Read the Fine Print: Gluten. Testing. Science

No hot air here- just straight facts. Gluten is not one protein. It is a complex mixture of several hundred individual proteins- primarily glutelins and prolamines. In the most sensitive ELISA test the R5 antibody detects the amount of prolamin fraction of gluten. The detected amount is then multiplied by two to get the final [read more…]

Read the Fine Print: Gluten-Free vs Gluten Removed

This is a topic that is near and dear to our heart, so let’s discuss gluten-removed beers. These beers, like Omission Ale and Prairie Path, are made from gluten containing grains (primarily barley). The amount of gluten in these beers is recued by a proprietary method using enzymes to remove the gluten. If you need [read more…]