Mindful Drinking Festival
Heineken (R) 0.0 beer

Our November Festival was an amazing two days, as you can see in the photos here. It offered healthier, hangover-free alternatives for the festive season, and helped fill up those stockings ready for a January health-kick.

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Mindful Drinking 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.

EVENTS

Morning Gloryville

After Work Pop-Up Party

FRIDAY 5pm to 8pm

Join us in the Heineken pop-up bar at the centre of the festival for an after-work party to get your Friday evening started – alcohol-free. Why not bring your office down to Spitalfields for a different start to your Friday night!

Amber Tozer

FRIDAY 6.45pm to 7.45pm

Award-winning stand-up comedian and Sober Stick Figure author Amber Tozer brings her new one-woman show to the Festival. This will be the show’s first outing, and Amber is keen to get your feedback on her work in progress.

Mocktailbox

SATURDAY 2 –  2.50 pm

Join the founder of Mocktail Box and her expert bartender, who will be sharing some unique flavours, brands and creative techniques so that you can quickly learn to make beautiful and tasty alcohol-free drinks at home.

Sober love sex & dating

Love, Sex and Dating Sober

SATURDAY  12.30pm – 1.45pm

In this inspirational talk and interactive workshop, life coach Harriet Waley-Cohen takes us through the most common relationship worries that come from changing your drinking habits. 

Double Dutch tonics

Double Dutch Tasting

SATURDAY  3pm to 4pm

Learn how to make delicious alcohol free drinks with Double Dutch. With Borrago Drinks, they will also demonstrate how to create a delicious teetotal G&T. Three free sessions will occur every 20 minutes on a first come first serve basis. 

Mindful Drinking Stories

Mindful Drinking Stories

SATURDAY 4pm to 6pm

At this event you will get to hear real experiences from people like you. All of them have changed their drinking habits, in different ways, and for a variety of reasons.

Sponsors

Heineken 0.0 beer

Heineken 0.0

Great taste. All natural. Zero alcohol. Heineken 0.0 is twice brewed and fermented from natural ingredients with gentle alcohol removal and blending to achieve a fruity flavour and slight malty notes.

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Big Drop Brewing Co

Big Drop Brewing

Big Drop Brewing Co. is exclusively dedicated to making the finest 0.5% ABV beers. You can try their award winning Milk Stout, Citrus Pale Ale, Lager and Spiced Ale.

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Drinks

Happy People

All these lovely drinks!

These are the drinks so far confirmed for our Festival line-up – and there will still be a few more to come! 

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Pimento

Pimento is a non-alcoholic ginger drink with a chilli kick. Invented by frenchman Eric Dalsace who was looking for something to replace the burn and intensity of a strong drink. 

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Bees Knees

Bees Knees

A refreshing and finely balanced non-alcoholic drink combining sparkling fermented grape juice and premium green tea for body. 

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Real Remedies

Real Remedies

Real Remedies teas, tinctures and tonics work with your Chakras. Using power of the plants, they offer these products as tools for attaining greater sensitivity, awareness and balance in our lives

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Soda Folk

Soda Folk

Uncommon Soda for Uncommon Folk – Bringing the best craft soda drinks from Colorado to the UK. Soda Folk uses only the highest quality ingredients, to ensure a great-tasting refreshment every time.

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Slange Var

Slange Var

Slange Var is non-alcoholic, low in sugar, and doesn’t leave the overpowering sweet aftertaste of many soft drinks. It has a refreshing citrus flavour that can easily act as an alternative to white wine.

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Erdinger

A regular at the finish-line of many sporting events, Erdinger Alkoholfrei is a German wheat beer that includes vitamin B12 and folic acid – making it an isotonic drink!

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Borrago non-alcoholic spirit

Borrago

Borrago is a delicious grown up drink with no alcohol, sugar or calories. It is a sophisticated botanical spirit that is a fantastic base for exciting non-alcoholic cocktails. Launching at the Festival!

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Fitbeer

Fitbeer

FitBeer is an alcohol-free artisan lager. Brewed in Bavaria to the highest quality, and a proud winner of the Great Taste Award. All the ingredients are 100% natural.

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Nix and Kix

Nix and Kix

It surprises most people that a soft drink containing no added sugar or chemicals can deliver a kick that inspires that ‘wow’ moment. A soft drink with a cayenne kick! Lower sugar and lower calories/

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Bitter Union

Bitter Union

Rethink your drink with Bitter Union.

Add a few dashes of these all natural aromatic bitters to soda or tonic to create a low sugar, low alcohol drink.

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Gusto Organic

Gusto

Gusto Organic create premium drinks from organic spices, fruit, essential oils and botanicals. All their drinks are made in small batches in Devon with spring water from the hills of Exmoor.

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Botonique

Botonique

The botanical drink for wine lovers. Without grapes or alcohol, Botonique doesn’t taste like wine, but rather complements it. The flavour is utterly unique.

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Blossoms Syrup Product Range

Blossoms Syrup

Blossoms Syrup is a unique super premium British syrup brand, 100% natural, suitable for vegans and available in 13 delicious flavours, for use in cocktails and as a cordial.

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St Peter's Without

St. Peter’s Without® is a 0.0% delicious full-bodied alcohol-free craft ale, which has a distinctive malt flavour, from one of Britain’s finest small breweries.

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Double Dutch tonics

Double Dutch

Double Dutch favoured tonics elevate the spirit, spurring the tastebuds to experience new and richer, deeper and more exciting flavours. They reward the drinker with sensations that improve rather than dilute their chosen drink – it should bring a spirit to life.

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Real Kombucha

Real Kombucha

Experience Real Kombucha, the best tasting kombucha (it’s just fermented tea) on the planet, in three flavours: the rich apple and caramel Smoke House, the pear and lemon Dry Dragon, and the floral and elegant Royal Flush.

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Nirvana non-alcoholic beer

Nirvana

Nirvana is the UK’s first dedicated low/non-alcoholic brewery based in Leyton, East London. Come and try their Kosmic Stout and Tantra Pale Ale.

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Nonsuch shrub drinks

Nonsuch Shrubs

Nonsuch’s drinks are sparkling, fruitful and herbaceous. Made with a sweetened cider vinegar-based syrup, they are tart, refreshing and bursting with flavour. They are not yet in the shops so make sure you stock up!

Berraquera

Berraquera

Berraquera is a punchy soft drink based on lulo, an exotic fruit from the Andes. It’s ideal on ice, super as a spritzer and amazing as a mixer. This drink backs smallholder farmers sowing into biodiversity and peace in Colombia.

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Holy Lama Spice Drops

Holy Lama

Spice Drops® offer you the ability to bring any food and drink to life with authentic flavours in a way that’s both quick and convenient. Excellent for alcohol-free drinks and cocktails. As they are highly concentrated, a little drop goes a long way!

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Lurvills Delight

Lurvills Delight

A dry refreshing blend of Welsh spring water, botanical extracts and natural infusions. Free from artificial flavours, colours and preservatives, with no added sugar. Our botanical sodas are inspired by that original recipe crested by Harold and Iolo.

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The Crafty Botanist

The Crafty Botanist

Skilfully blending natural ingredients and botanical extracts to deliver truly unique tasting syrups. Our exciting range can be diluted with either still or sparkling water, and also make great bases for non-alcoholic cocktails.

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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Trade and Corporate Events

Never Miss A Sale - on-trade masterclass

For pubs, bars, restaurants – this brunch event with Club Soda, The British Beer and Pub Association, Thomas & Evans No: 1 and The City of London will give you unique insights into the growing alcohol-free drinks market.

Ditch the Orange Juice - healthier drink choices for your company

Club Soda and Business Healthy will give you unique insights into what people are drinking when they are not drinking alcohol. Alongside London Essence we will share ideas for extending the same ‘pizzazz’ to your staff and guests who are socialising with less or no alcohol.

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