Craft brewing giant BrewDog has announced its first completely alcohol-free drinks festival, AF Fest, which will take place at a secret London location in January.
Following the success of its alcohol-free version of the flagship Punk IPA, called Punk AF, the Scottish brewery is hosting its inaugural alcohol-free festival to prove that a lack of booze doesn’t need to mean a lack in flavour or enjoyment.
Taking place on Saturday 11th January, it has those doing the Dry January challenge - a whole month with no alcohol - particularly in mind. It will take place between 12pm and 11:30pm.
BrewDog has a number of alcohol-free beers including Raspberry Blitz - with more on the way soon - but other breweries will also be taking part. They include Mikkeller, Lucky Saint, Thornbridge, Big Drop and Nirvana - some of which are dedicated to alcohol-free beer.
“When better than the middle of January to get stuck into some alcohol-free beers? We think that people will be genuinely surprised by the range and depth of choice that’s now available,” said Nick Heath of Big Drop.
It’s not just for beer either, as there will be plenty of other alcohol-free drinks from the likes of Three Spirit, Everleaf and Thomson & Scott Noughty. We’ve featured some in our best non-alcohol spirits
As well as a range of drinks to taste, AF Fest will include hosted talks, tutored tasting sessions and a chance to meet the brewers and producers.