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The 26 Most Popular Beer Brands In The US

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When it comes to imbibing, Americans’ drink of choice is clear: We’re here for the beer. According to a Gallup poll, 43 percent of those who consume alcohol prefer beer, which is more popular than wine and liquor. To better understand our love affair with beer, we broke down the most popular beer in every state. Now, we’re checking out which beers are most popular overall. (Call it a hop-ularity contest).

To arrive at these rankings, 24/7 Wall Street looked at how many barrels of beer were shipped within the U.S. in 2017. According to that metric, here are the 26 most popular beers in the country.

26. Guinness

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.1 million

guiness photo
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25. Milwaukee’s Best Ice

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.2 million

Miller Coors

24. Corona Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.2 million

Getty Images | David Becker

23. Icehouse

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.3 million

Icehouse

22. Steel Reserve

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.6 million

Steel Reserve

21. Coors Banquet

Barrels shipped in 2017: 1.7 million

coors beer photo
Getty Images | Justin Sullivan

20. Dos Equis

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2 million

Dos Equis

19. Blue Moon

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.1 million

Getty Images | Bennett Raglin

18. Yuengling Lager

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.2 million

Yuengling

17. Natural Ice

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.4 million

Walmart

16. Pabst Blue Ribbon

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.5 million

Getty Images | Justin Sullivan

15. Bud Ice

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.6 million

bud beer photo
Getty Images | Andrew Burton

14. Stella Artois

Barrels shipped in 2017: 2.7 million

Getty Images | Craig Barritt

13. Miller High Life

Barrels shipped in 2017: 3.5 million

miller high life photo
Getty Images | Scott Olson

12. Keystone Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 3.5 million

Miller Coors

11. Heineken

Barrels shipped in 2017: 4 million

Getty Images | Scott Olson

10. Busch

Barrels shipped in 2017: 4.7 million

Busch

9. Busch Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 6.4 million

Target

8. Natural Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 6.5 million

Natural Light

7. Modelo Especial

Barrels shipped in 2017: 7.2 million

Modelo

6. Michelob Ultra

Barrels shipped in 2017: 7.7 million

Getty Images | Scott Olson

5. Corona Extra

Barrels shipped in 2017: 8.7 million

Getty Images | Scott Olson

4. Miller Lite

Barrels shipped in 2017: 13.1 million

Getty Images | Craig Barritt

3. Budweiser

Barrels shipped in 2017: 13.3 million

Budweiser photo
Getty Images | Spencer Platt

2. Coors Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 16.5 million

coors beer photo
Getty Images | Justin Sullivan

1. Bud Light

Barrels shipped in 2017: 33.1 million

Getty Images | Erika Goldring

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