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Old 12-25-2011, 09:26 PM   #1
Dec 2011
armington, va
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Is it like DDT or GM fruits and animals?

If so I'm in.

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Old 12-25-2011, 09:42 PM   #2
Nov 2010
Snohomish, WA
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It is found in wheat and is naturally occurring. Like pectin. Nothing unnatural about it. Some people are allergic to it in the same way some are allergic to nuts.

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Old 12-25-2011, 10:21 PM   #3
Sep 2010
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Not sure what Gluton is. Glutton has to do with the intake of mass quantities of food.

Gluten, as we currently know it, stems from a natural protein (prolamins so far as we know) and found in wheat, barley and rye, the core ingredients in traditional beer. Google gluten allergies and learn more about it.
Primary: Sake
Secondary: GF Czech Lager
Waiting to be kegged, Italian Primitivo
Kegged&Ready: GF Orange&Coriander, GF Honey Lager, GF chocolate ale, GF English ale, Island mist (zinfandel), Island mist (cbry malbec).
Bottled: Infected Mead, Dry Hard ciders, Accidental Sorghumwine, various unnamed.

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Old 12-26-2011, 05:44 AM   #4
Nov 2011
Ankeny, IA
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It is what makes your bread and pasta products stretchy and chewy.
Bottles: Standard Deviation Sorghum Steam Beer, Crowded Firetruck Red Ale, Black Tsar RIS
Fermenter: Belgian Dark (but not so strong), GF IPA
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Old 12-26-2011, 01:18 PM   #5
Oct 2011
Brunswick, ME
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Oh mighty and all knowing Wikipedia, please come to our aid!


Serious note, my wife has Celiac's disease which is a autoimmune disorder and flare ups are triggered by the smallest amounts of gluten protein. The flare ups are no joke.. Which is why I brew gluten free beers, so we can enjoy the normal life.

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