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Best and Worst Beers for the Super Bowl

A Super Bowl party without beer is like New Year's Eve without champagne. It happens, and you'll still have fun, but some occasions just feel incomplete without the habitual beverage.

If you're trying to decide what to serve at your Super Bowl watch party, we're about to make life easier. Here are the 10 most-searched-for beers and their nutritional stats to help you make the right decision about which beer to serve with your Super Bowl snacks.

*Figures are based on one 12-ounce serving of beer. 

Miller High Life

If you're not drinking Miller, you're not living the high life, according to the brand's official website—and consumers seem to agree! Whether with friends or family, it looks like people all over are celebrating with the "champagne of beer," making Miller High Life the top-searched brew of the year.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 143

Carbs: 13.1 grams

ABV: 4.6 percent

Budweiser

Since 1876, Budweiser has sworn by its five-ingredient recipe (barley malt, yeast, hops, rice, and water). And, since Bud earned the No. 2 spot on the most-searched list of beers, they likely shouldn't change the recipe.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 145

Carbs: 10.6 grams

ABV: 5 percent

Yuengling

American brew Yuengling, which means "young man" in German (it's pronounced "ying-ling"), landed the No. 3 spot. It's a popular regional brew in Pennsylvania, Florida, and select East Coast and southern states.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 135

Carbs: 14 grams

ABV: 4.4 percent

Guinness Draught

Guinness Draught is a heavier beer than most, so if you're counting calories, you may want to steer clear, but clearly not everyone cares: The fourth most popular beer promises a velvety finish from the first sip to the "last, lingering drop."

Nutritional Information

Calories: 210

Carbs: 17 grams

ABV: 4.0 percent

Sierra Nevada

Named for the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., the Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is the Chico, CA, company's flagship beer, and maybe it's the full-bodied, complex flavor with spicy notes that brings it to the No. 5 spot on the list.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 175

Carbs: 14 grams

ABV: 5.6 percent

Sam Adams

In at No. 6 is Sam Adams. While their collection includes multiple seasonal beers, the Sam Adams Lager (pictured left) is the company's flagship product and its most popular.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 175


Carbs: 18 grams


ABV: 4.7 percent

Stella Artois

Did you know there's a nine-step process for pouring a Stella Artois? According to the company's website, you have to master each one in order to achieve the perfect pour. The No. 7 beer also has its own prescribed chalice.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 154

Carbs: 12 grams

ABV: 5.2 percent

Foster's

The founders of Foster's used to sell the beer with ice to keep Australia's warm climate at bay. That doesn't happen anymore since Australia's best-selling beer (and the U.S.'s eighth most popular in Google's eyes) is now sold in 150 countries.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 156

Carbs: 11 grams

ABV: 5.1 percent

Chimay

Belgian beer Chimay isn't widely available in the U.S., but it seems to be gaining in popularity, taking the ninth spot. The brew is considered an authentic "Trappist" beer, meaning that it's only produced in a Trappist monastery and sold only in financial support of the monastery and other good causes.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 212

Carbs: 19.1 grams

ABV: 8 percent

Ommegang

Rounding out the list is a Belgian-style suds from a brewery based in Cooperstown, NY. Ommegang's traditional wheat ale promises to be flavorful, soft, and hazy, according to the company's official website.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 150

Carbs: 15 grams

ABV: 6.2 percent