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An all-sorghum beer. New Grist, a beer for Celiacs brewed from sorghum and gluten-free yeast grown on molasses. New Grist is the first “official” gluten free beer in the U.S., although it cannot technically be called “gluten-free” until established governmental guidelines are determined for all products claiming “gluten-free” status. In the interim, this Celiac-safe beer can be called “barley-free,” and is a welcome product to those who need to live on restricted diets due to intolerance to gluten, a protein found in common brewing grains such as barley, wheat, rye, oats, spelt, kamut and triticale.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (568) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 29, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. A- Lemons, citrus. A- Pale color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Balanced, slightly sweet, lemon and citrus tones. P- Light body, average texture, lively carbonation, crisp refreshing finish. O- The best gluten free beer I have come across. Refreshing and great taste.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (9460) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a hit hazy, light straw yellow appearance with a small white head. Lemony, a bit tangy, slightly sweet, cake/grainy, almost salty like aroma. Kind of twangy, lemon poppyseed bread flavor. Almost a bit tart. Kind of watery. Slightly candy-like flavor. Hope I don’t develop Celiac disease anytime soon.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csbosox (1224) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Lemony aroma with a slight odd funkiness. Flavor is bright and floral. Balanced finish, but almost a hint of honey-water sweetness at the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wlajwl (4053) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Aroma is grains, fruit and a hint of the expected rice and sorghum funk. The flavor is fruit, light citrus/hops, an undercurrent of rice and a tart finish. Better than expected although I’d have to say it wasn’t great.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Masterkush7 (567) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
A decent option for a gluten free beer. Taste is good with a decent malt background and a slight hoppiness. Better then I was expecting.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mansquito (3551) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Stolen from my temporarily gluten free room-mate: Pours really pale yellow. Aroma is all weird like... smells like a bastardized pale lager, which I guess it is. Hard for me to classify the difference. Taste is very minimal. Watery with a kind of candy finish. No hops to be found. Kind of sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ontbeertaster (2340) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle, this one wasnt half bad for a gluten free beer. it was pretty smooth and drinkable it didnt have too much flavour, but it was nice.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Pear and bubblegum aroma. Clear golden color. Bubbly white head. Tart bubblegum start with a mellow finish. Good for a gluten-free beer.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle share by Jared, pale yellow/off white pour. Light sour apple aroma and rubber scent, similar taste and grain. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrownALEx (281) - Portland, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Well I tried it. Didn’t like it. Maybe if I needed to go on a gluten free diet this would suffice. Until then though, uh no.


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