10 of the best non-alcoholic beers for 2024
The top 10 non-alcoholic beers have been identified in a new list outlining which 0% ABV brews are worth trying in 2024.
Starting at number 10 and counting down, the analysts at the investment advisors Insider Monkey drew from their report of the ‘20 best non-alcoholic beers to try in Dry January’. Here are the results, counting down to the number one best non-alcoholic beer of all.
10. Bravus Oatmeal Dark
Boasting hints of chocolate, caramel and roasted coffee, this non-alcoholic beer is extremely smooth and also claimed the Silver Medal at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival.
9. Athletic Brewing Lite
Athletic Lite is said to be crisp and light. A classically simple zero ABV beer that has been crafted with “25 calories, 5 carbs, and 0 hangover”.
8. Athletic Brewing Upside Dawn Golden Ale
Noted for being a refreshing, clean, and balanced blonde ale made with B10 certified Vienna malt accompanied by English and US hops.
7. Suntory All-Free
This Japanese brew is purportedly the ideal, alcohol-free option for a wide range of occasions. All-Free is said to stand out in the market because of its triple zero features. Namely, zero alcohol, zero calories, and zero sugar.
6. Athletic Brewing Free Wave IPA
This IPA is loaded with Amarillo, Citra, and Mosaic hops and has grown and grown in popularity over the course of the past year.
5. Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Alkoholfrei
Positioned as a guilt-free non-alcoholic wheat beer brewed using a technique created at the Weihenstephan Brewing University.
4. Heineken 0.0
First introduced in 2017, the 0.0 is said to be responsible for 7% of the overall sales for the Heineken brand, posting US$83.6 million in sales in 2022.
3. Brooklyn Special Effects Hoppy Amber
Brooklyn Brewery has said that it uses a special fermentation method that develops the flavours, aromas, and character of beer without the alcohol. Add to this its generous dry hopping and the result is a lively hoppy beer with a clean finish.
2. Guinness 0.0
The brewing process starts just as it always has, but with 0.0 the alcohol is gently removed through a cold filtration method, thus preserving its natural flavour. First launched in late 2020 in Ireland and the UK the following year, Diageo then introduced Guinness 0.0 in the US in 2022.
1. Athletic Brewing Run Wild IPA
Pegged as the ultimate sessionable IPA for craft beer lovers, Run Wild has been brewed with a blend of five northwest hops and is only 65 calories. In America, off-trade sales of Athletic brews are up over 92% over the last year, making Run Wild IPA essentially the best-selling alcohol-free craft beer Stateside.