Non-alcoholic beer

I taste-tested five non-alcoholic beers during Dry January, a time when many people give up drinking for the month.
The process was a blind-tasting, so I did not know which out of the five I was trying.
I picked beers from Brewdog, Brooklyn, Heineken, Clausthaler, and Budweiser based on their availability in both the US and the UK. I also wanted to include a couple of well-known companies along with some smaller breweries.
Expecting them all to be watery and weak, I was proved wrong when most turned out to be pretty good alternatives to regular alcoholic beers.
Visit Insider’s homepage for more details.

With the rise of Dry January and the consciously sober movement, non-alcoholic drinks are an exploding market. Once mostly the reserve of pregnant people and other non-drinkers, alcohol-free beverages have come a long way from the choice between soft drinks or ghostly imitations of their alcoholic counterparts.

To be completely transparent, I do regularly drink alcohol and have never participated in Dry January or given up alcohol for any reason. At the moment, my alcohol consumption is on the lower side, and I suspect that might have something to do with the fact that the person I am most likely to have a glass of wine with is expecting a baby in the spring.

I will admit, I had some preconceptions about non-alcoholic beers. I was expecting them to taste weak, watery, and to be poor alternatives to “normal beers.” I was also asked for ID when buying four of these beers, so bear that in mind if you’re going to the store to get your own.

Although I was proved wrong during this taste-test of non-alcoholic beers, I couldn’t help but miss the warm and relaxing buzz that drinking alcohol gives.

I am no …read more

Source:: Business Insider


(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *