4%

19, Icehouse Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 123
Carbohydrates: 6.6
Alcohol by volume: 5%

20, Southpaw Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 123
Carbohydrates: 6.6
Alcohol by volume: 5%

21, Keystone Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 104
Carbohydrates: 5
Alcohol by volume: 4.1%

22, Bud Light

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 110
Carbohydrates: 6.6
Alcohol by volume: 4.5%

23, Keystone Premium

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 111
Carbohydrates: 5.8
Alcohol by volume: 4.4%

24, Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

Brewery: Guinness
Calories (12 oz): 176
Carbohydrates: 14
Alcohol by volume: 7.5%

25, Leinenkugel's Light

Brewery: Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Calories (12 oz): 109
Carbohydrates: 5.8
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

26, Natural Ice

Brewery: Anheuser-Busch
Calories (12 oz): 157
Carbohydrates: 8.9
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%

27, Yuengling Light

Brewery: D. G. Yuengling & Son
Calories (12 oz): 98
Carbohydrates: 6.6
Alcohol by volume: 3.8%

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28, Miller High Life Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 110
Carbohydrates: 7
Alcohol by volume: 4.2%

29, Grolsch Light Lager

Brewery: Grolsch Brewery
Calories (12 oz): 97
Carbohydrates: 5.7
Alcohol by volume: 3.6%

30, Molson XXX

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 201
Carbohydrates: 10.9
Alcohol by volume: 7.3%

31, Icehouse 5.0

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 132
Carbohydrates: 8.7
Alcohol by volume: 5%

32, Steel Six

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 160
Carbohydrates: 11
Alcohol by volume: 6

33, Olde English 800 7.5%

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 202
Carbohydrates: 13.4
Alcohol by volume: 7.5%

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34, Icehouse 5.5

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 149
Carbohydrates: 9.8
Alcohol by volume: 5.5%

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35, Olde English 800 5.9%

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 160
Carbohydrates: 10.5
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%

36, Olde English High Gravity 800

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 220
Carbohydrates: 14.6
Alcohol by volume: 8%

37, Mickey's Ice

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 157
Carbohydrates: 11.8
Alcohol by volume: 5.8%

38, Steel Reserve High Gravity

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 222
Carbohydrates: 16
Alcohol by volume: 8.1%

39, Steel Reserve Triple Export 8.10%

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 222
Carbohydrates: 16
Alcohol by volume: 8.1%

40, Molson Golden

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 133
Carbohydrates: 10.9
Alcohol by volume: 5%

41, Hamm's Special Light

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 110
Carbohydrates: 7.3
Alcohol by volume: 3.9%

42, Heineken Light

Brewery: Heineken
Calories (12 oz): 99
Carbohydrates: 6.8
Alcohol by volume: 3.5%

43, Magnum Malt Liquor

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 157
Carbohydrates: 11.2
Alcohol by volume: 5.6%

44, Mickey's

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 157
Carbohydrates: 11.2
Alcohol by volume: 5.6%

45, Tyskie

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 153
Carbohydrates: 10.6
Alcohol by volume: 5.4%

46, Molson Canadian

Brewery: MillerCoors
Calories (12 oz): 136
Carbohydrates: 11.1
Alcohol by volume: 5%

47, Yuengling Light Lager

Brewery: D. G. Yuengling & Son
Calories (12 oz): 96
Carbohydrates: 8.5
Alcohol by volume: 3.6%

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48, Redhook IPA

Brewery: Redhook Ale Brewery
Calories (12 oz): 188
Carbohydrates: 12.66
Alcohol by volume: 6.5%

49, Genesee Ice

Brewery: Genesee Brewing Company
Calories (12 oz): 156
Carbohydrates: 14.5
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%

50, St. Pauli Girl Lager

Brewery: Beck's
Calories (12 oz): 148
Carbohydrates: 8.7
Alcohol by volume: 4.9