A gluten free beer, a craft ale, a wheat free beer, with all characteristics of a true ale, very refreshing and with citrus aromas, with gluten removed due to a special process that allows the gluten to be removed from the cereals without altering the beer flavours.
Finding a good gluten free beer that tastes like a proper one it is not easy. The gluten contained in the beer comes from the barley and other cereals used in the making process, and the majority of gluten free beers available simply replace the cereals with different ingredients, altering the taste of the beer. Our gluten free beer doesn’t, the recipe is still the same.
This gluten free beer takes its name from the local Friuli dialect, IOI, which locally it is used as an expression of astonishment coming after tasting the beer and discovering that it tastes exactly like a normal beer.
This gluten free ale is not only a fantastic beer to be enjoyed by the gluten intolerants and regular beer drinkers alike, but also a fantastic accompaniment to food.
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for an honest view on Italian craft beer and Birrificio Gjulia is one of the first craft brewery and certainly the first Italian craft brewery “Agricola”, farm, which means that they control the whole process, from barley to beer using the pure water coming out of Monte Mia springs, water that is vital for ensuring the quality of the beer.
Birrificio Gjulia is located in Friuli Venezia Gjulia and has been created by brothers Marco and Massimo Zorzettig, that after having devoted their entire lives to winemaking, they decided it was time to follow their passion, making beer, a real italian beer. All their beers are top fermented and are bottled without any filtration or pasteurising and include several craft ales, from low alcohol to more complex to organic beers.