What are you drinking tonight?

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I stopped drinking 24 years ago now when I turned 40, no need to explain why I just did !
I see there are a lot of no/very low alcohol bottles of beer now in the local Tesco any of them any good ?
 
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I stopped drinking 24 years ago now when I turned 40, no need to explain why I just did !
I see there are a lot of no/very low alcohol bottles of beer now in the local Tesco any of them any good ?
I've had the Estrella alcohol free beers, they were ok. Heineken 0.0 wasn't too bad either, surprisingly.
 

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I stopped drinking 24 years ago now when I turned 40, no need to explain why I just did !
I see there are a lot of no/very low alcohol bottles of beer now in the local Tesco any of them any good ?
I'm teetotal too, have been for 3 years now. There are some very good zero beers. Looking online at the Tesco offerings, I would be getting

Guinness Zero - This really is excellent and if you like(d) Guinness then it's a must-have. It's so close to the original that I seriously think people would struggle to tell it's Alc free.
Erdinger Alkoholfrei - A proper thirst quencher. Good on a hot day. (Said to be Isotonic), tastes decent.
Beavertown Lazer Crush. Decent IPA, more summer for me, bit fruity but decent.
Brewdog Punk AF. Decent everyday IPA
Brooklyn Alc Free. This is my new Fav, it's lush!
Brewdog Nanny State. Quite hoppy, ok for a few now and again.
FreeDam. A decent cheap everyday one!


Personally, I avoid the 'high street' lagers, (Stella, Bud, Moretti, Peroni, Heineken) zero offers as they are poor in my eyes.
 

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I stopped drinking 24 years ago now when I turned 40, no need to explain why I just did !
I see there are a lot of no/very low alcohol bottles of beer now in the local Tesco any of them any good ?
Adnam's Ghost Ship 0.5 is very good. Unlike some others, it's not a low-alcohol brew. They brew the standard Ghost Ship ale then de-alcoholise it.
I've tried many and haven't found anything better. The rest all taste a bit chemically to me.
 
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Guinness Zero - This really is excellent and if you like(d) Guinness then it's a must-have. It's so close to the original that I seriously think people would struggle to tell it's Alc free.
Erdinger Alkoholfrei - A proper thirst quencher. Good on a hot day. (Said to be Isotonic), tastes decent.
Beavertown Lazer Crush. Decent IPA, more summer for me, bit fruity but decent.
Brewdog Punk AF. Decent everyday IPA
Brooklyn Alc Free. This is my new Fav, it's lush!
Brewdog Nanny State. Quite hoppy, ok for a few now and again.
FreeDam. A decent cheap everyday one!


Personally, I avoid the 'high street' lagers, (Stella, Bud, Moretti, Peroni, Heineken) zero offers as they are poor in my eyes.
Had both the two highlighted and both are very nice - I'll quite happily drink both instead of alcoholic beers. But current favourite is Estrella Galicia 0.0 (as oposed to other Estrella versions of zero beers - but which are nice enough). Very much not impressed with Heineken 0.0
 

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I'm teetotal too, have been for 3 years now. There are some very good zero beers. Looking online at the Tesco offerings, I would be getting

Guinness Zero - This really is excellent and if you like(d) Guinness then it's a must-have. It's so close to the original that I seriously think people would struggle to tell it's Alc free.
Erdinger Alkoholfrei - A proper thirst quencher. Good on a hot day. (Said to be Isotonic), tastes decent.
Beavertown Lazer Crush. Decent IPA, more summer for me, bit fruity but decent.
Brewdog Punk AF. Decent everyday IPA
Brooklyn Alc Free. This is my new Fav, it's lush!
Brewdog Nanny State. Quite hoppy, ok for a few now and again.
FreeDam. A decent cheap everyday one!


Personally, I avoid the 'high street' lagers, (Stella, Bud, Moretti, Peroni, Heineken) zero offers as they are poor in my eyes.
Just in from a game at windy Dunbar with a hell of a drouth, might try some of these, cheers 🍻
 
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Had both the two highlighted and both are very nice - I'll quite happily drink both instead of alcoholic beers. But current favourite is Estrella Galicia 0.0 (as oposed to other Estrella versions of zero beers - but which are nice enough). Very much not impressed with Heineken 0.0
I really like Estella Galicia (not related to Estrella Dam). Didn’t know they did a 0%.. there’s only one restaurant near me that sells Galicia, haven’t found anywhere else I can buy it😢
 
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I'm teetotal too, have been for 3 years now. There are some very good zero beers. Looking online at the Tesco offerings, I would be getting

Guinness Zero - This really is excellent and if you like(d) Guinness then it's a must-have. It's so close to the original that I seriously think people would struggle to tell it's Alc free.
Erdinger Alkoholfrei - A proper thirst quencher. Good on a hot day. (Said to be Isotonic), tastes decent.
Beavertown Lazer Crush. Decent IPA, more summer for me, bit fruity but decent.
Brewdog Punk AF. Decent everyday IPA
Brooklyn Alc Free. This is my new Fav, it's lush!
Brewdog Nanny State. Quite hoppy, ok for a few now and again.
FreeDam. A decent cheap everyday one!


Personally, I avoid the 'high street' lagers, (Stella, Bud, Moretti, Peroni, Heineken) zero offers as they are poor in my eyes.
All are decent, and I actually find Heineken 0.0% rather good. A favourite of mine not mentioned is Shipyard Low Tide Pale Ale. Very excellent.
 
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I really like Estrella Galicia (not related to Estrella Dam). Didn’t know they did a 0%.. there’s only one restaurant near me that sells Galicia, haven’t found anywhere else I can buy it😢
I first had it in Spain (obv's) but then found that that they had some at the golf club . Bar Manager told me it was not going to be regular stockh - they had to get some zero alc's in a hurry. Pretty sure she said she'd got it from Majestic Wine. (Edit: just checked, Majestic definitely sell it, as well as normal Estrella Galicia).
 
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I first had it in Spain (obv's) but then found that that they had some at the golf club . Bar Manager told me it was not going to be regular stockh - they had to get some zero alc's in a hurry. Pretty sure she said she'd got it from Majestic Wine. (Edit: just checked, Majestic definitely sell it, as well as normal Estrella Galicia).
Will be drinking it tonight at the local Tapas bar.
 
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