Coors Light (TAP +1.8%) surpasses Budweiser (BUD +0.4%) to become the no. 2 beer in the U.S.,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Coors Light (TAP +1.8%) surpasses Budweiser (BUD +0.4%) to become the no. 2 beer in the U.S., capping years of declines by Budweiser, the only full-calorie beer in the top five U.S. beers. Bud Light is the top-selling beer by a wide margin. Coors Light has been posting slow but steady growth, with sales up 0.8% while Bud sales fell 4.6%.