Please Don’t Drink Light Beer to Loose Weight, Look to Real Beer!

August 12, 2010

Really? Are you willingly going to choose to drink Bud Light, Coors Light, Molson 67 or any of the other low-cal commodity beers? I know their claim of low calories and light body is alluring to you, but what about their lack of aroma, flavor and character? Surely that should play a role. Are calories really the be all and end all of your beer decision?

But we are a more educated society than that now, and we realize (or should realize) that some calories are made different than others. Yes, some are good, and some are bad, or at least worse than others. This should be your primary focus when considering the calories that you ingest. Yes quantity is important, but the type of calorie is much more vital to your health, and how your body utilizes them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Commodity Beer vs Real Beer: manufactured vs crafted

June 16, 2010

Real BeerOne of the most common questions I get asked is “what is real beer?” And I understand completely why people ask this question; we have all been so brainwashed by massive and wide spanning marketing campaigns promoting a lifestyle that comes from drinking mass produced commodity grade beer than most people haven’t even been able to experience the real thing! Well, that really is why Definition Ale exists, to help show people what real beer is, and how it can enrich their lives, as it did mine.

But the question still remains, what is real beer? What is the difference between the mass market guys, and the craft brewers? Read the rest of this entry »