Why are there no non-alcoholic beers on tap?

Low and no alcohol beers are making great strides. Sales are up massively. The 0.5% ABV Nanny State ale is BrewDog’s fourth biggest selling beer. The non-alcoholic (0.05% ABV) Without and Without Gold ales make up over 10% of St Peter’s…

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Mindful Pub Crawls are back! Shoreditch 18 October

We have taken a few months’ break from organising Mindful Pub Crawls, but we are super excited to let you know that we now have the date for our next Crawl in the diary! We have teamed up with our…

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EIGHT WAYS TO SMASH YOUR SOBER OCTOBER FUNDRAISING TARGET

October and winter is settling in! But it is okay – you have a challenge ahead. You are raising money for Macmillan Cancer Care. But that does not mean you can’t go to the pub. In fact, a good pub for…

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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 270 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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