Discovering Non-Alcoholic Beers

How a change in circumstances forced me to open my mind to drink alternatives, with surprising results.

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…non alcoholic beers in Spain have become widely popular and account for a substantial 13% or more of overall beer sales and is by far the most booming non and low alcohol beer market in Europe.

Non and low alcoholic beers are not a new concept, but in the past they have often been perceived as foul tasting imitations that aside from visual aesthetics have little or no similarity with “real beer”. Depending on where you live however, all that is changing.

Nearly every bar or restaurant in Spain sells non alcoholic beers and in many bars you’ll find it available on tap.

The success of the campaign is clear, Spain has embraced the demand for non alcoholic beer with nearly all the popular beer brands producing a line of low or non alcoholic offerings. San Miguel, Cruzcampo, Estrella and even imported brands such as Heineken can be enjoyed without worrying about your alcohol intake. Nearly every bar or restaurant in Spain sells non alcoholic beers and in many bars you’ll find it available on tap.

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A popular “0,0” beer from Heineken

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