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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.

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2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
baldwis (1) - - DEC 6, 2015 does not count
Pours clear. Straw yellow color. Light head poured in tumbler at home. A little hint of citrus. Slightly sweet aftertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
reddbeerd (1) - - NOV 2, 2015 does not count
Very light yellow color. Almost clear yellow. Flavor disapates very quickly. Dry finish. Hints of Sour. Light apple and citrus notes.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (1534) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Light Slight apple smell, taste is actually not bad for gluten free...slightly appley and slightly sweet

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Tyson. Golden body. Nose of sweet, skunky. Taste also quite grassy and skunky. Some sweet flavors. Citrus burts. Okay.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ffaoe (726) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2015
citrus aroma. golden and clear with no head. watery and very little taste except citrus finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (8897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Clear light hay hue, like a cider I suppose, with a thin fading white head. Blonde german aroma with a hint of sweetness underneath and something very lightly floral. Crisp and dry flavor with some lemon zest and nearly classical pilsener tones, light german pilsner grain nuances, not a trace of hop save for the slight lemoniness, and a clean dry finish. Not shabby! Best gluten free beer Ive had in some time. No off flavors or obvious gluten-free flags on the palate.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ahuth (493) - Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Bottled. Super light Pilsner. Fruity hops and very light. Has a ricey taste. Pretty poor Pilsner

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Helsdon (371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2015
Were calling this the stolen-from-gluten-free-dad-because-it-is-the-only beer. And. It. Is. A. Mess. Light, light golden with a little white head. The taste is bitter, a little acidic, a touch of ginger, free of any of the lovely hay or cereal malty goodness that is beer. So your gluten sensitive? Take the hit and drink a beer that is twice as good as this one - say Coors Light.

1.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
TATE (407) - Lubec, Maine, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle at Cohills. I had some hope for this but as with other sorghum beers its just bad. Thin body with sweet flavor almost like a cider. There are much better gluten free beers out there. I couldnt finish it.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
puboflyons (3328) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 4, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle that expires 16 Aug 2015. Straw yellow heady pour. Thin aroma of toasted malts and a bit of lemon. Thin watered down body. Thin flavor but the lemon stands out some. Hard to like this beer but it serves a purpose for people on gluten-free diets. My lowest rating in a long time.


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