Football's Super Bowl brings lots of beer ads. This year, Anheuser-Busch — brewer of Budweiser and Bud Light — has once again purchased exclusive rights for the national telecast.
Top 10 Selling Beers
(Ranked by percentage of market share)
Bud Light, 18.3 percent
Budweiser, 14.9 percent
Coors Light, 8.0 percent
Miller Lite, 7.6 percent
Natural Light, 4.0 percent
Busch, 3.4 percent
Corona Extra, 3.4 percent
Busch Light, 2.8 percent
Miller High Life, 2.6 percent
Miller Genuine Draft, 2.2 percent
Source: Beer Marketer's Insights newsletter
Anheuser-Busch recently attacked some ads by rival brewer Miller saying the commercials overstate the results of taste tests.
Brewery scientist Michael Lewis helps NPR do its own comparison.