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tiredandgrumpy Fri 01-Feb-19 19:45:35

Can anyone recommend a non alcoholic drink I can have when I go out? Something I'd easily find in a pub. I'm getting fed up of sparkling water or juice. Is there anything more interesting?

Sorry, I know this is a very un mumsnet topic, but I tend not to drink alcohol much these days.

AnneLovesGilbert Fri 01-Feb-19 19:50:01

Lots of pubs have alcohol free beers which I like. In the absence of that I’ve had tonic water.

whiteroseredrose Fri 01-Feb-19 19:51:21

I have soda water and lime. Often cheap as chips and has a nice bite to it.

Usuallyinthemiddle Fri 01-Feb-19 19:52:40

A bitter lemon is a nice, old school change!

FadedRed Fri 01-Feb-19 19:54:27

Some pubs here do alcohol free wines and beers. I tend to drink lime and soda or dry ginger (not ginger beer but the mixer) because they are not very sweet. Some also sell the more tradition cloudy lemonades/cream soda/root beer.

AdaColeman Fri 01-Feb-19 19:54:58

Virgin Mary, tomato juice, celery salt, Tabasco, Lee & Perrins.

FanSpamTastic Fri 01-Feb-19 19:55:36

If the pub serves it try "seedlip" with a tonic - it is a non alcoholic botanical drink a bit like gin.

hugoagogo Fri 01-Feb-19 19:55:40

Ginger beer is nice and available most places.
At lunch time if I find myself in a pub I have a tea grin

Zwischenwasser Fri 01-Feb-19 20:12:03

I like a posh Tonic with ice and citrus slices.

Also good for deflecting the ‚‘ooooh why aren’t you drinking’ wankers as it is impossible to distinguish from a g&t

TheMagiciansNiece Fri 01-Feb-19 20:14:32

Bitter lemon and orange juice (St Clements). Light tonic water with lots of ice and lime.

Jackshouse Fri 01-Feb-19 20:16:21

There is suddenly a lot more choice if they sell posh flavoured tonic waters.

I did not like seedlip - it tasted to much like dill to me.

sleeplessinsomewhereelse Fri 01-Feb-19 22:17:51

I like appletizer. It's fresh without being sticky sweet like J20

tiredandgrumpy Fri 01-Feb-19 23:11:09

Some great ideas here. Thanks! So good to be able to avoid the sugary stuff. Tried my first non alcoholic beer tonight & pleasantly surprised.

Jsmith99 Fri 01-Feb-19 23:18:42

Non-alcoholic beers have improved enormously. My current favourite is Brewdog Nanny State, and I also quite like Erdinger Alkoholfrei which is marketed as an isotonic sports drink in German-speaking countries.

Zwischenwasser Sat 02-Feb-19 15:48:58

Jsmith. I got given a (plastic) glass of that when I finished a 20k race. It felt really to be drinking ‚‘beer‘ after a run.

FromDespairToHere Sat 02-Feb-19 16:01:13

I like a cranberry juice with lemonade and soda which is also nice with vodka in

FromDespairToHere Sat 02-Feb-19 16:02:19

Lemonade or soda. Both would be a bit yuck.

WaxOnFeckOff Sat 02-Feb-19 16:02:55

I like an alcohol free cider rather than a beer. Very refreshing.

coffeeneeded Sat 02-Feb-19 16:03:24

Fever tree aromatic tonic water is incredibly delicious - even without the gin! (Not sure of many places stock it though)

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