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Beer Country

A digest about that other famous beverage

Is Craft Beer light?

Beer won’t necessarily make you fat, but there is no arguing with the fact that it adds calories to your diet, from 100 or so per bottle for the lightest of beers, to 400 or more for the big thick monsters that the extreme beer craze of the late ’90s and ’00s spawned. That’s 33 percent more than a McDonald’s cheeseburger, at about 300 calories each (but beer entirely lacks the fat of a cheeseburger, so it’s not quite a… Read More »