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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Mindful Drinking Catering Event

As part of our Mindful Drinking Festival in November we organised an event on catering corporate events, aimed at managers in charge of events and caterers. The speakers at the event were Laura from Club Soda (on “What the new diet/drinking trends tell us”), Ounal Bailey from Wisehead Productions (sharing her “Insights from the drinks industry”), Antonio Ciavarella…

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Club Soda Mindful Drinking

Alternative drinks to alcohol Or: what on earth is there to drink now? Either at the pub or at home. Maybe the most common question we get is this: what could I drink now that I don’t want wine, beer or spirits anymore? It can be a difficult one, especially when you’re out and about.…

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Marks and Spencer wines

Marks and Spencer’s non-alcoholic drinks choice reviewed Unlike other supermarkets we’ve reviewed, Marks and Spencer’s don’t sell the kinds of popular and easily recognised brands we are used to, so we were interested to see what they had on offer… Plus points Lots and lots of soft drinks. They have soft drinks with interesting flavours…

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Bundaberg soft drinks at Imbibe Live

Imbibe Live 2016 – tasting the latest soft drinks We like to bring you the brightest and the best information – especially when it comes to alternatives to that evening bottle of beer or glass of wine. Yesterday, the Club Soda team left the office to attend the Imbibe Live event, described on their website…

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Waitrose drinks guide

Shopping for low and no-alcohol drinks in Waitrose When a supermarket’s essentials range includes buffalo mozzarella, you expect there to be a pretty good selection for those of us now shunning the label ‘middle class lush’, and who are instead joining the ranks of those toning down the weekly tipple for a healthier lifestyle. So…

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Thor soft drinks

THØR – new soft drinks A common complaint we hear all the time is that most soft drinks are just too sweet for an adult taste. So it’s great to come across a new brand that comes with less sugar, and new interesting flavours. THOR soft drinks come in three lightly sparkling apple based flavours.…

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Low and no alcohol beers

Shopping for low and no-alcohol drinks in Morrisons We were pleasantly surprised by the choice of low and no alcohol drinks in Morrisons supermarket (we went to our local big store in Stratford) – and they even put these drinks in places where you can find them! As you know our #NannyStateWarrior has been getting…

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Sugar tax – Making a pint of cider even cheaper than a nice soft drink Club Soda, the online community supporting people to change their drinking, has reacted with disappointment at news that the Government will be introducing a ‘one-size-fits all’ sugar tax, that will nudge the cost of a pint of a decent soft…

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Square Root Soda lemonade

Cawston Press Sparkling Rhubarb Available from: Ocado, Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda and WH Smiths. Price: 99p per can This drink is made with 20% real fruit juice, and the tart rhubarb makes for a nice balance with the sweeter apple. Cawston Press uses fresh pressed juices and all natural ingredients, to make a range of sophisticated…

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