There are so many gluten free beers to choose from these days but this month I have been mostly sampling Green's gluten free beer range. This is one for all you coeliacs or wheat allergics out there. They are all delicious. Last night I enjoyed the deliciously refreshing Pilsner. But my favourite, by a long way, has to be the amazing and totally naturally gluten free … [Read more...]
Wheat or gluten free beer at the CAMRA beer festival?
I'm asking a question here because I'm not quite sure. I'm planning a visit to London with colleagues tomorrow and received this very helpful response from CAMRA about whether there would be any wheat and/or gluten free beers available. Last year there was ONE beer! And very nice it was too. I had quite a lot of it.This is what they said this year: "We would say there … [Read more...]
Wheat free and gluten free lager / real ale
I'm really doing this for myself as a reference because I have a wheat allergy and a love of real ale - not always a good combination. I plan to contact the brewers to find out if their draft beer is made with the same recipe as their bottled beer. Could you safely assume that this would be the case? Then if the pub is a well kept and maintained and I know the beer is good … [Read more...]
The day after the beer festival with a wheat allergy
Well I braved the beer bellies and crowds of men and had a hoot at the Great British Beer Festival. I did indeed find 'the only gluten free beer at the beer festival' and enjoyed quite a lot of Stringers Plan B which is a very drinkable, light ale - perfect for a drinking session! I met some very friendly, very drunk people. Mostly men. I made friends with some lovely … [Read more...]
Will there be gluten free beer at the Great British Beer Festival?
If you have coeliac disease or are allergic to wheat you will no doubt know that finding suitable beer is not easy, so you might not think that the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival would be a great night out. If you're just wanting beer you might be right since my research has only uncovered ONE gluten free beer at the whole festival. There is a chance there may be more … [Read more...]