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June 10, 2015 by WhiteStone  

The Mind Unleashed tells us that these are some of harmful ingredients that are commonly found in beer:

  • GMO Corn Syrup
  • GMO Corn
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Fish Bladder
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
  • Natural Flavors
  • GMO Sugars
  • Caramel Coloring
  • Insect-Based Dyes
  • Carrageenan
  • BPA
  • & lots more!

So, they say, when it comes to beer you have to be very careful. Your best option is to find a microbrewery that you can trust. As with everything, try to avoid cheap, low-quality products. Bars may offer Coors Light, Miller Lite or Budweiser specials, but they are cheap for a reason. The rest of the world is banning GMOs everywhere, while the USA is lagging years behind, and only several states offer GMO labeling laws. Choose organic or locally-crafted beer! European beer is most likely to be safe from GMO ingredients, and we have a plethora of bottled choices for you, but unfortunately most other beer contains GMO artificial ingredients, stabilizers, grains, HFCs, and preservatives.

Luckily for beer drinkers, we have a range of really excellent choices in western Massachusetts, and you can find many on tap at our bar. Can’t decide? Have a taste before you buy, or choose a flight.

Make a note that we will be on the Valley Beer Trail on September 10, starting at 5:30!