The Best American Domestic Beers

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List Criteria: Domestic beers produced in the United States.

This list features the best domestic beers, ranked by the beer loving community. There’s nothing better than celebrating a special event with loved ones, throwing a Super Bowl party or just spending the night out with friends. Though many international beers are great, sometimes you just need a reliable, American brewski.
 
What makes a great tasting beer basically boils down to the quality of ingredients used. A cheaper, lower quality will use less expensive ingredients in the brewing process and often uses a substandard method of fermentation and processing. A higher quality brew will use the best processes of malting, boiling, fermenting, filtering and packing the product, resulting in a higher quality of beer. The basic components of beer include a source of starch (like malted barley) which is fermented, allowing it to be converted into an alcohol, a brewer’s yeast and a flavoring agent.
 
This list discusses the best domestic beers from the United States, including: Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Busch, and Michelob Ultra Light.

Vote up your favorite domestic beer or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
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    Blue Moon Belgian White Ale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Blue Moon Belgian White Ale Belgian Ale

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    Dark American Lager, Amber Lager

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    Miller High Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Miller High Life American Adjunct Lager

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    Dark American Lager

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    Standard American Lager

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    Lite American Lager

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    American pilsner, Pale lager

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    Light Lager

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    India Pale Ale

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    Michelob Ultra Light is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Michelob Ultra Light Light Lager

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    Lager

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    California Common Beer

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    light Bohemian lager

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    Leinenkugel Sunset Wheat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

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    Leinenkugel Sunset Wheat

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    Maibock

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    American IPA

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    Bud Light Platinum Lager is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Bud Light Platinum Lager Lager

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    Deschutes Brewery Chainbreaker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

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    Deschutes Brewery Chainbreaker

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    Light Lager

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    Busch Light is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Busch Light Light Lager

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    American Adjunct Lager

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    Ice House is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Ice House American Malt Liquor

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    Bud Light Lime is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Bud Light Lime Light Lager

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    American Adjunct Lager

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    American Adjunct Lage

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    American Adjunct Lager

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    Steel Reserve High Gravity Lag... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best American Domestic Beers

    Steel Reserve High Gravity Lager American Malt Liquor

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