How to fake an alcohol-free Pimms

If you like your Pimms, it’s good news! This “fake”, or alcohol-free version provides a summer taste sensation that is undistinguishable from the real thing. And it is also really simple to make, using easy-to-find ingredients. The recipe comes from SlimmingWorld, and also has a much lower calorie content than Pimms, and of course contains…

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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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First up in a brand new series of articles on ‘What I Drink Instead’ is a list of blogger and Club Soda member Rae Ritchie’s alcohol-free favourites. Try them and see if you agree! From Dry January to sobriety As I’ve mentioned in other posts, I thought that throughout January, I’d draw on my experience of two…

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Big Drop Brewing Co. Citrus Pale Ale beer

Big Drop Brewing Co. Big Drop Brewing Co. has done it again, this time producing a delicious citrus pale ale to accompany their already popular Chocolate Milk Stout. The brand new 0.5% ABV beer is currently in the process of being bottled, labelled and packaged. Fortunately, owner Rob Fink had time to give Club Soda a…

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Tesco alcohol-free section

Tesco alcohol-free section Recognising an increasing demand for low and no-alcohol drinks, Tesco has launched an alcohol-free section in UK stores. This will make it the first supermarket in Britain to dedicate an area solely to drinks which are 0.5% ABV and below. In addition to their regular offerings like Brewdog’s Nanny State, Bavaria and…

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what to drink when you are not drinking

Not sure what to drink when you are not drinking? Decided to live hangover free but not sure where to start? Want to cut down on your wine consumption but don’t fancy fizzy water? Fed up of nights out on diet coke and water? Even more fed up of people asking if you’re pregnant or…

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Mocktail Manual

What Amazon says: In The Mocktail Manual, Fern Green shares over 90 of the world’s tastiest alcohol-free drinks, including smoothies, punches, juices, mocktails, energizers and more. So whether you re trying to detox, lose weight, fancy a hot drink to dispel the winter blues, or find yourself the designated driver for the night, there s…

The Mocktail Manual
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Eisberg sparkling wine

Non-alcoholic Eisberg sparkling wines As we get close to the beginning of March and Lent, what would be nicer than trying a new range of non-alcoholic sparkling wines? Club Soda members put two new Eisberg sparkling wine flavours, Blanc and Rosé, to the test. Weighing in at just 30-something calories a glass, they are a great way to enjoy…

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Mindful drinkers and pub managers

Club Soda knows mindful drinkers – they are our members. But we have also got to know many pub and bar managers with our Club Soda Guide project, listing the best places for mindful drinkers. In this special post, we share some of the great videos we’ve recorded with them in the last couple of…

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Jason Vale Super Juice Me 28 Day Plan

Jason Vale is better known in Club Soda for his book about alcohol, Kick the Drink…Easily! But he has also written many books on other kinds of healthy living topics. Super Juice Me! 28 Day Juice Plan is one of his “juicing” books. Amazon says: ‘The Most Effective Juice Diet in the World’ Hello! Magazine.…

Super Juice Me! 28 Day Juice Plan
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