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    Is Bud Light Seltzer Gluten-Free?

    Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert.

    Wondering if Bud Light Seltzer is gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease? Look no further.

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    Celiac.com 03/17/2021 - According to Wikipedia, "Hard seltzer, spiked seltzer or hard sparkling alcohol water is a type of highball drink containing carbonated water, alcohol, and often fruit flavoring. In the US the alcohol is usually made by fermenting cane sugar; sometimes malted barley is used."

    We get a lot of questions from celiac community members wondering if certain products are gluten-free. One question we see a lot is about alcoholic hard seltzers. Specifically, is Bud Light Seltzer gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease?  

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    The short answer to the question is that Bud Light Seltzer is gluten-free. According to the Walmart website, all Bud Light Seltzer "gluten free alcohol drinks have a 5% ABV and are made with no artificial flavors." 

    The gluten bee.com website confirms that Bud Light Seltzers are gluten-free.

    Gluten-Free Bud Light Seltzer comes in the following styles and flavors:

    Bud Light Seltzer

    • Black Cherry Bud Light Seltzer
    • Strawberry Bud Light Seltzer
    • Lemon Lime Bud Light Seltzer
    • Mango Bud Light Seltzer

    Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade

    • Original Lemonade
    • Strawberry Lemonade
    • Black Cherry Lemonade
    • Peach Lemonade

    Bud Light Platinum Seltzer

    • Bud Light Platinum Original
    • Bud Light Platinum Blood Orange
    • Bud Light Platinum Citrus
    • Bud Light Platinum Wild Berry

    Bud Light Seltzer Iced Tea

    • Bud Light Seltzer Iced Tea Raspberry

    Bud Light Seltzer Out of Office

    • Classic Lime Margarita
    • Mango Mai Tai
    • Strawberry Daquiri
    • Watermelon Mojito

    WARNING: Bud Light Seltzer sold in Canada contains malt and is NOT gluten free. 


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    Scott Adams was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1994, and, due to the nearly total lack of information available at that time, was forced to become an expert on the disease in order to recover. In 1995 he launched the site that later became Celiac.com to help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives.  He is co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of the (formerly paper) newsletter Journal of Gluten Sensitivity. In 1998 he founded The Gluten-Free Mall which he sold in 2014. Celiac.com does not sell any products, and is 100% advertiser supported.

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