New Planet aims for gluten-free beer that tastes like beer
Can you imagine losing the ability to do something that you had enjoyed doing your entire adult life?
That happened to Pedro Gonzalez eight years ago when he was diagnosed with celiac disease. He had to give up all foods with gluten, including beer.
But Gonzalez did not lose his love of beer, and he and his wife, Seneca Murley, created New Planet Beer to brew gluten-free beers.
“It’s a very personal experience to be able to enjoy a product that you haven’t been able to enjoy for a long time because, for the longest time, there wasn’t anything out there,” said Gonzalez. “Recently, I had a hot dog with a gluten-free bun. I was basically teary-eyed. I was sitting there with a beer and eating a hot dog on a bun, and I was happy.”
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