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Non-Alcoholic Drinks Awards 2017

March 10, 2017
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With St Patrick’s Day approaching, we’ve decided to encourage people to enjoy this sort of festival without drinking alcohol. This is particularly important for people living in ‘recovery’ from their alcoholism. In this Awards, we surveyed a variety of Facebook Groups and what follows is the ‘top 25’ non-alcoholic alternatives we encourage you to enjoy in 2017. The winners are simply placed in random order.

If we have missed something out, please contact us and we will consider your entry in next year’s awards.

Without further ado, we now list the top non-alcoholic beverages that were selected in 2017:

1. Shloer Celebration Pink Fizz

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Grape Juice from Concentrate (34%), Sugar, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Natural Flavouring, Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Shloer, A Division of Merrydown PLC, Admail 4219, Gloucester, GL3 1FD.
Description: A fresh and fruity fizz combining the vibrant flavours of red and white grape juices. The extra sparkling soft drink perfect for any celebration. Pack Size: 750ml Liquid colour may vary due to using only natural ingredients. Closure - Natural Cork Gluten free Free from preservatives Suitable for vegetarians.

2. Lipton Ice Tea Peach Flavour

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.59 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Sugar, Black Tea Extract (0.14%), Malic Acid, Peach Juice from Concentrate (0.1%), Flavouring, Citric Acid, Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Acidity Regulator (Trisodium Citrate)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd., Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4TZ, UK. Britvic Ireland Ltd., P.O. Box 2020, Dublin 10, Ireland.
Description:: Still Soft Drink with Tea Extract and Peach Juice.

3. Fever-Tree Tonic Naturally Light

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.99 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Spring Water, Pure Fructose (Fruit Sugar), Acid: Citric Acid, Natural Flavours, Natural Quinine
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Fever-Tree Ltd, 535 Kings Road, London, SW10 0SZ
Description: Naturally Light Named by the world's best sbest-selling top 250 bars* *Drinks International 2015 Pack Size: 150ml Premium natural mixers Made with natural quinine Best selling Tonic, named by the worlds top 250 Bars No artificial sweeteners, flavourings or preservatives

4. J20 Orange And Passion Fruit

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Fruit Juices from Concentrate (Orange 20%, Passion Fruit 4%), Orange Fruit from Concentrate (9%), Sugar, Acid (Citric Acid), Stabiliser (Pectin), Flavourings, Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Colour (Anthocyanins), Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Sweetener (Sucralose)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd., Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4TZ, UK. Britvic Ireland Ltd., P.O. Box 2020, Dublin 10, Ireland.
Description: Each 250ml can contains: Energy 335kJ 80kcal , 4.0% of your GDA Fat 0g , 0.0% of your GDA Saturates 0g , 0.0% of your GDA Sugars 17g , 19.0% of your GDA Salt 0.03g , <1.0% of your GDA Typical values per 100ml: Energy 134kJ/32kcal Reference intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)

5. Appletiser 100% Sparkling Apple Juice

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.49 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Apple Juice from Concentrate (100%)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd., Uxbridge, UB8 1EZ.
Description: Sparkling apple juice from concentrate Appletiser is made with gently sparkling 100% apple juice. 150ml officially counts as one of your 5-a-day, Appletiser makes any meal more Appletising. No added preservatives Sparkling apple juice from concentrate Serve chilled Store in a cool and dry place Please recycle. It's like a shopping spree you don't have to pay for Appletiser tastes so good (we're sure you agree, you did buy it after all) that if feels like it should be a little bit naughty. But because it contains 100% fruit juice, it's the indulgent treat you can enjoy without feeling guilty. Coca-Cola and the Environment Coca-Cola is committed to making a positive difference - to the health of the planet, consumers and the communities it serves. The company is working hard to reduce its impact on the environment in everything it does - growing more while using less in areas such as energy and water use, waste reduction and recycling - and by encouraging people to think more about the positive impact they can have on their local environment. Pack Size: 750ml 100% pure pleasure

6. San Pellegrino Sparkling Limonata

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Lemon Juice from Concentrate (16%), Sugar, Carbon Dioxide, Natural Lemon Flavouring
Country of Origin: Italy
Manufacturer: Sanpellegrino S.p.A., San Pellegrino Terme (BG), Loc. Ruspino, Italy.
Description: Sparkling Lemon Beverage with 16% Lemon Juice Website : http://www.sanpellegrinofruitbeverages.com/int/en/default.aspx Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages are premium adult soft drinks made from an age old traditional recipe. Water, freshly squeezed sun-ripened Italian citrus fruits and sugar. The unique way we make them gives your senses all the aroma and flavour of freshly squeezed fruit juice, and the carbonation adds zest to every occasion. Pack Size: 330ml Lemon Juice flavour Rich in real fruit pulp The perfect premium sparkling fruit drink for casual dining

7. Belvoir Elderflower Presse

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.29 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Spring Water, Sugar, Fresh Elderflowers, Fresh Lemon Juice, Citric Acid
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Belvoir Fruit Farms Ltd, Barkestone Lane, Bottesford, NG13 0DH.
Description: Elderflower Pressé Win special treats If you know someone absolutely lovely, we want you to nominate them for a treat. Visit our Facebook page for the chance to win them things like gourmet hampers, jewellery and bouquets. You'll find us at: facebook/belvoirfruitfarms. Belvoir Elderflower Pressé is handmade with freshly picked elderflowers, real pressed lemon juice and lightly sparkling spring water, so it tastes delicate, scented and very refreshing. Pack Size: 750ml Handmade on the farm Blended with gently sparkling spring water No preservatives, flavourings or anything artificial

8. Oasis Summer Fruits

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.25 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Sugar, Fruit Juices from Concentrates 5% (Apple 1.7%, Strawberry 1.5%, Redcurrant 1.2%, Cherry 0.6%), Citric Acid, Natural Berry Flavouring with other Natural Flavourings, Fruit and Vegetable Concentrates (Blueberry, Blackcurrant, Carrot, Apple Hibiscus), Stabiliser (Polyphosphates), Acidity Regulator (Sodium Citrate), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame K)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd, Uxbridge, UB8 1EZ.
Decription: 250ml serving Energy 185kJ 43kcal , 2.0% of your GDA Fat 0g , 0.0% of your GDA Saturates 0g , 0.0% of your GDA Sugars 10g , 11.0% of your GDA Salt 0.20g , 3.0% of your GDA 100ml: 74kJ/17kcal Reference intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)

9. Tesco Finest Alcohol Free Chenin Blanc Sparkling

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.75 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Bulk Chenin Blanc Grape Juice (98%), Carbon Dioxide, Antioxidant (Potassium Metabisulphite ), Bulk Chenin Blanc Grape Juice contains: Malic Acid, Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Potassium Metabisulphite
Country of Origin: South Africa
Manufacturer: Tesco Stores Ltd., Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA, U.K.
Description: Energy 335kJ 79kcal , 4% of your GDA Fat 0g , 0% of your GDA Saturates 0g , 0% of your GDA Sugars 18.9g , 21% of your GDA Salt 0g , 0% of your GDA of the reference intake* Typical values per 100ml: Energy 268kJ/63kcal

10. Fever Tree Ginger Beer

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.69 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Spring Water, Cane Sugar, Ginger Root, Natural Flavour, Acid: Tartaric Acid, Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Fevertree Limited, Unit 38-39, Chelsea Wharf, 15 Lots Road, London, SW10 0QJ, UK.
Description: Premium Ginger Beer A naturally brewed product that contains a unique blend of the finest gingers, subtle botanical flavours and spring water. Not too sweet on the palate and with a deep long lasting ginger character. Pack Size: 500ml Made with natural gingers No artificial sweeteners, flavourings or preservatives

11. Shloer Celebration Pink Fizz

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Grape Juice from Concentrate (34%), Sugar, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Natural Flavouring, Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Shloer, A Division of Merrydown PLC, Admail 4219, Gloucester, GL3 1FD.
Description: Sparkling Rosé Pink Grape Juice Drink A fresh and fruity fizz combining the vibrant flavours of red and white grape juices. The extra sparkling soft drink perfect for any celebration. Pack Size: 750ml Liquid colour may vary due to using only natural ingredients. Closure - Natural Cork Gluten free Free from preservatives Suitable for vegetarians

12. Fentimans Traditional Ginger Beer

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.50 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Fermented Ginger Root Extract (Water, Glucose Syrup, Ginger Root, Pear Juice Concentrate, Yeast), Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Pear Juice Concentrate, Natural Flavourings (Ginger, Lemon, Capsicum), Cream of Tartar, Citric Acid, Herbal Infusions (Speedwell, Juniper, Yarrow)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Fentimans Ltd., 6 Rear Battle Hill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1BB.
Description: Slightly Sparkling Fermented Botanical Ginger Drink with Herbal Extracts Botanical Brewing is a unique process involving the milling and fermenting of the finest natural ingredients. Each drink is skilfully infused with specially selected botanicals and brewed for a minimum of 7 days. This time-honoured process delivers a full flavoured beverage of the very highest standard. This was Thomas Fentiman's original process from 1905, a process we still honour today, faithful to the originals. Fentimans - Faithful to the originals Providing quality beverages through careful brewing of natural botanicals for over 100 years Pack Size: 275ml Botanically brewed Unsurpassed taste made with the finest natural ingredients

13. Bundaberg Ginger Beer

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.49 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Sugar, Ginger Root, Natural Flavourings, Citric Acid, Yeast, Preservatives (E202, E211), Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Bundaberg Brewed Drinks UK Pty Ltd., Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, Horley Green House, HX3 6AS, United Kingdom.
Description: It's always cloudy in a bottle of good, old fashioned ginger beer. Hold this bottle to the light and you'll see its full of real ginger pieces, brewed to a genuine Bundaberg recipe to release the flavours of ginger Pack Size: 375mL Craft brewed over 3 days

14. Fentimans Traditional Dandelion And Burdock

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Fermented Ginger Root Extract (Water, Glucose Syrup, Ginger Root, Pear Juice Concentrate, Yeast), Sugar, Glucose Syrup, Pear Juice Concentrate, Caramel (E150a), Herbal Infusions (Dandelion Root, Burdock Root), Natural Flavourings
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Fentimans Ltd, 6 Rear Battle Hill, Hexham, Northumberland, England, NE46 1BB.
Description: Slightly Sparkling Fermented Botanical Dandelion & Burdock Drink with Ginger Extract and Herbal Extracts Pack Size: 750ml Gluten free Suitable for vegans

15. Sparkling Ice Black Raspberry

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.25 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Natural Black Raspberry Flavouring with other Natural Flavourings, Blackberry Juice from Concentrate (3%), Acid (Malic Acid), Black Carrot Concentrate, Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Sweetener (Sucralose), Vitamins (Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B6, Biotin, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Red Star Beverages, PO Box 2167, Belfast, BT1 9XG. Richmond Marketing, Harmony Court, Harmony Row, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Description: Black Raspberry Flavoured Sparkling Water with Sweetener. Pack Size: 500ml 12 calories With vitamins

16. Arizona Original Green Tea With Honey

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.19 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Sugar, Honey (0, 18%), Green Tea Extract (0, 14%), Natural Flavouring, Antioxidant: Ascorbic Acid, Acid: Citric Acid, Ginseng Flavouring
Country of Origin: The Netherlands
Manufacturer: AriZona Europe Cooperatiel U.A., Barbara Strozzilaan 201, 1083HN Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Description: Green Tea with honey Pack Size: 500ml No artificial preservatives or colour Only with natural flavour Kosher

17. Lorina Sparkling Sicilian Lemonade

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.89 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Sugar, Concentrated Lemon Juice (10%), Natural Lemon and Citrus Flavour, Antioxidant: Potassium Disulfite, Preservative: Sodium Benzoate, Stabiliser: Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosins
Country of Origin: France
Manufacturer: Geyer Frères, (57670 Munster).
Description: Sparkling soft drink with natural lemon and citrus flavour The Delicate Taste of Tradition and Know-How Lorina is made of : Water from the Vosges mountains Natural flavour A touch of high quality sugar Pack Size: 750ml Sparkling beverage

18. This Juicy Water Lemon And Lime

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.29 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Spring Water 80%, Pure Squeezed Juices (1 Lemon, 1 Lime) 12%, Sugar
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Juicy Water, 342 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5BU.
Description: Juicy details Juicy Water Lemons and Limes juice drink is our refreshing take on a classic cloudy lemonade. It's a boldly tangy and delicious blend of spring water and lemon and lime juice. - Never from concentrate - No artificial sweeteners - No added flavourings or preservatives We donate 10% of our profits to charity, funding projects which feed hungry people all over the world. Pack Size: 420ml

19. Giacobazzi Red Grape Juice

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Red Grape Juice (95%), Water, Carbon Dioxide
Country of Origin: Italy
Manufacturer: Giacobazzi A. & Figli S.R.L., Modena (MO), Italy.
Description: A delicious, non-alcoholic, sparkling drink made from freshly pressed grapes. It contains no added sugar or concentrates and no artificial colouring or flavouring. It is ideal for parties and family gatherings. Pack Size: 750ml Non alcoholic Selected Italian grapes No sugar added - contains naturally occurring sugars No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives No sugar added

20. Zeo Mixed Berries

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Carbonated Spring Water, Sugar, Natural Flavourings, Colouring Food (concentrate of Blackcurrant, Carrot), Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Sweetener: Steviol Glycosides, Stabiliser: Pectin
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: BM Freedrinks Ltd, London, WC1N 3XX.
Description: Soft Drink. facebook.com/drinkzeo twitter@drinkzeo Zeo is a sparkling fruit flavoured soft drink with sugars and sweetener from natural sources. Uniquely blended using only natural ingredients and botanicals to give a crisp refreshing taste. Pack Size: 750ml Naturally sourced ingredients All natural ingredients Low sugar Low sugar

21. Snapple Kiwi And Strawberry Still Fruit Drink

What to Look for:
Price: Around £1.50 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water, Fruit Juices from Concentrates 12% (Apple 9.8%, Grape 1.4%, Kiwi 0.4%, Strawberry 0.4%), Sugar, Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Acid (Citric Acid), Natural Fruits Flavourings, Fruit Concentrates (Aronia, Elderberry)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: A.G. Barr p.l.c., Glasgow, G68 9HD, UK.
Description: You may also enjoy further flavours from our range: Fruit Punch Bunch, Blushing Snapple Apple, Heavenly Lemonade, Mango Madness, Rockin' Raspberry Cranberry Pack Size: 473ml Kiwi meets berry Born in New York made for everyone

22. Vita Coco Natural Coconut Water

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.50 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Coconut Water (99%), Natural Fruit Sugar (1%), Vitamin C
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Manufacturer: Vita Coco, 38 W 21st, 11th floor New York, NY 10010
Description: Contains natural ingredients, taste and colour may vary. Never, ever, ever from concentrate As natural as natural gets Born in Brazil Like sticking a straw in a coconut A great source of potassium (we're not monkeying around) No fat (means bikini friendly) Gluten and dairy free Suitable for vegetarians Kosher A great source of potassium No fat

23. Cawston Press Apple And Rhubarb Juice

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: 90% Pressed Apple Juice with 10% Pressed Rhubarb Juice, Vitamin C
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Cawston Press, 5 Beech Court, Wokingham Road, Hurst, Berkshire, RG10 0RQ.
Description: Our deliciously cloudy juice is made by blending the best-tasting apples with the finest rhubarb We know our apples so we only pick the best-tasting varieties we promptly press them at the pack of their ripeness to create our beautifully balanced, award-winning blends which we gently pasteurise before pouring into these special cartons, sealing in the goodness for you to enjoy fresh as the day they were pressed Pack Size: 1Litre Each 200ml glass contains: Calories 92 5%, Sugars** 18.4g 20%, Fat 0.1g <1%, Saturates 0g 0%, Salt 0g 0% of an adults guideline daily amount **Naturally occurring sugar from fruit Tetra Prisma® Aseptic Tetra Pak www.tetrapak.com Great taste gold 2010 Picked & pressed Not from concentrate 10 whole apples are pressed into every carton 1 of your 5 a day No added sugar No sweeteners, colourings or preservatives No added sugar

24. Pukka Organic Night Time

What to Look for:
Price: Around £2.00 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Oat Flowering Tops (30%), Licorice Root, Chamomile Flower, Lavender Flower (14%), Limeflower (10%), Valerian Root, Green Rama Tulsi Leaf
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Pukka Herbs Ltd, Bristol, BS14 0BY.
Description: 20 Herbal Tea Sachets Naturally made, with care This lovely design is printed with vegetable ink on card from renewable sources and is recyclable; the string on each bag is organic; and because we don't staple our bags, they're wildlife friendly to compost. Add to that 100% non GM ingredients, and you have incredible tasting tea that's good for you, as well as the planet. 1% for the Planet Join our journey of wellbeing at pukkaherbs.com Peace in a teacup Now is not the time for words. Let the hush replace the chatter as you fall into a restful calm: a sleepy crush of oat flower, soothing lavender, and silky-sweet limeflower. One cup and the path to sleep is clear - so give in... let the rest begin. Sweet dreams. Sebastian Pole Master Herbsmith Good news for a night in. As days darker and shadows lengthen, let organic herbs awaken your inner glow. The zing of ginseng, the greenest green tea, the radiance of golden turmeric. These are herbs to help you get up and glow. Pack Size: 20g A dreamy bed of organic oat flower, lavender & limeflower Great taste 2014 100% organically grown ingredients Naturally caffeine-free and ethically sourced Kosher

25. Evian Natural Mineral Water

What to Look for:
Price: Around £3.98 at Tesco.
Ingredients: Water
Country of Origin: France
Manufacturer: Danone Waters, PO Box 4361, Trowbridge, BA14 4DR.
Decription: On its 15-year journey through the French Alps, evian® Natural Mineral Water slowly but surely acquires a unique mineral balance. Its low sodium content and balanced mineral composition make it well suited for every member of the family. Bottled at the source, evian® remains completely untouched by man throughout the process, so you can enjoy its naturally pure and refreshing taste anywhere, any time.

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