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Is Your Alcohol Vegan? | Care2 Healthy Living

Many people, vegan or not, are surprised to discover that there is a plethora of animal-based products that can be found in alcoholic beverages. Wondering what these unappetizing byproducts are doing in your drink? Most are used for “fining”* or coloring, although there are plenty of vegan options for filtering and coloring out there. The main culprits making it into our drinks today are: Isinglass, carmine, gelatin, egg whites, seashells, honey, milk, casein, and even blood. Naturally, you already know what milk and honey are, but before I move on to how to find byproduct-free alcohol, let me clarify what a couple of these other fining agents are. *Fining is the process by which alcohol is filtered or “refined” during brewing. Glossary of animal-based fining agents: Isinglass: Isinglass is the reason that your favorite bartender should be asking if you want a slice of ora...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/is-your-alcohol-vegan.html

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