Today is National Beer Drinking Day.  Budweiser recently asked 2,000 Americans their views on beer.  Read on for the results of the poll. 

  • 67% of Americans prefer domestic beer.
  • Beer (36%) is the number one drink of choice at a bar followed by Margarita's (17%), wine (13%), Cosmopolitan's (5%) and gin and tonic (4%)
  • 70% of women and 59% of men say domestic beer drinkers are more genuine and approachable than imported beer drinkers.

Here are the top 5 selling beers in the world:

 

  • 1

    Snow beer

    Snow Beer

    Brewed in China. Snow has about 5.4% of the global market share.

  • 2

    Tsingtao

    Tsingtao

    Tsingtao has 2.8% of the global market share. It was founded by German settlers in Hong Kong in 1916.

  • 3

    Bud Light

    Bud Light

    Bud Light has 2.5% of the global market share. It is actually more popular than its sibling Budwesier.

  • 4

    Budweiser

    Budweiser

    Budweiser has about 2.3% of the global market share. Bud was introduced to the United States in the mid 1800's.

  • 5

    Skol Lager

    Skol Lager

    Skol has 2.1% of the global market share. It is a combination of British, Canadian, Swedish, and Belgian breweries.