Gluten-free booze, brews and munchies were taste tested during a Gluten-Free Living Facebook Live event on June 20. The fearless taste testers tried pigs in a blanket, Glutenberg beer, cocktails in cans, hard seltzer and more to find the gluten-free products you need to try this season.
Watch the video to hear their thoughts and check out the list of products mentioned and where to find them.
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Note: all our Gluten-Free Living Facebook Live taste testers are of legal drinking age. Please drink responsibly!
1. Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzer
Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzer is made with purified water and natural crisp flavors with a clean taste and 4.5% alcohol. It contains no added sugars and no barley or wheat. The one-of-a-kind flavors, like Black Cherry Rosemary, Pear Elderflower, Prickly Pear and Clementine Hibiscus are botanical, fruity and refreshing. Buy them here.
2. Loyal Nine Cocktails
This summer lemonade and half and half are refreshing cans to sip all summer. They contain 9% alcohol and use fresh lemon peels to provide a bright drink. It’s a canned cocktail that is perfectly sweet and tart. The beverages contain zero artificial flavors or sweeteners and have 250 calories per can. Buy them here.
3. Yomi Bites
Our taste testers took a break from sipping spirits to sample Yomi Bites. Each one contains gluten-free certified oats, honey, nuts and organic golden ground flax seed. They contain no gluten, dairy or soy. The bites come in flavors like Peanut Butter Chip, Chocolate Sea Salt, Lemon Poppy and Apple Cinnamon. They are a small, yet filling midday snack. Buy them here.
4. Claffey’s Frozen Cocktails
These frozen cocktails are the ultimate adult popsicle. They come in fruity flavors and are only 90 calories per popsicle, with 6% alcohol. These gluten-free wine popsicles would be a sublime treat for hot summer days. Buy them here.
5. Cutwater Spirits Canned Cocktails
Cutwater Spirits has an assortment of creative canned cocktails made with award-winning spirits and house-made liquors. Our taste testers sampled Old Grove Gin & Tonic, Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail and the Lime Margarita. Buy them here.
6. GeeFree Appetizers
The company GeeFree has developed a perfectly buttery puff pastry dough that is gluten free and absolutely scrumptious. Our taste testers sampled their Cheeseburger Bites and Franks in a Blanket. The company also sells pizza pockets, pot pie, spanakopita and more, all made with this extraordinary gluten-free puff pastry. Buy them here.
7. Glutenberg Beer
Glutenberg’s beer is all brewed from 100% gluten-free ingredients and no gluten-containing ingredients are allowed in the brewery, eliminating any chance of cross-contamination. The beers we tasted have alcohol content ranging from 4.5% to 6.5%. The beer is also vegan, sulphite free, and the cans are made of 100% BPA-free materials. Buy them here.
8. Good Karma Foods Plant-Based Dips
Good Karma offers plant-based dips, including sour cream, French onion and ranch. These contain live and active cultures, are certified vegan and are free of dairy, nuts and soy. They’re also lower in calories, fat and sodium than most other plant and dairy-based options, making them a healthier choice to enjoy this summer. Buy them here.