The Best Non-alcoholic Drinks: Sip Responsibly in 2024
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Non-alcoholic drinks are certainly having a moment, as Aussie families are looking to ban the booze for health, dry July, fewer carbs, and many other reasons.
Whatever your tipple—whether you're into wine, beer or cocktails—we're willing to bet there are times when you simply want the same drink but without the alcohol. Driving? Breastfeeding? Pregnant? Simply don't want to drink the hard stuff? We've got you covered with the best non-alcoholic drinks on the market.
The Best Non-alcoholic Drinks: Sip Responsibly in 2024
The first Australian brand to craft non-alcoholic wines, Edenvale have since become a highly regarded non-alcoholic drinks brand around the globe. There are reds, whites, bubbles and rosés, covering every possible base. Our pick would be the pinot gris, cheers!
2. 1920 Wines
1920 Wines are made using traditional winemaking techniques with cutting-edge alcohol removal methods—making it the perfect choice for those wanting to enjoy an alcohol-free drop without compromising on taste.
Melbourne-based beverage company NON is renowned for its boutique 0% alcohol wine offering. Its latest iteration, NON8 is a long-awaited innovation in the last two years, NON8 is made with bold flavours including torched apple and oolong. A liquid that’s equal parts zingy and rich, this is a must-try for any budding non-alcoholic wine connoisseur!
Bottoms up with Altina—a fun brand offering a selection of wines and cans of cocktails. We love the Altina Light Me Up—the perfect fizzy drink that's a great alternative to alcohol.
Lyre's have become globally recognised for making non-alcoholic drinks that successfully mimic the taste and aroma of alcoholic ones. Our go-to pick for non-alcoholic bubbles—Lyre’s Sparkling Classico, features delicate bubbles and a complex flavour profile.
Recently named New Zealand Winery of the year, Giesen is based in the iconic Marlborough wine region. Their non-alcoholic drinks offer the same distinctive characteristics as their traditional wine. The Giesen 0% range includes Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand Rose, Pinot Gris and Merlot.
7. Wilde Guru
A better-for-you beverage business, Wilde Guru, offers rehydrating, all-natural sparkling water infused with real beer hops—offering a ‘beer meets seltzer’ style drink. It's the perfect water substitute, containing zero alcohol, sugar, calories or carbs.
Wilde Guru is designed to make mindful drinking less socially abrasive, alleviating hang-xiety along the way. Cheers to that!
8. Heaps Normal
Bringing you beer without the hangover, Heaps Normal is an independent, non-alcoholic drinks brand that is all about mindful drinking. They currently offer lager and XPA, both of which are truly quenching!
9. James Squire
If you're after full flavour without the alcohol—look no further. James Squire's alcohol-free beer offers a balance of malt and hops notes for a clean, crisp finish.
10. Heineken 0.0
A classic among those who like an alcohol-free drop, Heineken 0.0 is an easy-to-drink beer with a fruity flavour and slightly malty notes.
11. Corona Cero
Corona, the ultimate iconic Mexican beer is now available in a non-alcoholic format, making it a must-try for those who don't feel like alcohol.
As summer makes its way just around the corner, welcome Nocktail, your go-to companion for refreshing creations tailored for those sunny days!
Their non-alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri is a truly delightful blend of natural botanicals, spices, and flavours. It promises the same satisfying taste you'd expect from an alcoholic daiquiri but without any unwanted additives. And if you're looking to beat the summer heat, why not transport yourself to a tropical paradise with a refreshing non-alcoholic mojito? Packed with the familiar hints of lime and mint, this Nocktail Mojito offers the perfect way to cool down and savour the summer flavours, all without the alcohol.
13. Naked Life
Specialising in sparkling, non-alcoholic cocktails crafted with distilled botanicals, Naked Life's offerings are unique in flavour and unmistakable in taste. Their range is diverse—meaning there's something for everyone no matter your cocktail preferences; we're talking G&T's, Italian Spritz's, Negronis, Margaritas, Sours and more.
Lyre’s range of lovingly crafted non-alcoholic spirits was created to give everyone the freedom to drink their drink their way. Whatever your tipple—Lyre's have got you covered. All spirits are crafted to taste just like the classics they pay homage to, showcasing natural essences, extracts and distillates from across the world.
15. Yes You Can
Offering award-winning favourites without a hangover in sight, Yes You Can has plenty to choose from. We love the Dark and Stormy!
16. Ms Sans
Craft the perfect Mojito with this mix from Ms Sans. This alcohol-free white rum mix is ready to pour and tastes just like a classic Mojito. We're talking about the perfect balance of fresh garden mint, Tahitian lime and alcohol-free sugar cane. Perfection!
17. Monday Distillery
Gorgeous packaging, tasty flavours and a diverse offering await at Monday Distillery; with plenty of sophisticated, non-alcoholic, sugar-free options, you can have a good time, love what you drink and love yourself the next day.
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