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Low and No Alcohol ‘Spirits’ - A Suitable Substitute

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Low and No Alcohol ‘Spirits’ - A Suitable Substitute
Low and No alcohol alternatives are becoming popular in the drinks industry. People abstaining from alcohol consumption are still keen to experience the sensations alcohol offers. They want to enjoy expertly crafted products, dive into complex flavours and botanical mixes, but without the effects of alcohol.

What Are Shrubs?

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What Are Shrubs?

Shrubs vs. Drinking Vinegars Shrubs are drinks with an interesting history. They are a type of acidulated beverage, which means some sort of acid is added to a spirit, usually citrus like lemon and lime, or vinegar. So, technically there are two types of shrub, both very closely related. The latter makes a type of shrub otherwise known as ‘drinking vinegars’. The former has been around since the 15th century, descending from medicinal cordials first made by Italian Apothecaries during the Renaissance. Because distilling was becoming well refined during that period, cordials were alcohol-based and contained various herbs and spices...

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