Crabbie’s is a Scottish brand of alcoholic ginger beer with 5.0% alcohol by volume. The roots of the distinctive Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer date back to 1801.
Crabbies is a carbonated beverage but is not brewed. It is based on a ginger steep, which takes up to six weeks to produce, and contains four secret ingredients.
Crabbie’s is typically served over ice or chilled.
Let’s find out if this Scottish brand of alcoholic ginger beer.
Is Crabbie’s Ginger Beer Gluten Free?
The Answer is: YES/NO*
*Updated September 2020: Crabbie’s in the UK and Europe is gluten free, Crabbie’s in the United States is a malt beverage which contains Barley. Therefore if you are in Europe or the UK, as other readers have commented, this ginger beer is safe to consume. However; if you are in the US, Crabbie’s likely contains gluten and is not safe to consume. More information in this forum post.
It must, therefore, be avoided. Alternatives like a gluten free cider might be a better option.
Photo: Crabbie’s website
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Every 500ml consumed contains 255 calories. This consist of 35g carbs, 0g protein and 0g fat – source
For more information on Crabbie’s Ginger Beer including a list of recipes, head over the official website here: crabbiesgingerbeer.com
Looking for a gluten-free alcoholic beverage? Head over to the gluten free alcoholic list here.