I’ve been delving into gluten free beer, and this one poured a really insipid yellow, its frothy head disappearing within seconds.
There’s an odd but not wholly unpleasant smell, a little bit sweet, a lot like vegetables.
Perhaps that’s the peas.
Hold your horses, I’m getting there.
You get a reasonable malt in this beer, but again there’s something a bit weird going on in here.
You know what?
I blame the ingredients.
Pea protein, millet, hops, and a lovely blend of antioxidants and ascorbic acid.
I’m sorry, and you can call me a beardy beer bore if you like, but reading this kind of thing puts me off a bit.
It’s like buying Co-Op’s own brand red wine.
I used to and I would get a headache.
Eventually I read the label which listed all the added ingredients that wine shouldn’t need.
Surely wine can preserve itself.
It’s always managed in the past.
In the USA it’d be called a wine flavoured beverage.
I stopped buying it and went back to ‘real’ wine and the headaches stopped.
This thing I’m drinking should be called a beer flavoured beverage.
I’m ever so sorry if you’re a Celiac, but this is a poor relation to its German brothers and sisters in the beer world.
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