With a growing number of individuals (particularly Gen Zers) favouring non-alcoholic drinks and embracing sober socialising, British beverage brand Lucky Saint is reminding people that the alcohol-free choice should be an appealing alternative, not just a second-rate option.
Non-alcoholic brewery Heaps Normal is teeing up Dry July with an ad that pits the ‘beery’ taste of its drinks against the ‘dangerously boring’ alternative: water. As sober curiosity spreads, brands are trying to meet consumer expectations for non-alcoholic drinks that don’t compromise on taste.
Catering to the growing popularity of spirit-free drinks, Sayso’s tea bag cocktails enable the sober-curious to engage in drinking rituals without compromising on taste. As more people cut back their alcohol consumption, how can brands appeal to both casual drinkers and at-home, sober mixologists?
As people look to shift their relationships with drinking post-pandemic, some are choosing to ditch booze for specific occasions. After tracking this behaviour in our Eating and Drinking Sector Snapshot, Canvas8 spoke to nine Britons to learn what's tempting about no- and low-alcoholic beverages.
Alcohol has long been central to Australian culture – from celebrations and commiserations to casual social get-togethers. However, amid increasing focus on health and self-care, young non-drinkers and a wave of no- and low- alcohol options are on the rise. How can beer brands appeal to this shift?