A LYE brewing firm has launched a new range of beers for ale fans on restricted diets.

Sadler's Ales has launched three new keg and 330ml can brands that are gluten free and approved by The Vegan Society.

Hoppers Hut craft ale is a 4.3 per cent traditional style pale ale, while Dakota is a 5 per cent American IPA and Citrus Tide is a 4.5 per cent dry hopped lager.

All three new brews are unfiltered, vegan and gluten free.

Ian King, marketing manager at Sadler's, said: "We recognise the increasing demand for gluten free beers and our Dakota and Citrus Tide keg and can products have the benefits of being gluten free and great craft beer."

Family-run Sadler's now has an array of its popular beers on sale in supermarkets and other outlets - and its brewhouse and bar on the Conyers Estate, off Dudley Road, has gone from strength to strength since it opened two years ago.