By JOSH SMITH  |  April 21, 2010

In the spirit of Earth Day, though, I have to raise the question: is being organic enough? Is an organic beer really good for the planet if it is then shipped a few thousand miles? I doubt it. For that reason, I can’t in good conscience endorse Samuel Smith’s organic beers (but I’d put moral concerns aside for a drop of some of those natural Oregon brews). While organic is good, you can also go green this year by supporting your local craft brewer.

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