Laura and Jussi with alcohol-free drinks

Labels, labels, labels – in all senses of the word it can be confusing when working out what to drink instead of alcohol. If you start quaffing alcohol-free beers, are you just replacing one habit with another? Or is a fake alcoholic drink dangerous? How much alcohol is 0.5% really? And why do they not taste…

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Eisberg sparkling wine

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 a glass of your…

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More to Saturday afternoon than a pub lunch

Rae Ritchie is a widely published freelance writer, a Club Soda member and a self-declared teetotal ‘wagonista’. In this guest article, she explores alternative Saturday afternoon ways of socialising without the booze, and why these moments need to be treasured. A wagonista’s Saturday afternoon This Saturday I’m meeting up with my friend Emily to eat cake and…

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sugar and calories in alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks

Soft Drinks for Grown Ups When it comes to hanging out in the local, we don’t really want to be drinking the same stuff as the kids. Somehow what we drink needs to separate us from those not legally allowed into a pub without an adult. More importantly, we need a talking point. Laura at…

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