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Saturday, January 30, 2016
Nutrients and Beer Hallmark Austin Food Culture
Fitppl is a local firm that makes plant-based “superfood”
supplements. Each measured serving
of both their cocoa and blueberry and their vanilla and goji flavor powders
provides 16 grams of raw, organic plant protein, at 90 calories with 2 grams of
fiber and less than 1 gram of sugar. Their powders have no artificial
sweeteners, so-called “natural” flavors, or stevia. The protein superfood blends are made from oat grass, barley
grass, and spirulina. They are gluten-free, of course. Seeeking always to reduce
the plastic footprint, they provide a wooden scoop for measuring servings.
They also formulate a supplement from fresh-water and
salt-water algae as well as cereal grasses. It specifically delivers a mix of
chlorophyll, enzymes, vitamins, and anti-oxidants.
You can find them online at fitppl.com., but they
also market through some retailers. They were the January Product of the Month
at Wheatsville Co-Op here in Austin.
I met Eric from the Alltech Kentucky Brewing and Distilling
Company at my neighborhood Whole Foods.
They age their beer in whiskey barrels. The flavor experience was rich
and rewarding, and the alcohol level was only 8%, not much more than an
over-hopped IPA.And it tasted a
Find them online at www.kentuckyale.comor in person at your neighborhood Whole
Foods. They sell in 4-packs and singles because it is a bit pricey.
Nonetheless, when you deserve a treat, it can’t be beat.