Sorghum is a grain in the grass family that grows in tall, leafy stalks similar in appearance to corn. At the top of each stalk is a cone-shaped head made of auburn, golden, or cream seeds. The plant’s waxy leaves can roll up to lessen water loss during times of intense heat, making it an exceptionally […]
Local sourcing is at the heart of HEINEKEN’s “Brewing a Better Future” sustainability strategy. In Haiti, HEINEKEN has committed to purchase locally sourced sorghum, improving the lives of over 18,000 farmers under the SMASH project. Ever since early 2012, when HEINEKEN consolidated its majority ownership of Brasserie Nationale d’Haiti S.A. (BRANA), it has invested a […]
Sorghum Beer is a cross-cultural experience. In the USA, most beer is crafted with barley, wheat, or oats in varying proportions, but rarely do brewers step outside the box to experiment with grains indigenous to other countries. What was learned at Siebel or Weihenstephan remains the foundation of their recipe – Reinheitsgebot, with small variations. […]
The grain sorghum Sorghum is a local grain that is grown predominantly in the semi-arid savannah and grassland areas of Northern Nigeria and other parts of the world. It is nutritionally rich and serves as a staple food in most parts of Northern Nigeria. The grain has assumed commercial relevance lately, especially in the food […]
As the market for Gluten Free Beer grows, it’s time for a big dynamic list of gluten-free beer and breweries. So, keep checking back as we’ll continually add to the list when we find more beers and breweries. Also feel free to send us an email if we left one out that you know of. […]
West Sixth Brewing Company and Country Boy Brewing, both in Lexington, Ky., have concocted a special beer infused with sorghum from Townsend Sorghum Mill, which is owned and operated by Danny Townsend, a Vietnam veteran and founding member of Homegrown by Heroes and Appalachia Proud. The brown ale beer, dubbed “Country Western Volume 2,” is […]
For those who asked, here’s a video of Sorghum gluten free beer brewing from start to finish: And for Craft Brewers, The Gluten Free Brewery is coming to an area near you!