Beer Spotlight: Green’s Discovery Gluten Free Beer

December 17, 2016
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Beer Spotlight: Green’s Discovery Gluten Free Beer

 

 

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Explore and buy from the full range of Green’s original gluten-free beers, from crisp, light lagers to rich, dark ales. And shopping online with us is easier than ever – simply create an account to place repeat orders or place a one-off order as a guest.

Please note: Last orders for Christmas and New Year must be received by midnight 19th December.

 

DISCOVERY

ABV 6.0% (2.0 UNITS OF ALCOHOL PER 330ML)

Bottle re-fermented and naturally gluten free, the ‘Original’ and first beer produced by Greens. Serve at cellar temperature. Available in selected independent retailers or buy on-line now.

 

Tasting Notes

A medium-bodied amber ale with subtle caramel and nut flavour nuances. Refined, herbal hop aroma and finish. (2011 USA Vegetarian Times Foodie Awards Best Gluten free Ale)

 

Ingredients:

Naturally gluten free; water, sorghum, millet, buckwheat, hops, brown rice and yeast.

Click here to view the product test certificate

 

 

About Green's

1988 Derek Green had a problem. He had to avoid the gluten in barley and wheat, and at that time in the UK- indeed Europe- there was no gluten free beer available. A miserable life without beer lay ahead.

A natural entrepreneur though, he travelled across Europe at the start of the century getting brewery doors slammed in his face. The response was not good.

“Too complicated” and “Why bother?” were common refrains.

So began a long process of discussions, meetings, trials, false hopes, and dead end trails. Breweries did not want to know about production that did not exist and one that could not be quantified.

the breakthrough

The breakthrough came in 2003 when he met an eminent Belgian professor of brewing whom by coincidence had a daughter who also needed to avoid gluten, and there began a relationship with the mutual goal of brewing a beer made from alternative grains to barley, one that would be naturally gluten and wheat free. After numerous trials, in May 2004 Green’s launched the UK’s first ever Alternative Grain and naturally gluten free beer; named not surprisingly ‘Discovery’.

Pretty quickly, once the awards started rolling in, the range expanded and the beers started to be exported to more and more countries eager to try this new range of beers. Today Green’s still produce the original Discovery Ale, plus Dry Hopped Lager and India Pale Ale, all of which are produced with 100% gluten free raw materials.

 

 

Company: Green's
Brand: Discovery Gluten Free Beer
Origin: UK
Category: Beer
Packaging: 12 x 330ml bottles
Claims: Gluten free, contains subtle caramel and nut flavour nuances.
Variants: View Range Here
Price: £26.00
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Locator
Website: http://www.glutenfreebeers.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

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