Watching that waistline, but don’t want to miss out on a nice cold brew?
With the amount of tasty low-calorie beers available these days, your strict diet doesn’t mean you have to cut out your favourite beverages. I mean, you can’t have a summer evening barbecue without a refreshing beer!
With so many varieties on the market, you may have a hard time deciding which one to try, you might just have to go with more than one! In this useful guide we’ll take you through just some of the delicious beers that won’t disturb your diet plan, so make sure you keep reading to find out more!
1. Tennent’s Light
This low-calorie beer from Tennents is proudly brewed in Scotland with only the finest ingredients. Vegan and gluten-free, this refreshing lager has a crisp and malty taste with 37.5% fewer calories than other low-calorie beers.
With more and more customers wanting lower-calorie options, Tennent’s created the lightest beer on the market which is proving to be incredibly popular with Scottish beer lovers.
2. Heineken Light
Heineken’s award-winning light beer is loved and enjoyed by people the world over. They’ve kept the fruity, zesty, and well-balanced flavours of the original, just without the added calories that your waistline will thank you for!
With only 99 calories per bottle, you can sip away at this tasty beer completely guilt-free. Perfect for lunch, afternoon barbecues or other light menu events. Winning the best tasting light beer at the World Beer Championships three times, Heineken Light is sure to become your go-to light beer!
3. Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
With only 85 calories per bottle, this is the ultimate low-calorie beer. Michelob Ultra Pure Gold is also the first USDA approved organic beer available in the US. Created by Anheuser-Busch in Saint Louis and brewed with only the country’s finest ingredients, Pure Gold gives an authentic taste and doesn’t contain any artificial flavours or preservatives.
With only 2.5g of carbs in each serving, Pure Gold is the perfect light beer to enjoy as part of your active and healthy lifestyle.
4. Corona Premier
Corona Premier is very similar to the Corona Extra we all know and love, but the good news for strict dieters is, it contains fewer calories and carbs! However, don’t think you have to miss out on the delicious taste of the original beer, this light version maintains its crisp, refreshing aroma.
This Mexican inspired beer is crafted from only the finest malts and cereals, resulting in a well balanced and delicious light beer with a slight sweetness to it. Perfect for accompanying light dishes such as chicken or seafood, this beer would also pair nicely with a Mexican meal.
5. Amstel Light
Boasting alcohol by volume of just 3.5%, this light beer from Amsterdam gives a flavour that’s just as delicious as higher calorie beers.
Perfect for an afternoon get-together with friends or enjoy it after a gruelling day at work. Wherever and whenever you sip on your Amstel Light, it’s sure to become a firm favourite.
6. Coors Light
With a crisp and refreshing flavour, Coors Light has 4.2% alcohol by volume. With its Rocky Mountain freshness, this light beer is perfect for pool parties and barbecues. A proudly American brand, Coors Light is ideal to enjoy with friends year-round whenever you need your thirst-quenching.
Known as the world’s most refreshing beer, Coors Light has only 102 calories and 5g of carbs per serving, so you can enjoy it guilt-free. Coors takes great pride in its brewing process and ensures that each drink is cold filtered and packaged to give you the very best taste and experience.
7. Guinness Draught
You may be surprised to find Guinness Draught on our list. You probably wouldn’t expect such a rich beer to be that low in calories, but it really is! With only 126 calories per serving and a rich, velvety, and sweet taste, this is a treat you can enjoy without feeling at all guilty!
Famed for their exquisite beers, Guinness has carefully and expertly crafted their iconic Guinness Draught to bring you the best possible drinking experience. With its distinctive black appearance, velvety smooth taste, and creamy texture, this is a must-try beer!
8. Kona Light Blonde Ale
For the ultimate refreshing drinking experience, why not kick back and relax with a Kona Light Blonde Ale? A smooth texture that’s easy to drink with only 99 calories per serving. The ideal accompaniment to a light lunch or afternoon barbecue.
Founded in 1994 by father and son duo, Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa, Kona Brewing Company represents their love of Hawaii and their passion for delicious and excellent quality beers! With its innovative and sustainable approach, Kona has become one of the most popular beer brands in the world.
9. Miller Lite
Since 1975, Miller Lite has taken extreme pride in expertly crafting their Original Lite Beer. They use only the finest ingredients to make their famous beer including pure water from ancient water tables, lakes, and ice-cold springs to bring a consistently amazing taste.
Their high-quality malted barley is at the heart of their fantastic beverages. They use crystal malt that gives a slight toffee taste. It’s also what gives the beer its lovely, tempting golden colour that we all love. As well as that, they use the finest yeast, corn syrup, and hops to create their amazing light beers!
10. Tecate Light
If you love the taste of Tecate, but don’t enjoy the calories that come with it, give Tecate Light a try. Expertly brewed in the town of Tecate, enjoy the delightful golden colour and the smooth texture of this light beer.
Savour the refreshing citrus taste, ideal for all occasions, or as a weekend treat for the family get-togethers. Using only the finest quality water, barley, and hops to craft their products, Tecate has been brewing their signature craft beers for more than 60 years.
Is your mouth watering after reading all this? Mine certainly was while I was researching and sampling! Give these low cal options a try and let know in the comments what your favourites are.