Non alcoholic drink review: Lyre’s Italian Spritz and Lyre’s Aperitif Rosso

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A review of Lyre’s Italian Spritz.

The drink sample in the video was provided by Lyre’s. The review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at drydrinker.com for £22.99 for a 700ml bottle

Alcohol content: 0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 350Kj 83Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 20g
-of which sugars 20g
Protein 0g
Salt 5mg

Ingredients
Water, sugar, natural flavouring, Sunset Yellow Colour, Azorubine Colour, acidity regulator (phosphoric acid), preservative (Potassium Sorbate).

Summary
A delicious and fruity bittersweet drink, delicious with tonic over ice and garnished with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime or grapefruit all work). Notes of bergamot, bitter orange, lemon, lime, rhubarb and herbs. Exceptional.

Score
9.5/10

A review of Lyre’s Aperitif Rosso.

The drink sample in the video was provided by Lyre’s. The review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at drydrinker.com for £22.99 for a 700ml bottle (currently comes with free Fever Tree Aromatic Tonic)

Alcohol content: 0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 73.8Kj 17.4Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 4g
-of which sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Salt 0.9mg

Ingredients
Water,non-alcoholic fermented grape juice concentrate, sugar, natural flavouring, caramel sugar syrup, colouring concentrate from carrot, preservative: Potassium Sorbate, Stabiliser: Cellulose Gum (E466), acid: Citric Acid.

Summary
A slightly bitter and sweet, very delicious fruity drink, perfect with tonic. Flavours of vanilla and citrus (bitter orange peel, bergamot, lime) up front with almond notes coming through on the finish. Exceptional.

Score
9/10

What are your thoughts?

If you like the sound of these drinks, you should also look at my review of Crodino.

Drink review: Crodino 1965 Aperitivo (non-alcoholic)

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A review of Crodino 1965 Aperitivo (non-alcoholic).

The drink sample in the video was provided by Crodino. The review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at Amazon.co.uk for £5.95 for three 175ml bottles

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 255Kj 61Kcal
Fat0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 15g
-of which sugars 15g
Protein 0g
Salt 0.01g

Ingredients
water, sugar, flavours, carbon dioxide, acid: citric acid, sodium chloride, colourants: E150b, E110 (may have adverse effect on activity and attention in children).

Summary
Intense flavours of bitter orange, citrus and herbs. Bittersweet, sophisticated and delicious.

Score
9/10

What are your thoughts?