For those who enjoy nothing more than a great beer, gluten intolerance can be a real drawback as the key ingredients barley and wheat contain the proteins hordein and gliadin. These proteins which can trigger symptoms in sufferers of conditions such as Coeliac Disease, Non-Celiac gluten sensitivity, Wheat allergy, gluten ataxia, and dermatitis herpetiformis
Gluten Free Beer To The Rescue!
Gluten-freebeer is beer made from ingredients that do not contain gluten such as millet, rice, sorghum, buckwheat or corn (maize). It can be consumed as part of a gluten free diet and thanks to the masterful brewers below they can taste really great.
Here are 3 smashing beers that are big on taste and easy on your body.
GIPSY HILL BANDIT GLUTEN FREE PALE ALE (330ML / 3.8%)
The first lager Wicklow Wolf have ever brewed. Slowly conditioned to ensure an exceptional taste, this is a smooth, refreshing lager with a hint of sweetness and spice. Finely balanced with fruit and floral notes. Subdued maltiness throughout with a crisp finish.
Kirkstall’s gluten-free, vegan friendly session IPA has a clean citrus aroma that gives way to a fruity hop flavour. Flavours of tropical and citrus fruits, with hints of pine and blueberry are perfectly balanced by its complex malt base, giving Virtuous a flavoursome yet refreshing profile.
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