Drugs alcohol misuse work

What we (don’t) know about alcohol Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a drug, a pill that would stop you wanting and drinking alcohol? As we all know, changing habitual behaviours is difficult for most of us, especially when it comes to a substance like alcohol. Even though humans have been drinking it for thousands…

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Mindful Drinking Festival

As you may have heard, Club Soda organised the UK’s, if not the World’s, first Mindful Drinking Festival on 13 August 2017, at Bermondsey Square in South London. We did this in association with Eisberg Alcohol Free Wine, with the support of our sponsors: Heineken® 0.0, Fentimans, Big Drop Brewing, Real Kombucha, Botonique and Highland…

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What we have learnt about moderating your drinking

In today’s webinar, Club Soda co-founders Laura and Jussi talk about moderating – cutting down your alcohol use, drinking mindfully, whatever you want to call it. Cut down or quit alcohol? From the start, the idea of Club Soda was that it was for everyone who wants to change their relationship with alcohol: to “cut…

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Food Pairings

As with the finest of wines, some foods go exceptionally well together with certain non-alcoholic drinks. This mysterious art and science of food pairings has not yet had time to develop in the same way as it has with drinks containing alcohol, but there are many good suggestions already out there. We have selected some…

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Real Kombucha non-alcoholic confessions

Jon Wilks, co-founder of Real Kombucha who are sponsoring the Mindful Drinking Festival, wrote a blog for us about his journey as a non-alcoholic: It’s an odd thing to have to confess, being a non-alcoholic, but it’s something I find myself having to do surprisingly often. You see, I gave up drinking 10 years ago…

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Tea and Cheese

Tea & Cheese is perhaps the tasting experience where East meets West most dramatically. An explosion of tastes and sensations quite unlike any other and somehow unexplored until recently. Whilst I’d like to say I was the first to discover this unique pairing, I can put myself in the handful of people around the world…

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Nirvana beer yoga

Nirvana beer We have talked about Nirvana Beer before – one of our first beer-tasting events included a prototype stout made by Steve, the man behind Nirvana, as one of the beers on the tasting menu. It was actually the favourite beer of the evening, beating several well-known commercial brands, so we have been eagerly…

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How to build your own disco bath

Club Soda member Kim told us about her disco baths in a guest article after being one month alcohol-free. You can get a glimpse of what a disco bath looks like in action in the video clip below. We all thought this was just the best idea ever, so we asked Kim exactly how she set everything up.…

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