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Samuel Adams is once against the No. 1 beer of the year this St. Patrick's Day.

The Boston-based beer brand brand was the top perceived beer brand in the weeks leading up to St. Patrick's Day 2016, according to data from YouGov BrandIndex.

Samuel Adams and No. 2 Budweiser have lead BrandIndex's list for the last two years. However, Redd's Apple Ale made major strides in 2016, going from sixth to third place.

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1. Samuel Adams (13.4)

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2. Budweiser (11.4)

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3. Redd's Apple Ale (9.5)

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4. Bud Light (9.1)

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5. Heineken (8.0)

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6. Corona (8.0)

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7. Stella Artois (7.9)

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8. Dos Equis (7.1)

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9. Guinness (6.9)

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10. Blue Moon (6.9)

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YouGov BrandIndex calculates the beers' Buzz scores by asking respondents, age 21 and older: "If you've heard anything about the brand in the last two weeks, through advertising, news or word of mouth, was it positive or negative?" St. Patrick's Day responses were compiled over the course of the last 12 weeks.

The company says that consumer perception of beer is up in 2016, after two years of descending buzz around beer brands in general.

RELATED: View photos of Bud Light through the years

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, a beer vender holds up Budweiser and Bud Light at Wrigley Field before Game 4 in baseball's National League Division Series between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals in Chicago. In 2015, corporate America announced a wave of mergers and acquisitions, including some whoppers: Arch-rival brewers Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft would be joined by a $106 billion deal between Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, in one of The Associated Press' top stories in 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
This is Bud Light beer for sale at a concession stand at McKechnie Field during a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Anheuser-Busch Budweiser and Bud Light brand beer sits on display for sale in a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA is scheduled to report quarterly earnings before the market open on Friday, Oct. 31. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A tap for Anheuser-Busch Bud Light brand beer stands at the bar at Skoonerz Grill & Bar in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA is scheduled to report quarterly earnings before the market open on Friday, Oct. 31. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 07: A general view of atmosphere at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's 'Draft Day' after party presented by Bud Light on April 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for ANHEUSER BUSCH)
Jeff Allen, a driver for Brewers Distributing Co., loads cases of Bud Light onto a hand truck as he delivers Anheuser-Busch beer to Maquet's Rail House in Pekin, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Anheuser-Busch Inbev NV is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Oct. 31. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
In this Monday, April 7, 2014 photo, aluminum bottles of Bud Light beer are on display at Alcoa headquarters in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)
Bud Light beer is shown in the aisles of Elite Beverages in Indianapolis, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Anheuser-Busch Cos. Budweiser and Bud Light beers are on tap Friday, June 13, 2008, at Hammerstone's bar in St. Louis. The proposed sale of Anheuser-Busch, parent company of the "great American lager," to a Belgian company has become a rallying point for lawmakers playing to the populist view that America is being sold off bit by bit. (AP Photo/Whitney Curtis)
Cases of Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light sit next to a delivery truck during a delivery to a liquor store in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005. Anheuser-Busch will release third quarter earnings after the market closes Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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