Frequently asked questions
What exactly is Non Alcoholic beer?
Non-alcoholic beer, like any other food or beverage, is considered to be non alcoholic if there is 0.5% alcohol or less.
Where can I find craft NA beer near me?
Non alcoholic and low alcohol beers are growing in popularity (especially outside the US) so you can typically find it at your local liquor store or grocery.
Is non-alcoholic Beer healthier than alcoholic beer?
Not only is non alcholoic beer better for you than beer with alcohol, some studies have shown it is actually just plain good for you in general.
Who can drink NA beer?
Pretty much anyone! While you should definitely consult your doctor first, technically non-alcoholic beer is about the same as drinking a kombucha or even eating a banana.
Where can I connect with more NA beer drinkers?
The pub! And hopefully Beer Without a Buzz can help bring non alcoholic beer fans together.
Can NA beer get you drunk?
Short answer: no. Because you would need to drink such a high volume of a non-alcoholic beverage in such a short amount of time it is virtually not possible to become intoxicated from drinking non alcoholic or alcohol free beer.
Do Non Alcholic beers have different ingredients than beer with alcohol?
Nope! The difference is in removing alcohol or avoiding the beer becoming alcoholic during the brewing process (and brewers have a number of ways to acheive this).
What's the deal with the names? alcohol-free, non-alcoholic, low alcohol, NA?
The reason you see a wide variety of names pretty much boils down to location and regulations.