In social settings, having celiac disease is kind of like being Edward Snowden -- your options are limited (not to mention crappy), and no one knows what the hell to do with you. Telling your host at a party or your coworkers during happy hour that you can't drink beer usually elicits two things -- confusion followed by steady stream of pity in the form of multiple rounds of hard cider and half-priced well drinks.
It's not the worst problem to have, but let's face it: You're not getting any younger, and those hangovers aren't getting any shorter or less punishing.
In the past, there were only a few gluten-free beer options available, some of which were decent and some, whose name rhymes with Red Bridge, tastes like the urine sample of a capacious man who has eaten his weight in asparagus. Today, thanks to a few inventive brewers, there are several new gluten-free and gluten-removed beer options to get you back into the game.