Why Does Canadian Beer Taste Better Than American Beer and Which One Has More Alcohol?

Canadian beer might taste and feel better than American beer, but its fuller taste comes from its ingredients.

Canadian beer is brewed with 50 percent more malt barley than its watery American cousin, which relies more on corn.

Regular Canadian beer has an alcohol-by-volume content of 5 percent, while American beer is 4.5 percent.

A standard European beer is fuller still, with a 5.2 percent alcohol content.

Canadian light beer is 4 percent, while American light is 3.8 percent.