July 27, 2022

"There are more reasons than ever to linger on the non-alcoholic drinks section of a store or bar menu. You might be a habitual abstainer who’s single-handedly kept the soda gun industry in business, or newly sober curious, influenced by time’s toll on your ability to weather hangovers or the looming Aperol shortage. If so, now’s the time to level up from La Croix and stock your bar cart with the very best non-alcoholic spirits, beers, bubbly and wines, to serve up with the smug knowledge that you can down 12 of them and still do Simone Biles-worthy cartwheels down a straight line.

But how to separate the eye-wateringly weird-tasting from the genuinely sippable? Well, we hit the (zero-proof) bottle to find the very best non-alcoholic drinks on the market right now. Bottoms up!

The best non-alcoholic dark beer is Libra Stout:

If you’re looking to fill a Guinness-shaped hole in your drinking life, this East Coast–brewed stout says, “Top-o-the-morning to ye!” It’s the ultimate cliché to describe stout as chocolate-y, but in this case it really is the most apt descriptor, total 70 per cent dark chocolate vibes. If you like a “heavy” stout, this is lighter than you might expect but delicious nonetheless."

Read the full article here.

Source: The Kit, Sarah Laing