It undergoes fractional freezing, which Bud Light does not undergo. On October 5, 2009, Budweiser officially released Bud Light Golden Wheat, a response to the increase in the amount of wheat beers produced from craft brewers around the country.
This product is noted for being packaged in a new translucent blue glass bottle. Released in 2015 with 4% alcohol content by volume. It has 116 calories per 12 US fl oz serving (1,370 k J/L).
Bud Light Platinum has 137 calories per 12 ounce serving, 8 fewer than a regular Budweiser. Released in May 2008 with 4.2% alcohol content, the same alcohol content as Bud Light.
Anheuser-Busch has aggressively promoted Budweiser Select. A version of Budweiser Select that contains 55 calories per 12 US fl oz serving (650 k J/L) is "a direct counterstrike to Miller's MGD 64" according to Anheuser-Busch officials.
Budweiser currently claims that it is the lightest beer in the world.
A beer with caffeine, ginseng, guarana and alcohol. It was marketed as a caffeinated malt beverage, similar to Sparks.