The rise in the sober curious and non-alcoholic beverages have skyrocketed in recent years and Claremont Quarter has you sorted with Coles and Farmer Jacks ready to excite your tastebuds. Heading into the silly season, opting for an alcohol-free drink may tickle your fancy and leave you feeling fresh. From crisp non-alcoholic spritzes to dry ‘zero’ gin, there is a drink for everyone!
Naked Life Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Italian Spritz
Vibrant in colour and complex on the nose, this Italian Aperitif boasts extracts of orange, rhubarb root, cinchona and gentian root for a delightful sweet and bitter taste with a top note of orange blossom distillate. This is a great option for drinking when you’re not – simply pour over ice and garnish with slices of orange. The perfect summer spritz, without the alcohol, sugar-free, and only 8 calories a can. Currently, on sale at Coles for $11.95 for a four pack, give this fresh beverage a try as the weather gets warmer. Also available in a range of other flavours including margarita, mojito and espresso martini.
This unique spirit is the perfect alternative for all the gin & tonic lovers out there. This impossibly Crafted Non-Alcoholic Spirit has been crafted to capture the essence of a classic Gin, with flavours that are distinct and contemporary. Lyre’s spirits don’t just mimic, they have their own distinction as a premium, non-alcoholic beverage. It has firm flavours with juniper and citrus. Earthy notes fill the mid-palate which has lovely vinous qualities. The pepperberry adds warmth and delivers a generous, dry finish. Serve on ice with tonic and fresh grapefruit for a summery drink. Also available in an Aperol flavour.
Not a G&T fan? Why not try a delicious mocktail instead?
Gin Gin Mule Mocktail
Take a mule and mojito with a good slug of Lyre’s Dry London Spirit and you’ll end up with the Gin Gin Mule. This modern classic was created in NYC’s Pegu Club and it’s an easy, delicious drink. The ingredients are also in the title, gin and gin(ger).
- 60mL Lyre’s Dry London Spirit
- 90mL premium ginger ale
- 15mL lime juice
- 7.5mL white sugar syrup
- 8 mint leaves
Add ingredients to glass, fill with ice, stir. Serve in a highball glass and garnish with mint sprigs and a lime wedge.
The perfect drop for a summer day – minus the alcohol. This dry style rosé boasts bright, lifted aromas of delicate red fruits complemented with hints of rose petals. The palate is generous, with flavours of strawberries and pink grapefruit, leading to a crisp and refreshing finish. Award-winning winemakers, McGuigan Wines, have carefully curated this rosé to enjoy on its own or to experiment with the likes of a ‘frozé.
McGuigan also offers a bold zero alcohol Shiraz and crisp zero alcohol Chardonnay.
For the beer drinkers out there, this alcohol-free XPA is one of the closest you’ll find to the real thing. An unfiltered non-alcoholic XPA that carries tropical and citrus aromas. A full-flavored, low-calorie beer without the downsides. Mellow and smooth, The Heaps Normal Non-Alcoholic Quiet XPA tastes like a delicious, refreshing beer. Unfiltered, with balanced bitterness and a subtle malt sweetness, reminiscent of your old pals.
Rapidly growing in popularity, this beer has been named Country Winner at the World’s Best Beer Awards – defiantly worth a try!
Stay tuned for more non-alcoholic beverage content with our StyleFit ambassador, Kate Mac, in the second edition of our StyleFit publication, launching in February 2023.