Tag Archives: Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Week: How to review?

How does one review a gluten-free beer? This might seem like an odd question; anyone who’s poked around my site for a little while knows that in my reviews, I favor the tasting-notes approach, and try to go for an overall impression of the beer. The heart of any beer review comes down, essentially, to one thing: did I like it? But with gluten-free beers, I think there’s another question to answer: would someone who … Continue reading →

Gluten-Free Week

Some 1% of the population suffers from Celiac disease—an autoimmune disorder caused by a reaction to the protein gluten found in wheat, barley, and rye (as well as some other grains). The disorder affects the small intestine, leading to a variety of gastrointestinal issues up to and including serious nutrient deficiencies. Doesn’t sound very pleasant, does it? Celiacs have to avoid foods with gluten in them, and unfortunately that includes beer. Up until recently, there … Continue reading →

Next week is Theme Week

Hard to believe it’s nearly the third week of May already, but Monday the 18th kicks it off and as usual here at The Brew Site, it also kicks off Theme Week. This month’s theme is Gluten-Free Beer. For awhile now I’ve been predicting that gluten-free is a trend to watch in the beer world, and though it’s been a slower starter than I would have figured, it’s picking up steam. It was time to … Continue reading →