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Guinness 0.0 to relaunch in Spring

Guinness 0.0 to relaunch in Spring

March 2021

According to an interview in the Evening Standard with Dayalan Nayager, the UK Managing Director of Diageo (which produces Guinness), alcohol-free Guinness is to be rolled out again in the next few months. He told The Standard that Guinness 0.0 would be relaunched after being recalled due to contamination now that the "production process is tighter". He added "The brand will come back to the market and we are looking at re-launching it in the spring."

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Whatever happened to non alcoholic Guinness?

Whatever happened to non alcoholic Guinness?

February 2021

4 years to develop, launched to great fanfare then in stores for only 3 weeks before being recalled due to contamination. No date for its relaunch, but it has missed the 2021 Dry January window

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Big Drop launch Nordic Collaboration

Big Drop launch Nordic Collaboration

February 2021

'Big Drop Brewing have worked with four Nordic breweries to create their second edition of their World Collaboration Series. Four very different beers; 2 non alcoholic IPAs with berry flavours, a raspberry candy non alcoholic pastry sour and a coconut non alchoholic stout: Read more on Dryish'

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Dry January 2021: not so Dry?

Dry January 2021: not so Dry?

January 2021

A YouGov survey carried out in early January 2021 showed more than one in ten alcohol drinkers were planning to give up alcohol for Dry January. However the same survey showed that within a week three of every ten of those had drunk an alcoholic drink. Although this was seized on by the press and blamed on lockdown, the figure is almost identical to last year. If you’re trying to give up or reduce your alcohol intake, sample one (or all) of the Dry/ish 5 non alcoholic beers to try