Our Picks for the 10 Best Low-Carb Beers

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Cheers to staying low-carb! 

If you need some beer to go with your keto pizza, are looking for a refreshing drink this summer, or just need to unwind after a long day, we’ve got ya covered with a line-up of the best low-carb beers!


1. Budweiser Select

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Get the full beer flavor you absolutely love with the refreshing, crisp taste of a light, low-carb beer! If you really love beer, Budweiser claims their Budweiser Select to be the light beer to drink to satisfy your beer-loving taste buds.

ABV: 4.3%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 55 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 3.1g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.5g


2. Corona Premier

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Corona made all our low-carb hearts happy when they came out with this beer! Compared to the traditional Corona, you’re consuming a whopping 10.4 FEWER carbs per 12-ounce serving with the Corona Premier. And you’re certainly not sacrificing on taste either with its refreshing notes of fruit, honey, and malt.

ABV: 4%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 90 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 2.6g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.7g


3. Dogfish Head Slightly Mighty

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If you’re going to indulge in an extra carb or two, don’t sacrifice for anything less than this #1 selling low-calorie IPA in America! Available April-December, this exclusive low-carb beer is fruity and dry with incredible flavors of tropical pineapple, coconut, mango, and citrus that even the average folk will love.

ABV: 4%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 95 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 3.6g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 1g


4. Kona Light Blonde Ale

hand pulling out a bottle of kona low-carb beer

One life, right? Kona is smooth and easy to drink with tropical flavors of mango. While it has the highest carb count on our list, they’re sure it’ll make you feel like you’re sipping on a Hawaiian beach (we can only hope!).

ABV: 4.2%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 99 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 4g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 1g


5. Lagunitas DayTime

hand holding a pack of lagunitas daytime beer in front of fridge

Looking to enjoy a drink during the day? Look no further than this low-carb beer! While it looks light in color, it’s totally deceiving with its intense flavors of passionfruit, guava, gooseberry, mango, and cedar. It’s going to be a ray of hop-party sunshine in your mouth.

ABV: 4%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 98 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 3g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 1g


6. Miller Genuine Draft (MGD 64)

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If you’re a fan of seltzer, it’s likely you’ll love this low-carb beer! It’s definitely on the lighter side, so it may not be every beer-lover’s choice, but it’s light and crisp, which many say is reminiscent of a refreshing seltzer drink and will quench anyone’s thirst on even the hottest days.

ABV: 4.6%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 64 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 2.4g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.5g


7. Michelob Ultra Pure Gold

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Only consume organic foods and drinks? You’ll appreciate this low-carb beer since it’s brewed with our country’s finest organic grains. It’s free from artificial colors & flavors and delivers a crisp, clean, and balanced taste in every sip.

ABV: 3.8%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 85 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 2.5g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.6g


8. Michelob Ultra

cases of michelob ultra beer stacked in store

If you’re willing to splurge on the extra 0.1 carbs, Michelob Ultra also offers their trademark superior light beer. It’s brewed with the perfect combination of Herkules hops and wholesome grains for a light citrus aroma and a crisp finish.

ABV: 4.2%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 95 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 2.6g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.6g


9. Natural Light

two glass bottles of natural light beer on bar top

Natural Light or “Natty Light” is a go-to for many American-style light lager lovers. It’s fruity, extremely light, low-carb, and easy to drink more than one if you’re not careful.

ABV: 4.2%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 95 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 3.2g (0g fiber, 0g sugar) | Protein: 0.7g


10. Shiner Ruby Redbird

hand holding a glass bottle of shiner ruby redbird low-carb beer in front of blue lake

Available year-round in cans, bottles, or on draft, this lager boasts a bold flavor reminiscent of a huge Texan ruby red grapefruit combined with ginger. Its refreshing taste will leave you wanting to pop a top on a bottle of this low-carb beer any time of year.

ABV: 4%
Serving: 12 fl oz. | Calories: 95 | Total Fat: 0g | Total Carbs: 3.1g (0g fiber, 1g sugar) | Protein: 0g


Here’s an entire list of cocktails you can drink on keto.


Sara is a self-taught blogger and photographer with 5 years of experience having work featured in various building, travel, and fashion publications, most notably Bassett Furniture and Fossil.


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Comments 3

  1. heathero

    If you like seltzers, Corona has a seltzer that is 0 carb and only 100 calories per can. And they are quite tasty.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      Thank you so much!

  2. Donald

    Bud 55 has lowest carbs, calories and alcohol

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