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Drink The Beers From These 13 Breweries If You Care About Climate Change

Drink The Beers From These 13 Breweries If You Care About Climate Change

Certain optimistic political types and their yes-men in Congress may deny the notion that our climate and ecosystem have become unstable and increasingly vulnerable. But for the rest of us, it’s no secret that climate change is real. (Just scroll through Bernie Sanders’ Twitter account.) Of course, with any issue there are going to be […]

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Does “Local” Matter When You’re Buying Beer?

Does “Local” Matter When You’re Buying Beer?

When you’re buying wine or even spirits, there’s an implicit (marketable) sense of regionality: terroir, indigenous product, supportive local culture. But what about beer? Does “local”—or locality—matter? Per the 1516 Reinheitsgebot, German beer purity law, beer is a mix of water, hops, and barley (they added yeast later), typically brewed in a sterilized environment (meaning no […]

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