Beer review: Big Drop Elderflower Alcohol-Free

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A review of Big Drop Elderflower Alcohol-Free.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at wisebartender.co.uk for £3.09 for a 440ml can

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Brewed in collaboration with Hop Hatch Brewing.

31 IBU | Gluten free | 66 calories per can

Mozart hops

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 65Kj 15Kcal
Fat 0.1g
-of which saturates <0.1g
Carbohydrate 3.6g
-of which sugars 1.7g
Protein <0.5g
Salt <0.1g

Ingredients
Water, barley, lactose (milk), hops, natural flavouring, yeast.

Summary
A light bodied beer with a good length of finish. Nice balance of flavours with the malty flavour developing as time goes on. Aromas of elderflower, lemon, resin and grapefruit pith. Very good quality.

8.5/10

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Beer review: Big Drop Arctic Beach Stout Alcohol-Free (collaboration with Einstok)

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A review of Big Drop Arctic Beach Coconut Stout in collaboration with Einstok Brewery.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at lightdrinks.co.uk for £3.19 for a 440ml can

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Gluten Free | 7 IBU | 106 Calories per can | Hops: Magnum

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 102Kj 24Kcal
Fat 0.2g
-of which saturates 0.1g
Carbohydrate 5.7g
-of which sugars 2.8g
Protein less than 0.5g
Salt less than 0.1g

Ingredients
Water, barley, lactose (milk), cocoa nibs, coconut, natural flavouring, yeast.

Summary
Creamy texture. Delicious. Supremely balance between the chocolate, coconut, mild coffee and creamy flavours. Starts slightly sweet and finishes dry. Very good quality. A must buy.

8.5 points out of 10.

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Mango & Citra and Pineapple & Yuzu Cloudwater Soda review

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A review of Mango & Citra and Pineapple & Yuzu Cloudwater Soda.

The drink samples in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information – Mango and Citra

Available at ahoppyplace.co.uk for £3.16 for a 440ml can

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 59Kj 14Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 3.5g
-of which sugars 3.5g
Protein 0g
Salt 8.5mg

Ingredients
Water, mango puree (20%), citra hops (0.1%), cumin, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, CO2.

Summary
Fruity and refreshing with a good mouthfeel of medium body and lots of carbonation. Aromas of mango, cumin, lemon and lime.

Product information – Pineapple & Yuzu

Available at ahoppyplace.co.uk for £3.04 for a 440ml can

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 28Kj 7Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 1.6g
-of which sugars 1.6g
Protein 0g
Salt 25mg

Ingredients
Water, pineapple puree (11.8%), yuzu juice (0.9%), motueka T90, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, CO2.

Summary
Ultra low in calories and carbs, but with bags of flavour. Pinaeapple, lime, lychee and rose petal notes.

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Zed Alcohol Free Pale Ale from Hammerton

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A review of Zed Alcohol Free Pale Ale from Hammerton.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at drydrinker.com for £12.11 for six 330ml cans

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 74Kj 18Kcal
Fat 0.1g
-of which saturates less than 0.1g
Carbohydrate 4.5g
-of which sugars 1.9g
Protein less than 0.1g
Salt less than 0.1g

Ingredients
Water, barley, wheat, hops, yeast. Gluten free (less than 20ppm).

Summary
A slightly lightly flavoured pale ale with aromas of bread and mango. Very low in calories and gluten free. Good quality.

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