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Stefina
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Hi Shluggell,

I'm going to try a british "real ale" sometime. I wonder if I'll find it here in the U.S. There are so many to choose from at some of these stores around me. Many from different countries.  

I grew up around fine dining and rednecks. lol. I've tried the whole spectrum from low end to high end-domestic and imported. I prefer imported.    

I have to say Micro-breweries are great too. I was able to tour three different ones in Cleveland, Ohio when I was a conceirge. They were great.  

Is there such a thing as a beer sommelier?  That would be a very interesting job.  
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There are some local organic breweries around here, I’ve picked up some of those beers at Whole Foods for my son.  There are also a couple of beers made for celiacs that WF sells.  


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I found this interesting link regarding beer and the ingredients.

Just this past Saturday we attended our friends grand opening and I tried Peroni italian beer.  It was pretty good.

I just looked it up and it is brewed with corn & barley though. I wonder if the lectins are destroyed in the brewing process.

http://www.ratebeer.com/Search.asp
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I can't help... only *irish stout* nearly the same then Guiness
but sooooo lekker but not often.... that makes fat ..... meep-meep....


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hello dearle...We don't want fat do we? no no no
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Quoted from Stefina
hello dearle...We don't want fat do we? no no no


Oh.... I do... at least a little in all the right places.  





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When I was visiting my parents and brothers in NJ, my older brother had me try a Leinenkugel's
Summer Shandy.  Now that was some tasty beer for hot weather.  Have you ever had one?  Can't say it's good for you, but I sure did like it, and I am not a beer drinker!
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Quoted from Stefina
...I have to say Micro-breweries are great too. I was able to tour three different ones in Cleveland, Ohio when I was a conceirge. They were great.  

Is there such a thing as a beer sommelier?  That would be a very interesting job.  


THere is an American Hotel chain who hired the first "Beer Ambassador" over a year a go - He still has his job.
Here in the UK they are starting such things as a beer list with the menu to recommend specific ales for a particular dish.
Haven't heard what the position would be called though?
They do sell a bit of Real Ales on the East Coast & some homebrew clubs have their own handpumps these days...
As for what you can buy off the shelf in US the closest you will probably get is Samuel Smith's 'Oatmeal Stout' or 'Newcastle Nut Brown' or Wychwood Beers. But I do reccommend finding the Lagunitas beers from Petaluma, CA. Guinness 'Foreign Extra Stout' from Nigeria or Kenya. I recently heard word that Brew Dog is exporting to the states.
The Guinness in US is a poor example of the real McCoy, unless you feel like getting ripped off, and buying the Bottle Draft.



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thanks shluggell,

I'm going to write down these beer recommendations. Have you heard about ginger beer? I can't find any information on it.

you aquarius' sure know how to bring the water.  Oatmeal water in this case.  
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Microbrew beers are everywhere in the Pacific Northwest so good beer is readily available to this Nomad... but I stopped drinking them years ago because I was getting horrible hangovers after just one pint. (I don't drink that often so I have a low tolerance.)

I switched to only drinking red wine and never have had a hangover reaction like I had from beer, but I am thinking about trying a pint again since they are diamonds for Nomads (and since I have cut out my negative foods it might be different this time).


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I bought some and I never drank it.  I have one chilling in my refrigerator and now I think I'm a teacher.  Although you know, I don't think it's listed as an avoid.  Maybe it's neutral.  I'll have to check that out.


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Quoted from OneHorseFarms
... but I stopped drinking them years ago because I was getting horrible hangovers after just one pint. (I don't drink that often so I have a low tolerance.)...


There are some reasons that this is so - The vast majority of of beers in US, even the Microbrews, are fizzy, pressurized and pumped through the lines. To do this the beer is filtred (& or pasteurized) thus realistically it is a malt soup. And with the costs of Stainless Steel many kegs and Mash Tuns are from Aluminium.
What is temed as Real Ale here in UK is straight from the Secondary-Fermantation vessel. Not filtred or pasteurized, thus still living.
For the most part in US to get the equivalent you would have to brew your own and drink straight from carbuoy skipping the bottling. Which done like this - I have personally witnessed virtually no untoward behaviour from our guests back in the day of our college parties.
Bottom-Line: Refuse to drink beverages from cans or plastic bottles. Yes it is convenient, but that is all.



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There are some reasons that this is so - The vast majority of of beers in US, even the Microbrews, are fizzy, pressurized and pumped through the lines. To do this the beer is filtred (& or pasteurized) thus realistically it is a malt soup. And with the costs of Stainless Steel many kegs and Mash Tuns are from Aluminium.
What is temed as Real Ale here in UK is straight from the Secondary-Fermantation vessel. Not filtred or pasteurized, thus still living.
For the most part in US to get the equivalent you would have to brew your own and drink straight from carbuoy skipping the bottling. Which done like this - I have personally witnessed virtually no untoward behaviour from our guests back in the day of our college parties.
Bottom-Line: Refuse to drink beverages from cans or plastic bottles. Yes it is convenient, but that is all.



AH HA! Thank you for the insight. That helps solve the mystery!


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I found this listing in a gluten-free handbook and thought some of you might be interested... some of the American beer listings look like they are microbrews from the area where this book is published (somewhere in the heart of the midwest).

Gluten Free Beer

AMERICAN

Anheuser Busch - Redbridge Beer

Bard’s Tale Beer - Dragon’s Gold Gluten Free Beer

Lakefront Brewery - New Grist Beer

Old Hat Brewery - Bees Knees

Ramapo Valley Brewery - Passover Honey Lager

IMPORTED

Bi-Aglut - Special 76 Lager (Italy)

Brauerei Griekirchen AG - Beer Up Glutenfrei Pale Ale (Austria)

Carlsberg Brewery - Saxon Premium Lager (Finland)

Fine Ale Club - Against the Grain (England)

Glutaner - Glutenfrei Pils (Belgium)

Green’s - Discovery, Explorer, Herald Pioneer, Trailblazer (England)

Hambleton - GFB, GFL (England)

Hambleton’s Ale - Pale Ale (England)

Koff - Lager, Taytelainen, Kevytolut (Finland)

Laitilan - Kukko Pils III Lager, Kukko Tumma III Dark Lager (Finland)

Les Bieresde la Nouvelle France - La Massagere Pale Ale (Canada)

Liebhart’s Privatbrauerai - Bio-Reis-Gold, Bio-Reis-Gold Dunkel (Germany)

O’Brien - Bown Ale, Pale Ale, Premium Lager (Australia)

Schnitzer Brau - Glutenfrei Bier (Germany)

Silly Yaks - Aztec Gold (Australia)


Also of note.... I heard that the Belgian Brewery Stella Artois just purchased Budweiser... could that be true???  




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Ah! But does glutein free mean that they use corn instead? Since beer is a beneficial for Nomads I assume that Dr. D has taken any glutein contamination into account.
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maybe hops and barley.....


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Quoted from Stefina
Have you heard about ginger beer? I can't find any information on it.


Stefina,

Here is one ginger beer brewer's site...
http://www.reedsgingerbrew.com/brews.php


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Quoted from Kristin
...Also of note.... I heard that the Belgian Brewery Stella Artois just purchased Budweiser... could that be true???  


Not Stella Artois, BUT http://www.InBev.com {InBev has owned the majority of commercial beers in EU already}. So now we have the largest producer/distributor of beverages on the planet...
I can almost count on my fingers the day that the real Budweiser will no longer be available in the UK...

It is Four Points by Sheraton {USA} that has the position Chief Beer Officer {Scott Kerkmans}. Whom also had the role this year of selecting the 1st 'Best Brews Summer Intern' {Dan Suarez}...


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Practicing "Nomadism" since May, I've bought some different beers, mostly lagers. They've served me well on very hot days, and I find that their "weight loss" benefit is probably because they're so FILLING.


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Hey, we're in a heat wave in San Francisco; it's supposed to hit 90 tomorrow, about 20 degrees above the "norm" for here. It's a good thing there's a 6-pack of Heineken in the kitchen.


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