Matching his and hers wine glasses

Club Soda Member Matt Chittock reponds to the challenge from a few weeks ago, and ponders his drinking relationship… Constantly drunk… My partner says that for the first year together we were constantly drunk. And while I’d like to claim this was solely down to the giddying effects of romance, it had a fair bit…

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Square Root craft soda

New local soft drinks We have finally met Square Root Soda, who are a new soft drink producer based in Hackney, which is good, because we were beginning to feel like stalkers. We tweet our love for their small batch sodas often! They make a whole variety of wonderfully tasty drinks, from traditional favourites like…

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Vitamins and minerals to support you when stopping drinking

Club Soda member Louise provides advice about what vitamins and minerals may help you prepare for cutting down on booze! The toll alcohol takes on the body Having nursed alcoholics I know what a toll alcohol takes on the body physically, so before I stopped I wanted to start addressing that. Vitamins. Vitamins are essential…

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Lake

Changing drinking habits If you are used to drinking alcohol regularly, it may seem like a daunting prospect to start staying sober, especially in social situations like nights out with friends or parties. We know that habits like these, formed over the years, can be hard to change. So you may need some simple tips…

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Walking Boots For Distressing without Alcohol

Stress and relaxation without alcohol? Coming home from work stressed, or otherwise feeling a need to relax? We all know a stiff drink helps in the short term, but alcohol is not such a good idea in the longer term. So what could you do instead? Here are some ideas that work. 1. Eat food…

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Summer Beach Huts

Flushed, fuzzy and floored by five o’clock? Our guest blogger Matt Chittock’s been there… Summertime drinking It may seem like wishful thinking on a rain-lashed afternoon in May: but the rumour is that summer’s on its way. And whether that means beer-soaked barbecues, cocktails by the pool, or boozy afternoons in the pub garden, for…

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Dani - Beer Expert

Want to know how our first Low/No-Alcohol Beer Tasting went? Well we had a great time at Mother Kelly’s in Bethnal Green – Dani had found us some weird beers, love/hate beers, the same beers (with different ABV) and some rare beers. Here is a rundown of the non-alcoholic (under 0.05% – when you want…

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Laura drinking wine

We had a great time at DryChick’s last social. She organises a variety of sober meetups in London. Here are our thoughts on the non-alcoholic de-alcoholised wine wines we tried! Eminasin Tempranillo (De-alcoholised Red) “Like drinking ribena – bleugh!” You can buy a bottle here. Weinkonig Riesling (De-alcoholised White) “A nice dry adult tasting drink – feels like…

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