Top of the Pops

A rundown of some of the most highly-rated alcohol-free drinks:

– Ariel Chardonnay 2014, <0.5pc vol, £7.99, The Alcohol Free Shop
– Bees Knees, Morrisons, Ocado, £3.50-3.99
– Big Drop Stout, Pale Ale, Lager and Spiced Ale: £variable, DryDrinker
– Botonique, Ocado, 75ml, £7.99
– Brewdog Nanny State (bitter) 330ml, 0.5% vol, £1.29, Tesco
– Czech lager 0.5%, 500ml, £1.50, M&S
– Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil 20cl: £1.45, 31 Dover
– Eisberg Alcohol Free Cabernet Sauvignon, 0.05pc vol, £3.50, Tesco
– Eisberg Alcohol-free Sauvignon Blanc NV, 0.05pc vol, £3.50, Waitrose
– Elderbrook: from £9.99 for 3 bottles, Elderbrook
– Eminasin Tempranillo, 0.5pc vol, £6.99, The Alcohol Free Shop
– EminaZero Sparkling, 0pc vol, £6.99, Alcohol Free Shop
– FitBeer, various outlets
– Innis & None Pale Ale 0 per cent 330Ml, Tesco, £1.29
– Jacobsgold Alkoholfrei, Organic 500ml, €2.05, Austria
– Heineken 0.0, (4x330ml), £3.50, Tesco
– Nirvana, Karma Pala Ale (0.5%), Kosmic Stout and Tantra Pale ale, 
– Rawson’s Retreat Cabernet Sauvignon 0.5 per cent 75cl, Tesco, £4
– Rawson’s Retreat Sparkling 0.5 per cent 75cl, £4, Tesco
– Sainsbury’s Low Alcohol Cider 500ml, 0.5%c vol, £1.10
– Sainsbury’s Low Alcohol Czech Lager 500ml, 0.5% vol, £1.20
– Seedlip (“spirit”), Berry Bros (bbr.com), 0% vol, £29.95
– Torres Natureo Rose 0.5 per cent 75cl, Ocado, £5.99
– Waitrose Low Alcohol Cider, <1pc vol, 500ml £1.15
– Woodstar (acia, cocoa), 1%, Ministry of Drinks, £8.88 ■


Sources: Own tastings; www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3789848/G-T-guaranteed-NOT-sozzled-surprisingly-drinkable-new-tipples-won-t-believe-alcohol-free.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/food-drink/best-soft-drinks-for-adults-go-sober-for-october-a7339111.html
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jan/13/alcohol-free-beer-best-worst-taste-test-supermarket
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4374220/Which-alcohol-free-snifters-DON-T-taste-like-drain-cleaner.html