If you’re shopping for a non-drinker, hosting a zero-proof party or just looking to browse the day’s best sober drink options, read on.
Not drinking has never been easier. Non-alcoholic wines, beers and spirits are readily available these days, and research has shown that approximately a third of Canadian adults have purchased them. It’s not just that faux alcohol – artisanal and healthy sodas, as well as mocktail recipes and ingredients, are becoming more varied and creative every day.
All the Bitter
All the Bitter was founded by a husband-wife duo, both former Napa Valley sommeliers. Their classically-inspired, alcohol-free cocktail bitters come in four flavours: standard Aromatic, Orange, New Orleans and Lavender.
Special Offer Trio,
This gift set includes all three of Seedlip’s fragrant non-alcoholic spirits: Garden 108, a blend of peas and garden herbs; Spice 94, a mix of allspice and cardamom; and Grove 42, a combo of Mediterranean orange, lemon peel, lemongrass and ginger.
iOTA Non-Alcoholic Beer,
iOTA & Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
iOTA is a non-alcoholic craft beer with exceptional flavours and authentic brew-mastery, hailing from West Coast Canada and brewed by the internationally award-winning Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. Crafted for celebrating all the times, iOTA is for everyone who loves flavour and quality.
Freixenet Alcohol Removed Sparkling White,
Freixenet’s famous sparkling white wine is available in a low-cal 0.4% ABV version. It delivers a full-bodied flavour on par with its alcoholic counterparts, featuring ripe white peaches, pineapple, melon and citrus.
Pink Piquette Zero,
This zero-proof rosé wine alternative from Nova Scotia’s Benjamin Bridge is lightly flavoured with passionfruit and citrus, with a pinch of Bay of Fundy sea salt. They also make a white edition and a ruby one, available in a trio pack.
Holiday Glitter Bomb Bundle,
Art of Sucre
These “glitter bombs” are made of hand-spun cotton candy puffs and edible glitter. Drop them into a clear, bubbly beverage and watch as they dissolve, leaving it colourful and sparkling. This holiday set comes with three (dark green, light green and red).