December is a month of celebrating. There are holiday parties and gatherings every weekend filled with delicious appetizers and more booze than you've seen all year. The year ends with an alcohol-filled evening, starting the beginning of the year with a Time's Square NYE Ball-size headache. After a month of merriment, most partake in 'Dry January' to give their livers a well-needed rest. So what do you drink instead? You can stick with water and seltzer, but if you are really craving the taste of regular beer, these non-alcoholic beer brands have you covered.
What is Non-Alcoholic Beer?
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Unlike regular beer which can range anywhere from 3% and 13% ABV, non-alcoholic beer contains 0.5% alcohol by volume. It retrospect, canned kombucha usually contains the same amount of alcohol due to the fermentation process. Alcohol-free beer contains no alcohol.
One alcohol-free option is popular beer brand, Heineken. This year, Heineken has introduced The January Dry Pack, a 31-pack of non-alcoholic brew that acts like an Advent calendar. Packed with Heineken 0.0% ABV, the alcohol-free pack is a fun way to drink your favorite lager without the side-effects of alcohol.
And get this, the pack is completely free! There is a limited number of free packs, however, you can still buy the Heineken 0.0% ABV in stores or online.
Along with Heineken, there are a number of beer brands that sell alcohol-free beer. Which is the best non-alcoholic beer? That's for you to decide.
Non-Alcoholic Beer Brands
Mild taste with a sweet finish, this Anheuser-Busch brew is produced like normal beers then the alcohol content is removed through a low-temperature distillation.
St. Pauli N.A.
Crisp and carbonated, this golden amber brewsky has a nice depth of flavor.
Coming from Germany, Beck's Non-Alcoholic is a great alternative.
Available year-round, Busch NA is brewed with the finest natural ingredients.
Brewed by Guinness, this .5% non-alcohol beer pours with a golden hue.
Medium body with medium carbonation, this beer goes great with dinner.
Athletic Brewing Co. Run Wild IPA
Only 70 calories, this IPA is subtle yet complex.
Great tasting and easy to drink.
Created by Brewdog, this malty NA beer is just what you are looking for.