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Best Light Beer - Top Ten Ranked by the 2010 U.S. Open


This Top Ten Light Beer List is from America's Best and from the results of the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship. 
1. Game Day Light - City Brewing Company - Minnesota
2. Grain Belt Light – August Schell Brewing - Minnesota
3. Schell Light – August Schell Brewing - Minnesota

4. Coors Light - Coors Brewing  - Colorado
5. Amstel Light - Amstel Brouwerij - Netherlands
6. Shiner Light - Spoetzl Brewery - Texas
7. Abita Light  - Abita Brewing - Louisiana
8. Point Honey Light - Stevens Point Brewery  - Wisconsin
9. Pabst Blue Ribbon Light  - Pabst Brewing Company - Texas
10. Edison Light Beer - New Century Brewing  - Massachusetts

American Light Lager
These beers are extremely light colored, light in body, and high in carbonation. Calorie level should not exceed 125 per 12 ounce serving. Corn, rice, or other grain or sugar adjuncts are often used. Flavor is mild, and hop bitterness and aroma is negligible to very low. Light fruity esters are acceptable. Chill haze and diacetyl should be absent.
OG: 1.024-1.040
FG: 1.002-1.008
IBUs: 5-10
Color SRM: 1.5-4
Alcohol by Weight: 2.8-3.5%



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