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A Better Brew: The FITNESS Light Beer Taste Test

We gathered our editors and 10 low-cal beers for a blind taste test. Find out which low-calorie brews we prefer -- and tell us your light beer of choice!

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Our Light Beer Winner

Bud Light (110 calories)

This all-American classic beat out every other bottle with a smooth crispness. Fashion assistant Melissa summed it up perfectly: "It's what a beer should taste like."

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First Runner-Up

Sam Adams Light (119 calories)

We loved the nutty, complex flavor. Nutrition editor Sara was thrilled to find a beer that's light on calories but heavy on hops.

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Second Runner-Up

Coors Light (102 calories)

It's sweet, with a hint of apple. "Fizzy and refreshing," says intern Danielle. Perfect for a hot day.

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Light Beer Contenders: Beck's Light

Beck's Light (64 calories)

This light beer didn't make our top 3 picks. What do you think? Post your own review in the comments section below.

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Light Beer Contender: Corona Light

Corona Light (105 calories)

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Light Beer Contender: Heineken Light

Heineken Light (99 calories)

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Light Beer Contender: Miller Lite

Miller Lite (96 calories)

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Light Beer Contender: MGD 64

MGD 64 (64 calories)

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Light Beer Contender: Bud Select

Bud Select (99 calories)

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Light Beer Contender: Michelob Ultra

Michelob Ultra (95 calories)

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Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, September 2009.

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forville1 wrote:

current fav light

7/16/2011 03:10:19 AM Report Abuse
lins21lins wrote:

I love me an ice cold water. This doesnt even taste like beer.

7/2/2011 02:36:33 PM Report Abuse
anonymous wrote:

Been drinking Coors Light for years! It's MY Favorite! Alot of people I know like it. glad to see it made the list

3/27/2011 08:04:03 PM Report Abuse
NadiaBee17 wrote:

Coors Light isn't a bad beer adn I would drink it but for some reason it gives the WORST hangovers EVER. Even if I only have a few - I feel terrible in the morning!

3/18/2011 10:59:34 AM Report Abuse
ladowner wrote:

Coors Light has been my favorite for years! It has a good taste, but not hoppy like a a lot of beer. My secodn choice is Michelob Ultra, but I'm a Coors Light gal!!! I can handle a lot of it & never feel sick or have a hangover!! (As long as you don't mix it with the hard stuff!!!)

3/17/2011 10:17:15 PM Report Abuse

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