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Glutenberg is Coming Back to Town

Earlier this summer, we noticed a lack of Glutenberg beer at our local NSLC. We asked an NSLC employee what was going on, and we were told that it was being discontinued. In a panic, we tweeted at Garrison Brewing, who imports the beer from Quebec microbrewery Brasseurs Sans Gluten. It was all a mistake, they said. In fact, they were working on bringing another variety (in addition to the blonde) into Nova Scotia.

Fast-forward six weeks and the Glutenberg shortage got worse. In fact, it was taken off the NSLC’s website entirely, and as of today, it’s still missing. We tweeted at Garrison again and were told that it was some kind of trade dispute at the provincial level that was out of their hands. Since then, both Garrison and the NSLC have reassured us that Glutenberg will be back on shelves by the end of October.

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Hanging Out at the Halifax Seaport Beerfest!

Last weekend, Michael and I attended the Halifax Seaport Beerfest. It was an absolute blast! I was really impressed by all the gluten-free options. The following gluten-free beer makers were on hand:

And, there were some gluten-free ciders available too:

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Is Bud Light Gluten Free?

Over the past few weeks, I have heard a strange rumor from several different people and sites that Bud Light is gluten-free. It’s not. Anheuser-Busch does make a gluten-free beer called Redbridge (which I reviewed here) but it’s not available in Canada.

Some gluten-free beers that are available here in Nova Scotia include:

Remember: when it comes to beers, if the label doesn’t say gluten-free, that probably means it’s barley-based and full of gluten!

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