London Cocktail Week 2018 Low No Alcohol Options

London Cocktail Week is the world’s biggest cocktail festival. Last year, for the first time ever, participating venues were invited to offer a lower alcohol option in addition to their full strength signature festival cocktail. We were very excited about the news at Club Soda, and wrote about how this would help those wanting to…

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Lifting Weights

In this guest blog for Club Soda, Angie shares a bit of her journey of becoming the best possible version of her. For her, exercise and in particular weightlifting has played a big part in quitting alcohol. Angie is a busy, 42 year old, wife, mother of two children who is hoping to inspire others…

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Recovery on holiday

This week’s guest webinar by Dr Clemmie Jacques is on protecting your recovery when on holiday. Clemmie is a counselling psychologist with a special interest in alcohol issues. She will talk about sticking to an alcohol free life on holidays – with temptations and triggers round every corner… The fear of not being able to take part…

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Phil Cain alcohol companion webinar

Phil Cain is a writer and journalist. In 2014 he began working on a book, Alcohol Companion, published in 2016 is a groundbreaking science-based account of alcohol for both professionals and general readers. The book is an exploration of our multi-faceted relationship with alcohol, covering the history of human drinking habits, the science of alcohol, sleep,…

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Club Soda joining goals

From the very beginning of Club Soda three years ago, we’ve always said that we are never going to tell anyone what their goals should be. So whether you wanted to cut down on your drinking habits, or quit alcohol completely, you would be welcome at Club Soda. And regardless of your goals, we would…

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Veronica Valli Emotional freedom technique

Veronica Valli is the creator of the Soberful program, EFT practitioner and Recovery Coach. On this guest webinar she talks about dealing with anxiety and panic attacks, using Emotional Freedom Technique (or EFT: a sort of mix of modern psychology and ancient Chinese acupressure). In her own words: Has anxiety been driving your drinking? Or…

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Caliente drinks

When we attended the Non-Alcoholic Beverage Strategy Congress in Barcelona, we also got to taste some continental drinks from Europe that are not available at home in the UK. There were two that we found particularly interesting: Caliente from Sweden and UmaiCha from Spain. They are different drinks, but with one important thing in common –…

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Non-Alcoholic Beverage Strategy Congress

Club Soda was invited to organise two roundtable discussions at the Non-Alcoholic Beverage Strategy Congress. We weren’t sure what to expect, but it had the words ‘non-alcoholic’ in, and the event was in Barcelona, so we thought we would go and see what insights we could get about the changes in the drinks sector. We were…

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