Nick Stafford’s Hambleton Gluten Free & Wheat Free Lager

Nick Stafford's Hambleton Ales Gluten Free & Wheat Free Lager

The following product review is for Nick Stafford’s Hambleton Ales Gluten Free & Wheat Free Lager. You can see reviews of similar allergy friendly products in our beers category.

Following on from the successful launch in February, 2005 of Nick Stafford’s ‘Hambleton Ales Gluten and Wheat Free Ale’ (GFA) their ‘Gluten Free Lager’ (GFL) was launched.  The company state that Nick Stafford spent several years researching and developing bottling and filtration techniques. His breakthrough in brewing this unique ale presented him with the opportunity of meeting the demand of coeliacs (celiacs).  They claim it is the first British brewed beer of its type, providing the full flavour and satisfaction expected from a beer but in a gluten free formulation.

Ingredients: Yorkshire Water, Sorghum, Malted Barley, Brewing Sugars, Hops

Their allergy advice state: <20 ppm gluten

Nick Stafford’s Hambleton Gluten & Wheat free lager is free from:

  • Wheat
  • Gluten

Available as:

500ml Bottle

The Verdict

To accompany the gluten free food we had at our barbeque over the weekend my other half cracked open the bottle of Gluten Free & Wheat Free lager I had put in the fridge earlier that day.  He has recently changed his diet and has eliminated certain foods so this is the first time he has tried gluten-free beer and he was very pleasantly surprised.  He said that he wouldn’t have known that this was a gluten-free product from the taste as it wasn’t lacking in anything.  He said it was comparible with other similar strength bottled beer (it’s 5.2% ABV) .  He thought it was a nice summery beer and extremely refreshing.  I’m not a beer drinker so I only tried a small sip and it tasted ok to me (as beers go!), my dad also tried this and found it to be extremely palatable.

Suitable for: Coeliacs (Celiacs), Gluten Intolerant, Wheat Intolerant.

Available From:

Booths, Tesco,

Price : £1.93

Also available in : USA and Eire

Please note that this Product Review is based purely on our family’s personal opinions and observations on how this Gluten Free and Wheat Free lager suited our requirements.

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Available in: UK

Available from: Booths, Tesco

Reviewer: Deb

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