Building a Mindful Drinking Movement – report

Our Club Soda Guide report “Building a Mindful Drinking Movement” is now out – you can download and read it at this link. The report covers the development and launch of the Guide, an evaluation of its impact, and our…

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Nirvana – UK’s first low and no alcohol brewery

Nirvana Brewery There is a definite buzz about low and no alcohol beers at the moment. It feels like new brands are popping up monthly, and existing brewers are adding new low ABV flavours to their range. So it was…

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Morning Advertiser MA500 event in Liverpool

We were honoured to be asked to speak at the Morning Advertiser’s MA500 event in Liverpool last week. MA500 is aimed at all the small and medium-sized pub chains in the UK. These are some of the most forward-thinking venues…

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Would you let customers pick what you sell?

Pubs and bars come in many shapes and sizes, but all can put in an effort to cater for their mindful drinking customers. We were contacted recently by Darlene, the manager of Lillington Bar in Pimlico. Lillington is the bar…

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Announcing the first five-star venues!

We are today proud to announce the first set of the best places for mindful drinkers on the Guide – pubs, bars and restaurants that have a full five star Club Soda Score. There are 42 of these venues, and…

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Club Soda Guide goes nationwide

The Club Soda Guide was initially launched in the City of London and Hackney, as it was part-funded by the two boroughs. After a successful London launch in January, we have now opened the Guide to all of UK. Any…

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Hackney Central, Clapton and Homerton pub crawl routes for mindful drinkers

As there are already over 200 venues on this Guide, from traditional pubs to trendy bars, it can be a bit overwhelming to find the right places for your particular type of mindful drinking. To help you out, we’ve put…

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8 Surprising Things We Learnt From A Month Of Mindful Pub Crawls

More and more of us want to drink less. But we also want to go out and have fun. That, in a nutshell, is how Mindful Pub Crawls were born. Over the last month we tested out the idea that…

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3 Shoreditch and Old Street pub crawl routes for mindful drinkers

You want to do a Mindful Pub Crawl but you aren’t sure where to go. With around 200 pubs and bars on the Club Soda Guide, we hear you. So following on from previous blogs listing some of our favourite…

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7 Sorts Of Mindful Drinker

The church of mindful drinkers is a broad one. There is no single formula for how to drink mindfully. We’ve chatted to loads of people and identified seven sorts. The question is: what sort of mindful drinker are you?   The…

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