Rise in bars stocking 0% ABV beers as drinkers go for them by lifestyle choice rather than necessityDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns so they could be washed and refilled again as quickly as possible. A bottle shortage swept the country due to the rate at which beer was being consumed to quench the overheated nation’s thirst.But it wasn’t the demand for their classic range of beers that surprised the brewery bosses most, rather the rate at which its alcohol-free varieties were being drunk. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/14/germans-thirsty-for-alcohol-free-beer-as-brewers-boost-taste
Author : Kate Connolly in Stralsund
Publish date : 2019-06-14 13:03:16
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