Best and Worst Beers for the Super Bowl
What you need to know about the 10 most popular beers on the web
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.
Carbs: 13.1 grams
ABV: 4.6 percent
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.
Carbs: 10.6 grams
ABV: 5 percent
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.
Carbs: 14 grams
ABV: 4.4 percent
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."
Carbs: 17 grams
ABV: 4.0 percent
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.
Carbs: 14 grams
ABV: 5.6 percent
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.
Carbs: 18 grams
ABV: 4.7 percent
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.
Carbs: 12 grams
ABV: 5.2 percent
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.
Carbs: 11 grams
ABV: 5.1 percent
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.
Carbs: 19.1 grams
ABV: 8 percent
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.
Carbs: 15 grams
ABV: 6.2 percent