The trend for consuming non-alcoholic drinks is continuing to grow and thus the market for non-alcoholic drinks is growing with it. This time last year you’d be lucky to find a non-alcoholic beer option at your local bar and most likely would have had to settle for either a generic soft drink or some pretty uninspiring mocktail options. But demand is driving change and the non-alcoholic scene is taking off.
The increase in demand for non-alcoholic options has led to a sudden rise in innovative drinks brands who specialize in creating delicious non-alcoholic options which even includes non-alcoholic spirits. These brands understand that people abstain from alcohol for a variety of reasons and that doesn’t mean they don’t want to enjoy a sophisticated adult drink from time to time. If you’re reading this and think that your drinking habits could be getting out of control then consider reaching out for professional help from a center such as lakewellnesscenter.com or trying some of the delicious non-alcoholic drinks listed below.
First up is Seedlip. Seedlip offers a sophisticated highly botanical alternative to spirits. Bottled and blended in the UK Seedlip specializes in distilled non-alcoholic spirits for the high-end cocktail market. With complex flavors such as ‘handpicked pea and homegrown hay’ in their Garden 108 bottle or ‘allspice berries and cardamom’ in their Spice 94, Seedlip is pushing boundaries and creating delicious drinks in beautiful bottles that wouldn’t look out of place on the top shelf of even the fanciest bar.
For gin lovers, gin alternative Cedars have been formulated specifically to mimic the flavors found in gin and comes in three differently spiced varieties. Distilled using Swedish water and South African botanicals including rooibos and buchu, Cedars has a unique gin flavor and is the perfect non-alcoholic counterpart to a crisp bottle of tonic and a slice of lemon.
Not a fan of gin or tonic? ArKay has got you covered. ArKay is an American brand specializing in non-alcoholic liquors, they produce a very wide variety of non-alcoholic spirits from vodka to whiskey, brandy to rum and claim that their drinks can produce a placebo effect without any of the adverse reactions usually caused by alcohol.
With the range of non-alcoholic spirits at an all-time high and the number of non-alcoholic consumers on the rise it’s no surprise that we are also seeing the development of the first 100% alcohol free dry-bars who specialize in providing those who are alcohol free with the same great experience and range of drinks as those who still choose to consume alcohol. Dry-bars provide a safe and inclusive environment for anyone choosing to abstain from alcohol and have been hailed by addiction charities as a great step forward for alcoholic rehabilitation.
So whether you’re cutting down for health reasons, recovering from an addiction, pregnant, breastfeeding or simply are sick of terrible hangovers now is the time to try out some of these new non-alcoholic options and widen your drinks horizon.