The alcohol content of Bud Light is 4.2 percent by volume. The alcohol content of the original Bud Light is quite low compared to some other Bud Light varieties.
The alcohol content of Bud Light Platinum is 6 percent by volume.
For a unique spin on beer, Bud Light has also released Bud Light Lime and Bud Light Lime Ritas. Bud Light Lime Ritas contain 8 percent alcohol by volume, while Bud Light Lime contains the same 4.2 percent by volume as the original version.
Bud Light was first brewed by the Anheuser-Busch company in the year 1982, where it was developed to compete with the Miller Lite blend.