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im looking for gluten-free beer, any ideas where to get it from....im from MASS....or is there somewhere online we can order them?

thanks

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Hello,

RamapoValleybrewery.com. They have it and used to ship it. I haven't tried it. Maybe you can call them.

I have tried Bards Beer which I bought in a Whole Foods in Manhattan. Unfortunatly, they haven't had a shipment in awhile and they may have gone out of business. I emailed them and have not received a response.

Also, its not beer but many hard ciders are gluten-free.

Good luck,

Kevin

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Lakeshore Brewery New Grist gluten-free beer is sold at Whole foods (according to the master brewer)

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I know that Bards Tale beer is out of stock for a little while. They had a bad batch (the beer bottles would explode in people's fridges).

I'm lucky cause I am Canadian and every time my family comes to visit, they bring me a case of "La Messagere" beer. It is gluten free and tastes great! Also, smirnoff Ice vodka drinks in Canada are gluten free. It isn't a malted drink like the US version.

I actually drink mostly red wine. If I don't feel like have such a hard drink, I'll make a sangria out of it.

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Here's a link with some info about gluten-free beer:

http://www.sillyyak.com.au/beer/links.html

They just started selling Ramapo Valley beer at my local Beverages and More...which is pretty awesome! It's the first time I've been able to buy gluten-free beer in San Diego without having to order it online. I'm actually pretty impressed too...all the BevMo employees suddenly seem to know quite a bit about celiac disease (the last time I went there and asked for Ramapo Valley the guy was like "gluten free beer!" and he proceeded to give me an entire explanation of what celiac disease is. I was like "yeah I have that - that's why I'm buying this beer" lol). I guess they've been selling a lot of it. :)

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I'd kill for a gluten-free beer. I miss beer as much as I miss bread.

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I'm from mass too, I bought a gluten-free beer a few weeks ago, but I can't remember the name, it was only sold separately in 16 oz cans, the can was tall, thin silver, made in japan I think..rice beer. it was really good tasted like regular beer..sorry I can't remember the name.

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this is a different gluten-free beer, its made by lakefront brewery, I just emailed them to ask if I can get it in ma

this was on there website....

Is your New Grist beer Gluten Free? (Submitted by John)

Yes, New Grist is gluten free.

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It figures,

I move out of San Diego and now you guys get the gluten-free beer.

One would think that someone would get the hint here in Sin City...

Sigh...

Oh well, I will have to come visit San Diego and take a few cases home with me...

Where in SD did you get it Meredith?

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new grist is awesome. i believe that on the website it will tell you which liquor stores in your area carry it. If you have a Binnys - they have it. but some of our smaller liquor stores here in chicago have it too. Lakefront Brewery makes it.

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I never was a beer drinker even before having to go gluten-free (more of a vodka person myself.....) but here in Canada, celiacs are lucky. There are select LCBO's (our liquor store up here) that sell gluten-free beer, the french one, I can't remember the name of it, but everyone raves about it......

If I ever go down to the States for a celiac conference or anything, I will make sure I bring a good supply to any fellow celiac.com'ers who go also!!!!

Karen

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Betty,If you remember the name, let me know!!! I will definatly look for it. Was it decent!

Karen, it's called "La Messagere". It tastes great.

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Karen, it's called "La Messagere". It tastes great.

I have heard rave reviews about it..... Now if they can only make a gluten free Clamato Juice so I can have my Bloody Caesar's again....... <_<:(

Karen

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I have heard rave reviews about it..... Now if they can only make a gluten free Clamato Juice so I can have my Bloody Caesar's again....... <_<:(

Karen

I know right. They just started selling that Clamato Juice in the states. I did miss it for a while and now that I can get it, I can't drink it!!

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I can remember years ago going down with hubby (just boyfriend at the time) to Cincinnati to see the Reds and Pirates play. This was pre-gluten-free diet. I forgot all my Caesar stuff at home. I went into a supermarket and asked them where their clamato juice, tabasco sauce and worsteshire sauce was. They looked at me like I had two heads. I explained that it was for a drink we enjoy up here in Canada. They proceeded to look at me like I had three heads then....... :lol:

Karen

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Hahaha....they do sell it now but It's not very popular. They like their bloddy mary's here. Made with plain tomato juice.

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I'm from NH (Portsmouth) and the last time I bought gluten-free beer it was Bard's Tale and I got it in Woodstock, NH at the general store. But then they had the batch with the exploding bottles.. I just checked their website and it looks like Vermont is still the closest to us. I haven't found anyone that carries Ramapo either but I put in a request at a place in Portsmouth called Philbrick's. It's the closest we have to Whole Foods here (which I don't think can sell alcohol in Mass anyway, right?).

If I hear anything, I'll let you know. B

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Whole Foods is supposed to start selling gluten-free beer in a month or so. They wouldn't give me any more information than that because the deal isn't quite done.

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I had my first beer in over 5 years this past week while I was visiting NYC. Every time I go to any Whole Foods location, I check for gluten-free beer for the slight chance that they may have it. Well, the Manhattan Whole Foods on 7th (near 25th?) had 2 6-packs of Ramapo's passover honey ale (their gluten-free beer). The beer was surprisingly good and I am wondering where I can find it in MA now. I'll be sure to repost if I find it around here.

By the way, that rice beer in the tall silver cans is Sapporo and they will not say that it is safe for gluten-free because it is brewed in non-dedicated facilities.

Take care.

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It figures,

I move out of San Diego and now you guys get the gluten-free beer.

One would think that someone would get the hint here in Sin City...

Sigh...

Oh well, I will have to come visit San Diego and take a few cases home with me...

Where in SD did you get it Meredith?

I got it at the Bevmo in Encinitas. I had read an article on the Gluten Free in SD website that said Ramapo Valley was now being sold in San Diego. I couldn't believe it when I walked into Bevmo and they actually had it!!!!! :D:D:D (and p.s. it makes our $7 loaves of bread look really cheap in comparison - but i guess it's still better than having to pay for shipping and such :) )

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So have we ascertained that no one ships gluten-free beer? Our Whole Foods won't carry it I'm sure, as I live in PA with the dumbest liquor laws on the books!! I might have to make a road trip to NYC!!

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So have we ascertained that no one ships gluten-free beer? Our Whole Foods won't carry it I'm sure, as I live in PA with the dumbest liquor laws on the books!! I might have to make a road trip to NYC!!

No I'm pretty sure Ramapo Valley will ship it to you.

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