Better Beer: 8 to Avoid and Other Options — Information

Ick. Beer may not be tops on the usual list of healthy foods, but the ingredients I just read about are horrendous. I expected some of them, like high fructose corn syrup, caramel colouring, and MSG. But fish bladder? GMOs? BPA?

Options for better beer: bottles displayed in a store cooler
Have all the choices got you confused? (By John Blyberg [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons)

See the full list of nasty additives, plus the 8 beers to avoid, and many alternative choices:

And for an even better beer experience, also check out Beat the Heat with Local Craft Beer: Five Ontarian Microbreweries and New from Stack Brewing: Sudbury-Style Craft Beer for a few more local options.

Plus, if you really like good beer, I recommend following Ben’s Beer Blog. Ben’s hilarious, and he knows his stuff. Let him prove it: Ben’s Guide to Talking Like a Beer Snob.