I can’t bring myself to sample the alcohol free wine and Cava I’ve seen advertised but thought I’d try this 1% alcohol cider (half a unit in this half a litre). It’s definitely recognisable as cider, rather than apple juice, in flavour, but as it’s a medium style, for me it lacks the crisp, freshness I appreciate on a hot summer day.
Luckily it’s not really got going as summer yet! It does, however, fit the bill as a change from my usual “alcohol free” drink, sparkling water. A decent change for fans of cider, and made more delicious by my Riedel O Pinot Noir glass.
Mr PT said despite the claims of botanicals it was unrecognisable to him as a Gin substitute but made a pleasant soft drink for grown ups.
To me, the uninitiated, there was definitely juniper and a “memory” of G&T but it hadn’t converted me.
What are your favourite alcohol free beverages?