The Top 5 Best Selling Brands of Beer in the U.S.

  Brand of Beer Company Name
Market Share Year Introduced
Country of Origin
Bud Light
(light lager)
Anheuser-Busch InBev
Leuven, Belgium
21.4% 1982 United States
(pale lager)
Anheuser-Busch InBev
Leuven, Belgium
8.9% 1876 United States
Coors Light
(pale lager)
Coors Brewing Company
Golden, Colorado, U.S.
7.6% 1978 United States
Miller Light
(pale lager)
Miller Brewing Company
Milwaukee, U.S.
6.9% 1973 United States
Natural Light
(pale lager)
Anheuser-Busch InBev
Leuven, Belgium
4.7% 1977 United States
Sources:  Various including: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI)
List Notes: Data is for the year 2009. List is ranked by dollar sales at supermarkets, gas stations, and drug and convenience stores. Includes sales at mass-market retailers (excludes Wal-Mart, club stores, and liquor stores).
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