Wetherby Whaler has expanded its popular gluten free range with the addition of Yorkshire-brewed coeliac-friendly beers.
The family-owned fish and chip restaurant and takeaway chain now stocks gluten-free beers from Driffield-based Wold Top Brewery, including its Against the Grain ale and Scarborough Fair IPA.
The Whaler is already a hit in gluten-free circles thanks to its specially devised batter, which it developed through months of testing and multiple recipes, only settling with a final mixture when customer reviews described as tasting exactly the same as its traditional crispy batter.
Sharell Richardson, Area Manager for Wetherby Whaler Group, said: “We think it’s important that people who require a gluten free lifestyle aren’t left out when enjoying good food. They should be able to enjoy the same things as everyone else without suffering from discomfort as a consequence. That’s why we have worked hard to develop a comprehensive and delicious gluten free range which includes our fish and chips, as well as desserts and now alcoholic beverages.
“The addition of the new beers from Wold Top is another string in our bow and even more choice at our restaurants for those who go gluten-free. It also helps that it goes down a treat with our traditional fish and chips!”
Wold Top Brewery Director, Gill Mellor said: “We’re delighted that Wetherby Whaler Group is stocking two of our popular gluten free beers and hope that their customers enjoy their gluten free version of the great British restaurant meal; fish, chips and a pint.”