Budweiser Select has a content of 4.3 percent alcohol by volume. In comparison, Bud Light and Bud Light Lime contain 4.2 percent, Budweiser contains 5 percent, and Bud Light Platinum is the highest Bud brand at 6 percent ABV.
Anheuser-Busch heavily marketed the Bud Select label upon its release in 2005, hiring singer Jay-Z to promote the brand. The light pale lager contains 99 calories and 3.1 grams of carbs per 12-ounce serving. An even lighter Select 55 label comes in at 2.4 percent ABV with just 55 calories and 1.9 grams of carbs and is meant to rival the Miller brand MGD 64.