Beer review: Big Drop Coba Maya Cerveza Alcohol-Free

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A review of Big Drop Coba Maya Cerveza Alcohol-Free.

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

Product information

Available at lightdrinks.co.uk for £1.89 for a 330ml can

Alcohol content: Never more than 0.5% abv

33 calories per can.

Hops: Hersbrucker Hallertau.

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 47.9Kj 11Kcal
Fat <0.1g
-of which saturates <0.1g
Carbohydrate 2.2g
-of which sugars 1.0g
Protein <0.5g
Salt 0.1g

Ingredients
Water, barley, lactose (milk), oats, rice, hops, yeast.

Allergens are in bold.

Summary
Very light, refreshing and easy drinking with a good bubbly mouthfeel. A very pleasant summer beer which could be enjoyed with a slice of lime Mexican beer style, with aromas of barley pale malt and rice.

Score
6.5

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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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Natureo De-alcoholised Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Rose 2019 from Torres review

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A review of Natureo De-alcoholised Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Rose 2019 from Torres.

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 Waitrose for £4.99

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 68 Kj 16 Kcal
Fat og
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 2.6g
-of which sugars 2.6
Protein 0g
Salt 0g

Ingredients
De-alcoholised wine made from Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, preservative E-242 and sulphur dioxide.

Summary
A light and medium-dry rose with simple red fruits. Very quaffable. Fair quality.

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Beavertown Laser Crush Alcohol Free IPA review

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A review of Beavertown Laser Crush Alcohol Free IPA.

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 Sainsburys for £1.60 per 330ml can

Alcohol content: 0.3%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 107Kj 25Kcal
Fat less than 0.5g
-of which saturates less than 0.5g
Carbohydrate 5.9g
-of which sugars 3.0g
Protein 0.5g
Salt 0.1g

Ingredients
Water, malted barley, hops, yeast.

Summary
Slightly sweet for an IPA but delicious nonetheless with good complexity of flavour including mango, orange, pine, lemon and pink grapefruit.

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Budweiser Zero 0.0% alc review

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A review of Budwieser Zero Alcohol Free.

Product information

Available at Tesco for £3 for four 330ml cans

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml

Energy 58Kj 14Kcal Fat 0g -of which saturates Carbohydrate 3.3g -of which sugars 0.1g Protein 0.1g Salt < 0.1g

Ingredients

Water, barley malt, rice, hops, natural flavours.

Summary

A very light-bodied and lightly flavoured beer to the point of wateriness. Poor quality.

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Noughty Alcohol Free Organic Vegan Sparkling Chardonnay review

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A review of Noughty Organic Sparkling Chardonnay.

Product information

Available from: Tame Tipple.

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Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 62Kj 14Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 2.9g
-of which sugars 2.9
Protein 0g
Salt <0.1g

Ingredients
Alcohol free organic Chardonnay, organic sugar, carbon dioxide, preservative: sulphur dioxide.

Summary
Quite dry and crisp with vibrant green apple flavour. Very low in sugar for an alcohol free wine and very low in calories. Organic and vegan too. Ticks many boxes! Good quality.

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CLWB Tropica Non-Alcoholic (0.5% abv) Tropical IPA from Tiny Rebel review

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A review of CLWB Tropica Non-Alcoholic (0.5% abv) Tropical IPA from Tiny Rebel.

Product information

Available at Waitrose for £1.70 for a 330ml can

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 127Kj 30 Kcal
Fat 0.1g
-of which saturates 0.1g
Carbohydrate 6.4g
-of which sugars 3.3g
Protein 0.1g
Salt 0.1g

Ingredients
Water, malted barley, malted wheat, tropical juice, lactose (milk), oats, hops, yeast.

Summary
A fruity IPA with pinapple, mango and grapefruit flavours. Packed full of flavour. Very good quality.

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Brewdog Punk AF Alcohol Free IPA review

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A review of Brewdog Punk AF Alcohol Free IPA.

Product information

Available at Waitrose for £4 for four 330ml cans

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 63Kj 15Kcal
Fat <0.1g
-of which saturates <0.1g
Carbohydrate 3.0g
-of which sugars 1.8g
Protein 0.1g
Salt <0.1g

Ingredients
Water, lactose (milk), malted barley, hops, yeast, malted oats, malted wheat, lactic acid.

Summary
An easy to drink lightly flavoured alcohol free beer with good complexity. Aromas of lemon, bread and tropical fruit. Good quality.

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Freixenet Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose Wine review

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A review of Freixenet Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose Wine.

Product information

Available at Tesco for £4

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml

Energy 25Kcal Carbohydrate 6.0g -of which sugars 5.4g

Ingredients

Alcohol free wine from EU (90%), rectified grape must concentrate, carbon dioxide, antioxidant: sulphur dioxide, preservatives: potasium sorbate, dimethyl dicarbonate, stabaliser: gum arabic, colour: anthocyanins, flavouring.

Summary

Simple red fruits of strawberry and raspberry in this slightly sweet, yet refreshing alcohol free alternative to prosecco. One of the better alchol free wines currently on the market.

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