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The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« on: July 27, 2013, 10:52:44 AM »
A member of another forum I participate in posted a link to this article.  An interesting read, in a perverse sort of way.

For all of you truthers out there.
For everybody else, it will either make you laugh, or piss you off.
Before you get too worked up, consider the source. (Look at the other topics discussed there)

Shocking Ingredients Found In Beer!
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 11:30:04 AM »
Yawn.  Life is gonna kill you.  Might as  well end it all now while you're ahead.
Well...I woke up this morning and I got myself a beer

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 12:40:25 PM »
I am shocked!
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013, 12:59:19 PM »
I'm a little shocked that guiness is using HFCS. regardless of the validity of health claims around the product I think it's kind of a bummer that such a classic gateway beer is headed down the cheap ingredients path.
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2013, 04:06:02 PM »
Fish bladders???  What, are they trying to make their crappy mass produced beer taste like traditional cask ale?

 
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2013, 05:15:59 PM »
The author makes a lot assumptions and alters information. A number of these things are used by your local craft breweries (and homebrewers). This person obviously doesn't understand brewing and is just trying to create a controversy.
« Last Edit: July 27, 2013, 05:23:09 PM by dordway29 »

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2013, 05:34:41 PM »
Classic... Thanks for the laugh.
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2013, 06:40:05 PM »
I luv me some beaver anus bitter.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2013, 07:02:11 PM »
I luv me some beaver anus bitter.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2013, 08:41:01 PM »
Good to know German beer doesn't cause hangovers  ;). If only I had this information when I was in college.

Also, +1 for beaver anus.
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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2013, 08:55:44 PM »
I luv me some beaver anus bitter.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2013, 09:20:14 PM »
I luv me some beaver anus bitter.

 :D
I need to put my beer down, get a towel, and clean the spit beer off my screen!

It can be used to make raspberry and strawberry flavors in candy and soft drinks. So I really do love the stuff, any one is welcome to my lemon and orange Star-bursts, but leave me the beaver anus flavored ones.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2013, 09:35:51 PM »
I wonder about the first person who decided that beaver anal gland secretions tasted more like raspberries than raspberries do.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2013, 09:49:14 PM »
I wonder about the first person who decided that beaver anal gland secretions tasted more like raspberries than raspberries do.

I imagine it was a lot like me and my friends camping. Gutting a fish and daring each other to eat random organs. Then some one says "Wow a fish heart tastes like blueberries." So in short a drunk person discovered what beaver glands taste like.

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Re: The "Truth" About Commercial Beer.
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2013, 05:13:57 AM »
The author wasn't very thorough.  They completely missed the largest  and most dangerous ingredient in beer.  That is, dihydrogen-oxide.  That stuff kills lots of people every year.   ;D

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