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

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2.73/5
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392 Ratings
New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style BeerNew Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mentor on 10-13-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,409
Reviews:
211
Ratings:
392
pDev:
23.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 392 |  Reviews: 211
Photo of Dave51
4.06/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best glutton-free beer I have every experienced. The taste was different at first. However, as I continued, the taste became better. When I stood from my chair, I felt a slight buzz. The high alcohol content (5.75%) was a bonus. My wife is glutton intolerant. This is a beer I could enjoy with her.

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Photo of WastingFreetime
3.08/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from session notes.

Poured out a clear and transparent pale yellow with a single finger of short-lived foam and no real lacing. Smells (and tastes) mostly of floral hopping tones over a sort of fresh-sliced apple character that gains a tiny sake garnish once warmed up. Sort of thin and watery body, but carbonation is nice and crisp.

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Photo of pebbs
2.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of wakajawaka76
2.75/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.13/5  rDev +51.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a Lakefront imperial pint.
Bottled during Apr. Wk3. (2012) notched on label.

A - Heavily carbonated and overly effervescent, New Grist pours out a very pale yellow straw color that's crystal clear. A fizzy, loose head pops up quickly and descends slowly, vaporizing into extremely loose, cob-web looking lace coating the whole glass in delicate, wispy lacing.

S - A hint of cooked rice smell comes across the front, but New Grist mainly consists of a grainy pale malt, straw aroma even though there's no malt in this beer. A moderate helping of yeastiness appears with a light kiss of hops. For a beer made without malt, it's certainly not bad at all.

T - New Grist has an interesting flavor profile that's very light. Sweet, light corn with a touch of rice and lots of straw huskiness. No hops on the flavor and very little yeast shine through making it a very simple, easy drinking beer.

M - Heavily carbonated, the bubbles dance on the tongue like champagne. Crisp and refreshing, New Grist is very light-bodied with a smooth finish and light lingering sweetness that begs for another sip.

O - Put this in a blind taste against Miller or Bud's light beers, and this will win hands down. Lakefront astonishes me with their ability to get as close to "beer" flavor while staying gluten free. "A crisp and refreshing session beer" they call it. I couldn't have put it better myself.

If you're a person with Celiac Disease, unable to drink regular beer, fret-not, New Grist tastes just like, if not better than, the typical "big dogs" and will tide you over wonderfully.

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

Had this on 2012-05-23 in Columbia, PA

A - Clear pale yellow with a 3/4-finger head that fades quickly and leaves little lacing.

S - Sweet apple cider and pale malt. Pleasant but not "beer-like"

T - More of the apple cider and light grain taste with a bit of spice and a lightly tart finish. It's a pleasant taste.

M - Light body and light-medium carbonation. Pretty crisp and refreshing

O - Pretty decent for what it is. Reminded me more of a well-made, not-too-sweet wine cooler than a beer.

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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%

New Grist Gluten-Free Pilsner Style Beer from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 2.73 out of 5 with 392 ratings
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