New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style BeerNew Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mentor on 10-13-2005

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Ratings: 386 |  Reviews: 209
Photo of RoyalT
2.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - This is a nice, clear yellow in color with rising carbonation and a decent, pure white head.

Smell - There is an attractive green apple aroma here along with some grain-like character and a light spicing like white pepper and coriander.

Taste - The taste falls a little short of the smell. The apple becomes a little too tart but otherwise this is a decent beer.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation is light and lively but feels somewhat cheap.

Drinkability - This is passable for a decent gluten-free alternative to beer.

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Photo of traumaqueen
2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Stocean1
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured a half finger poorly retained head with little lace, on a pee yellow body - blah

Scent is lemon pledge

Taste is skunky pledge

Mouth is light, not as sweet as the scent would suggest, dry with the alleged alcohol supremely hidden, very drinkable though. Way too carbonated.

Overall, glad I bought just a single, very forgettable and I will not be living a gluten free life style anytime soon.

skunky lemon,

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Photo of harrylee773
3.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of hinemk76
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of fisherbray
1.75/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of buckyp
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of williamjbauer
2.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle served in a conical pint glass

A - Clear light lemon with 1 finger white head with poor retention and minimal lacing.

S - An earthy sour green apple aroma. Light pungency.

T - A fruity forward sourish taste with a bit of rice sweetness and lacks much bitterness. A hint of alcohol in taste.

M - Lightest of body, moderate carbonation, pretty watery finish.

O - Not the worst light beer in the world, kind of a weird funky flavor. Sorghum probably not the safest grain to work with for beer.

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Photo of ChiBeerGuy
3.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Gregwa
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of szmnnl99
2.25/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of McGaryKM
4.25/5  rDev +55.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

For anyone with a gluten allergy, this is by far the best beer!!!

A million times better than red bridge, which sucks terribly. That beer tastes like something is wrong with it.

Dora is okay but insanely expensive by comparison.

This is good for the price. Not as sweet as the rest of the reviews suggest.

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Photo of grubefresh
3.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Jamstone714
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of OldTime
3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of carrollmel7
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of RedAleMan
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of bigox420
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of vencad
3/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of andrenaline
2.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

My first gluten free beer...

A - Pours a very pale golden colour, thin layer of head which quickly dissipates and leaves no trace of lacing.

S - Insanely mild, barely detectable with some leafy greens, sour grapes and white wine.

T - Sweet apples, a cider-ish type flavour, some sweet corn notes, leafy greens and the white wine comes through again.

M - Lighter bodied and reminiscent of a champagne, surprisingly smooth given the carbonation and finished wet.

O - I wasn't too sure what to expect, but I'm certainly glad that I'm able to drink beers which have gluten. Not too sure how this compares to other gluten free beers, but I would hate this to be one of the few options available to me if I had to avoid gluten.

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Photo of 1koolspud
3.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of FungusBrewer
3/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sorghum is a staple grain in warmer climates. It's easier to grow then corn, and packed with circumstantial, much needed nutrition. Africa is known for producing light, crisp beer. Anytime you see 'sorghum with rice', think about those adjuncts, and review to style.

"New Grist" pours like water; little retention, hydrated pee like coloration. Bah, pee suggests it's bad, which it isn't. It's hard to believe there's any booze here at all, if it wasn't for the label. Lemon/lime flavor, with a little bite of sour bitterness cloying the nose."New Grist" calls itself a session beer, which I'll vouch for on a toasty summer Milwaukee evening.

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Photo of oldp0rt
2/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of DrDemento456
2.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - My god I think this is water! The clearest yellow you can think of on top of that diluted with... water! Carbonation is even lacing since I only got a slight layer of head that rises a glimpse of foam to mild bit of bubbles.

S - Smells like beer, mostly lemon water smell with some malt. Smells like a hefeweizen without the yeast. Kind of blah.

T - Not offensive but it pretty much taste like lemon water to me! No real malt flavors or even any trace of hops (gluten free means none right?) If anything I guess it hides the ABV well...

M - Never gave a beer a 2 but this is the lightest mouthfeel I ever had in a beer, but I mean whats the mouthfeel on lemon water.

Overall I don't think I will be wasting any more money on this brewery.

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Photo of IdrinkGas
1.5/5  rDev -45.1%

New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
2.73 out of 5 based on 386 ratings.
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