From ‘weird’ to ‘smelly’: the non-alcoholic beer taste test

From ‘weird’ to ‘smelly’: the non-alcoholic beer taste test

The Guardian

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Australian sales of zero and very low alcohol beer have doubled in the past year – but are the brews enough to satisfy Guardian staffers’ thirsts?

Australians voted Get on the beers to number 12 of the Triple J Hottest 100, but if the figures are anything to go by, those beers don’t need to be alcoholic.

Non-alcoholic beer sales have more than doubled in the past year at liquor chains like Dan Murphy’s and BWS, according to the AFR . Research group IWSR Drinks Market Analysis showed increasing consumption of no-alcohol and low-alcohol beer in most countries, with Australia’s volume forecast to grow about 16% by 2024, as part of what the group identified as “moderation and wellness trends”.

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