Our friend Jane Peyton started Beer Day Britain in 2015, a day to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite drinks. Jane is an award-winning beer sommelier, drinks educator and author, and we were delighted to welcome her to our Mindful Drinking Festival in January. Beer Day Britain is all about events and content celebrating beer…

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American non-alcoholic craft beers

This week’s guest blog on alcohol-free beers made in the USA was researched and written by our wonderful beer-loving NYC-based buddy Joe. Advent of non-alcoholic craft beer It’s been years since I’ve attended a good old-fashioned beer festival. As a craft beer personality, I had spent a lot of time working in and attending beer festivals.…

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Club Soda Guide

In this week’s webinar, Club Soda co-founder Jussi demonstrates how to use the new Club Soda Guide. The Guide was born when we realised that many Club Soda members, although cutting down on their drinking or going alcohol-free, still wanted to go pubs, bars and restaurants with their friends and family. But usually found that…

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Jo Leftfield Kombucha

This week’s blog is from Jo Easingwood-Roberts – a tea-sniffing, booze-free mother and co-founder of Left Field Kombucha (est 2016). We need to talk about ethanol. In a 10,000-year marketing campaign that Don Draper would struggle to pull off, alcohol has reigned supreme. As a fully signed up member of the Mindful Drinking Movement™ and maker…

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Club Soda Guide

If you were at our last Mindful Drinking Festival then you might have seen Club Soda co-founder Laura Willoughby announcing the launch of our brand-new Club Soda Guide, and you might have even taken a peek at it on our info desk iPads. But we know that most of you will have no idea what the…

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Mindful Drinking Festival London January 2019

Our fifth and BIGGEST Mindful Drinking Festival is happening this weekend, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019, at The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane in London, as part of the Re:Solutions Festival – a celebration of wellbeing and happiness. So that’s the “Where” and the “When” covered – now for the “Why.” We started Club Soda almost four…

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Shandy

Shandy is, in my opinion, a hugely underrated drink if you’re looking to drink less alcohol or looking for lower alcohol options. Widely known, but underrated nonetheless. We’ve been drinking it for a couple of hundred years, across the globe. In Germany, it’s known as Radler and it’s sold pre-mixed on tap, in huge stein glasses. The…

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Cocktail competition

At our Glasgow Mindful Drinking Festival on Saturday 13 October, we had a great bar serving many alcohol free drinks: beers, kombucha, soft drinks, and three specially created cocktails. The recipes are by our Festival partners, Glasgow’s Liquid Academy.  All are made using drinks featured at the Festival among their ingredients. CEDER’S Mind Reader Made with…

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Glasgow Scottish Drinks Review

Our Glasgow festival is fast approaching and we can’t wait to share some amazing drinks with you. We thought we’d put together a little review highlighting some of the wonderful Scottish products that will be available on the day. Chastity Unfortunately, Chastity is so new that we didn’t get a chance to taste it before…

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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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