Low Gluten in Beer

test the gluten content of your beer

Tiger Gluten Test

This is a very much requested test. Many people asked for this already. During one of my last trips I grabbed a Tiger can and took it home to test it on gluten. Taste is quite OK. Nothing special, probably best enjoyed in Asia when the weather is hot and the beer cold.

Beer: Tiger
Producer: Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd
Originating country: Singapore
Brewing location: European Union
Bottle size: 330 ml
Alcohol by volume: 5.0%
Ingredients: water, malted barley, maize grits, hop extract
Miscellaneous:

Tiger Gluten Test Tiger Gluten Test Tiger Gluten Test

Test Kit: GlutenTox Home Kit

I tested with a threshold of 5 ppm. The limit of detection depends on the number of drops taken from the extraction solution, please find some more information here.

Tiger Gluten Test

Test result: There is no indication of the presence of gluten above 5 ppm. According to the instructions there should appear a clearly visible red test line on the right of the test area ( T ) to indicate the presence of gluten. The blue line on the left test area ( C ) is a control line and indicates that the extract/sample is suitable, the test has been performed correctly and all reagents are active. Please don’t take any of my test results as a medical advice – see my facts page.

 

Previous

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Next

Lost & Grounded Keller Pils Gluten Test

7 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Ami

    Another great find! I stuck to Tsingtao in Thailand but now I know a have options!

    • Steffen

      Hi Ami,

      I guess Chang and Singha are also rather safe as they only use barley malt to get the beer colour but use also rice as an ingredient. Have you made any experience with these beers in Thailand?

      Cheers Steffen

  2. Lester

    Lester

    Thanks for Test Steffen. I have tried Tiger in past pre coeliac years. A good beer from memory. The danger is, it is brewed under licence around the world, and ingredients would differ I think. It is brewed in Australia too. I am in Singapore in March next year, between cruises, have to give the real Tiger another hit.

    Cheers, Les.

    • Steffen

      Hey Les, oh you go on another cruise. I am jaelous now ;-).

      You are right they produce under licence worldwide and also the beer from my test was brewed in the EU. I mean the EU is large, this is not really transparent.

      Anyway, enjoy the cruise mate!

      Cheers Steffen

  3. Lester

    Lester

    Thanks Steffen, I contacted Tiger Beer Australia yesterday, they told me their brewing process and ingredients are exactly the same world wide. Yes mate, cruising Asia next year and in April this year, cruising Sydney to Honolulu, time for a few Budweisers on board and in Waikiki afer cruise !!

  4. Lester

    Lester

    I tried a Leo beer last night, Thai lager, from same company as brews Chang and Singa. Leo beer also has rice as ingredient, with barley malt. 330ml bottle, 5% abv, a sweetish light coloured lager. Pleasant on the palate, not a great head, but not bad.

    I have had no adverse reaction. Leo is available from our local ALDI. I paid AU$18 for a 12 pack, good value for Australia where beer is heavily taxed. With the temperature @ 34C today, I may have to try another icy cold Leo @ ‘happy hour.’

    Anybody else tried Leo lager?

Leave a Reply to Lester Cancel reply

BY LEAVING A COMMENT YOU AGREE TO THE PRIVACY POLICY – SEE IMPRINT

code