Top 10 low-carb beers to sample
Unfortunately living a healthy lifestyle and drinking beer does not go well hand in hand. I workout a couple of times a week and try to eat healthily but whenever I want to relax with an ice cold beer I feel like my workouts and the healthy diet have been in vain. The good news is that there is a big difference between beers when it comes to carbs and calories. In order to minimize the damage you want to drink low calorie, but more importantly low-carb beers. So which beers have the lowest carbs?
Here is a look at 10 beers with the lowest carbohydrate amounts that you can drink without feeling guilty:
10. Guinness Draught – 9.9 grams
At 9.9 grams of carbohydrates ,this is officially the lightest stout beer of the Irish variety.
9. Sam Adams Light – 9.7 grams
Sam Adams Light has a mere 119 calories and 9.7 grams of carbohydrates.
8. Bud Light – 6.6 grams
The classic American beer has 6.6 grams of carbohydrates and is still wildly popular around.
7. Michelob Ultra – 2.6 – 5.5 grams
Introduced in 2002, the varieties of Michelob Ultra come in at only between 2.6 and 5.5 grams of carbohydrates.
6. Amstel Light – 5 grams
Amstel Light contains only 5 grams of carbohydrates. It is mostly sold in bottles whose capacity is 12 ounces.
5. Corona Light – 5 grams
When it comes to summer beers, Corona light beats rivals flat out due to its refreshing taste. It comes with 5 grams of carbohydrates so it is a great choice for revelers in the summer heat.
4. Coors Light – 4.2 grams
Incredibly, regular Coors packs in close to 50 grams of carbs. Coors light, however, has only 4.2 grams and 104 calories.
3. Busch Light – 3.2 grams
The beer has only 3.2 grams of carbohydrates and 95 calories.
2. Miller Lite – 3.2 grams
At 3.2 grams of carb, Miller Lite won an award at the 2010 American beers festivals.
1. Miller Genuine Draft “64″ – 2.4 grams
Miller has only 2.4 grams of carbs and this works even for the varieties with lemonade thrown in.
Just like any other consumable out there, beer affects the way our bodies function, which is why going for low-carb choices is always recommended.
Do like they do in Japan
If you like to drink beer with your meals then another good tip is to skip the carbs on your plate. In Japan, beer lovers skip the rice and drink a beer instead to decrease their carb intake.