Budweiser has reigned as the King of Beers for almost two decades, holding the top two positions with Bud Light at no. 1 and Bud at no. 2. This week, the King was dethroned. In a move that reflects America's changing calorie-conscious tastes, Coors Light passed Bud to become the no. 2 brand in 2011 in terms of shipments. According to Beer Marketer's Insights, Coors Light is now behind Bud Light and ahead of Bud.
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