If you love alcoholic beverages, then you should be careful with the type of beer you drink.
Beer us an alcoholic drinks that consists of the following ingredients:
- Fish Bladder
- GMO Sugars
- GMO Corn
- Caramel Coloring
- GMO Corn Syrup
- Natural Flavors
- Insect-Based Dyes
- High Fructose Corn Syrup
- Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
- Propylene Glycol
Here are 10 beers that contain the above ingredients which could lead to health complications.
This beer is often referred to as the King of Beers and is popular in America, however its ingredients consist of GMO corn which is known to cause eosinophil which is a heavy development of white blood cells which attack the cardiovascular system, skin, nervous system and organs.
2. Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)
This beer consists primarily of GMO corn and it’s a popular beer.
3. Samuel Adams Winter Lager
This beer consists of 5.8% alcohol level and a lot of calories about 200 calories per glass and can cause a gut-busting effect, it will also raise your blood sugar level. This beer should be taken in moderation.
4. Miller Lite
A light beer that consists of GMO corn as well as corn syrup. Though it has a low level of alcohol if taken in large amounts it can be very dangerous to your health.
5. Newcastle Brown
This is an England based beer, it consists of colors but these colors are said to be class 3 and 4 caramel coloring and this is made from ammonia and carcinogen that can cause cancer.
6. Michelob Ultra
This beer consists of GMO dextrose which is a GMO sweetener that is similar to GMO corn syrup. It will raise your blood sugar and can lead to several ailments.
7. Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ale
This beer has about 300 calories per glass, it will raise your blood sugar, it also has 9.6% alcohol.
8. Corona Extra
It is rich in GMO corn, propylene glycol (anti-freeze ingredient) and GMO corn syrup.
9. Coors Light
It also has GMO corn and though this is a popular beer consuming it in large quantities is dangerous. The pesticides used in the cultivation of this corn is difficult to get rid of and will be in the beer as well.
This very popular beer has ingredient derived from fish bladders.
Other Healthy Beer Options
You can consume these other healthy beer options instead of the 10 stated above.
These beers are mainly European and they usually do not consist of GMO ingredients, however there are still a few that consist of GMO ingredients.
Here are the Non-organic and Organic beers you should be aware of:
The Non-Organic Beers (Either Unpasteurized and Unfiltered)
- Fraziskaner – Hefeweisse and Dunkel Weisse
- North Coast – Blue Star
- Sierra Nevada – all choices
- Shipyard – Summer Brew
- Royal Oak – Pale Ale
- Dogfish Head- 60 Minute IPA, Chicory Stout, Shelter Pale Ale
- Hoegaarden – Belgian Wit
- Victory Brewery – Whirlwind
- Bridgeport – IPA (Bottle conditioned)
- Maisel’s – Weisse
- Duck Rabbit – Amber Ale, Brown Ale, Porter, Milk Stout
- Ayinger – all choices
- Weihenstephaner – Hefe Weissbier
Here are GMO-Free Beers or Organic Beers (Either Unpasteurized and Unfiltered)
- Pinkus – all beers
- Lakefront Brewery – Organic ESB
- Wolaver’s – all beers
- Fish Brewery Company – Fish Tale Ales
- Wychwood – Scarecrow Ale
- Lamar Street – Whole Foods label (brewed by Goose Island)
- Bison – all beers
- Samuel Smiths – Samuel Smiths Organic Ale
- Brooklyn – (organic when ingredients are available)
- Dogfish Head (organic when ingredients available)
Here are other organic beers:
- Fuller’s Organic
- Natureland Organic
- Mill Street Brewery
- Duchy Original Ale Organic
- Nelson Organic Ale
- Amstel Light
It is important to know those companies that use harmful GMO ingredients as part of the beer components so you can avoid them and stay healthy.
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