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What To Drink (When You’re Not Drinking): A Booze-Free Drinks Guide

Drink, Guide / July 10, 2020

Laying off the booze has never tasted better thanks to these top alcohol-free drinks.

Trying your hand at Dry July for the first time? Perhaps you’re expecting a little one? Whatever the case, steering clear of booze can bring on serious feelings of FOMO. Who wouldn’t get a bit jealous watching their mates sip delicious beer, wine and spirits while we’re on the waters? But going booze-free doesn’t have to be boring! In fact, we’ve rounded up our favourite non-alcohol drinks, spirits and wines to give you an epic list of alternatives to try when you’re not drinking.

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ALTD Spirits

Experience Australian botanicals at their best thanks to the crew from ALTD Spirits. Crafting a delicious range of alcohol-free, botanical focused spirits, each bottle is sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan-friendly and (most importantly) unmistakably Australian. Following a similar distillation process to gin, expect complex and creative flavours that are all-natural, free from alcohol and 100% Australian. Due to popular demand, these booze-free spirits are currently sold out, but click here to be the first to hear about when they’re back in stock.

booze free drinks guide

Edenvale Alcohol-Removed Chardonnay

Booze-free wine? Yep, that’s now a thing and you can score one of the best alcohol-removed drops from Edenvale. This balanced, smooth Chardonnay features fresh fruit aromas and notes of melon, citrus and apple, containing only the best selected South Eastern Australian wine grapes. The best bit? The premium alcohol-removed wine contained less than 0.5% alcohol by volume (similar to the levels found in natural fruit juices). Find out more here.

Lyres Dry July Bar Guide Sydney

Lyre’s

Want a drink that looks and tastes just like the real (alcoholic) deal? Say hello to Lyre’s, the world’s most awarded non-alcoholic spirits range. Taking its name from the Australian Lyrebird (a.k.a. the world’s greatest mimic), Lyre’s is on a mission to give everyone the freedom to drink their drink, their way. With an extensive range of non-alcoholic spirits to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Find out more here.

P.s. don’t forget to enter our Dry July comp in collaboration with Lyre’s before entries close at 12pm on July 20th!

booze free drinks guide

MONDAY Gin

Wish there was a way to enjoy gin while still steering clear of booze? Now you can thanks to the crew from MONDAY. These guys have crafted a complex, aromatic blend of juniper, natural botanicals, citrus and spice to satisfy all your classic London Dry gin cravings. This zero alcohol gin has no carbs, no sugar and is vegan friendly to ensure you wake up fresh the next day. Find out more here.

Non

For the ultimate grown-up booze-free drink, look no further than Melbourne-based brand, Non. As the name would suggest, these guys have nailed the alcohol-free game with a range of boundary-pushing booze-free wine alternatives using some of the best ingredients sourced from Australias’ top produce regions. Replicating the look and feel of traditional vino, these bottles come in wine-inspired 750mL bottles and are served in wine glasses. Talk about a top-notch vino alternative! Find out more here.

PS Sodas 

Think soda and soft drinks are for kids? Think again. The team from Sydney-based cocktail bar PS40 have launched the boundary-pushing soda company PS Sodas, on a mission to elevate the soda game with unique, experimental soda and mixer flavours. From wattle cola to smoked lemonade, these house-made sodas are delicious mixers and perfect on their own. Find out more here.

Seedlip

Seedlip

Landing in Australia following roaring success across the UK, Seedlip’s new ready-to-drink range is here to help you have your best Dry July yet. Perfect for those on-the-go moments such as picnics, group gatherings and backyard BBQs, these delicious canned drinks taste just like your favourite top-shelf boozy mixers (with zero alcohol). And trust us, these don’t taste anything like a sugary cocktail. Find out more here.

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