Mindful Drinking Festival

The Briggait, Glasgow, G1 5HZ

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Our last Mindful Drinking Festival was in Glasgow, Scotland, on 13 October 2018 – photos and videos to come soon!

The next one will be in London, on 19 January 2019.

The festivals are organised by Club Soda, the Mindful Drinking Movement. Find out more about Club Soda here.

We also have a guide to the best pubs and bars for mindful drinkers, the Club Soda Guide.

Our Glasgow Festival Sponsors

Heineken 0.0

  Heineken 0.0

Heineken® 0.0 is for those moments in life when you want a great beer but just don’t fancy the alcohol. Pop by the square to share a Heineken® 0.0, a beer brewed for beer lovers, by beer lovers.

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CEDER'S

CEDER’S

CEDER’S is a distilled non-alcoholic alt-gin made with classic gin and exotic South African botanicals, found only in the Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape. CEDER’S is bottled in Sweden, after blending with pristine Swedish water.

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Fever Tree 4 Tonics

Fever Tree

The official festival mixer – award winning products that taste clean, subtle and balanced with authentic flavours and perfect carbonation. The Fever-Tree range has tonics, flavoured tonics, ginger ales, cola and lemonades.

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Glasgow drinks

Mocktails in a bar

Alcohol Free Cocktails

Liquid Academy will be serving alcohol free cocktails at the Festival bar, along with a selection of non-alcoholic beers and soft drinks. 

Berkshire Blend Bottles

Berkshire Blend

Berkshire Blend is a premium non-alcoholic spirit alternative containing no alcohol, no sugar and no allergens. 5% of our profits are donated to Mind charity.

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Slange Var

Slange Var

  Slange Var is a tangy blend of fresh lime, ginger, honey and water. It has only 15 calories per 100mls and can be drunk neat or mixed with fizzy water.

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Clever Kombucha

Clever Kombucha

Clever Kombucha is a naturally sparkling fermented tea packed with a multitude of vitamins, enzymes and probiotics for you to benefit from. Clever, huh? Available in Original Oak, Ginger Pear, Watermelon Mint and Peach Lavender.

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Summerhouse Drinks

Summerhouse Drinks

Refreshing, all natural soft drinks made ourselves in Aberdeenshire. We use Angus grown raspberries and botanicals we grow in our walled garden including lavender and mint.

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Perfect serve Borrago

Borrago

Naturally delicious grown-up drinks with no alcohol, sugar or calories. Use Borrago like a spirit as the base for delicious cocktails.

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Big Willie Can

Big Willie

Big Willie is a craft ginger beer, made using the finest ingredients from around the world. Nigerian ginger oil, Tahitian vanilla, chill and lemon juice. 100% Natural.

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Leftfield Kombucha

Left Field Kombucha

Left Field Kombucha drinks are made with only the finest, ethical teas for a full drinks experience without the hangover. They are fermented for taste. They will also sit nicely at your dinner table. Kombucha as it should be. 

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Middle Way Drinks

Middle Way Drinks

Middle Way make their award winning soft drinks near the tranquil shores of Loch Lomond. Their unique water kefir brewing process naturally reduces the sugar content to half the sugar of popular sodas and fruit juices. Middle Way drinks come in three flavours; apple and ginger, cherry and lemon.

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Silk Tree non alcoholic spirit

Silk Tree Botanics

Silk Tree is Ireland’s first distilled non-alcoholic Irish spirit. Not just a non-alcoholic, sugar-free, zero-fat beverage. It is a deliciously refined alternative for you to say Yes to. Silk Tree is distilled the traditional way, in a copper still.
 
Temperance Spirit Co

The Temperance Spirit Company

Teetotal G’n’T and Teetotal Cuba Libre from The Temperance Spirit Company are complete, well-rounded and adult-style soft drinks. They look and most importantly taste like the real thing! Ideal for those unable to drink alcohol, wishing to cut down and perfect for the designated driver.
 
Pimento happy customers

Pimento

Pimento is a non-alcoholic ginger drink from France with a spicy chilli kick. A cross between ginger ale and ginger beer, Pimento can be enjoyed neat with lots of ice and a generous squeeze of fresh lime or used to create any number of super-refreshing zero-proof cocktails.

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Chastity Gin

Chastity

Launching at the Festival: The World’s First No-Sin Gin – All the taste sensation of a small batch gin but with none of the alcohol. It’s a revelation, it’s the first step in a brave new world but it’s best served with tonic and a slice.

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Adnams Ghost Ship beer

Adnams

Adnams have been brewing in Southwold on the Suffolk coast since 1872. We launched an alcohol free version of our bestselling Ghost Ship Pale Ale in May 2018. We’ve also brought out a range of 0.5% wines. 

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Claytons Kola Tonic

Claytons Kola Tonic

Claytons is an exotic, Caribbean made tonic, originally created by the Clayton brothers in Battersea, London England circa 1880. Now made in Barbados and distributed around the world, Claytons has retained its mystical allure for well over 100 years.

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Eisberg Alcohol Free Wine

Looking for the great taste of your favourite wine, but without the calories or the morning-after feeling? The UK’s number one alcohol free wine, Eisberg, is the perfect alternative for your favourite tipple.

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Smart Beer Club

Smart Beer Club

The Smart Beer Club is the first dedicated alcohol free beer subscription club in the UK. Every month we send you six bottles of great tasting, carefully selected alcohol-free beer direct to your door.

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Big Drop Brewing beers

Big Drop Brewing Co

Big Drop Brewing Co’s beers are some of the finest 0.5% beers available – they are so good in fact that they have won awards against full-strength beers!

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Shrb

Shrb

Inspired by Prohibition-era shrub making, our ingredients are steeped in apple cider vinegar for several days to capture the raw flavours… Adding water and a light touch of fizz creates the perfect soda… lightly sweet with subtle flavours, and that famous ‘Prohibition’ kick at the end…

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Food, music, events

food

Food, Music, Events

We will have tasty food to buy, music to listen to, and competitions & events to attend. More details to come … 

Heineken Pint

Events

Click here for the full details of tastings, competitions, talks and much more.

Sober Clubbing Glasgow

Music

What’s a festival without music? Well, we will have both DJs and live music – click here for more details.

Middle East Street Feast

Middle East Street Feast

Middle Eastern street food from Edinburgh, including wraps with vegetarian and vegan fillings. Find us on Facebook or Instagram.

Harajuku Japanese Street Food

Harajuku Kitchen

Harajuku Kitchen will be serving handmade gyoza, Japanese dumplings, with either pork or vegetarian filling, and yaki udon and special noodles.

  

London in July

The July Festival in London featured over 50 drinks brands, you can see them all here.

We also had a programme of events: alcohol free drink tastings, a panel with authors of books on mindful drinking. Read more here

And we had music on the square throughout the day: live performances by local musicians, and DJs. Read more here

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