Heineken have been making beer since the 19th century, so it's no surprise that it's one of the most recognised alcoholic beer brands in the world. In 2017, Heineken became a pioneer in the industry and launched a zero alcohol beer.
Is Heineken 0.0 really alcohol free?
What is alcohol-free beer?
For a beer to be legally marketed as 'non-alcoholic' or 'alcohol-free beer' it needs to have an ABV (Alcohol by Volume) of around 0.5 or lower (this can vary according to the State or Country). There are many different ways to create alcohol-free drinks, but the most common methods are dealcholisation and alcohol reduction/prevention processes.
How much alcohol is in Heineken 0.0?
Heineken is one of the most trusted beer brands in the world and they want to keep it that way. When they say they've created a non-alcoholic beer, they really mean it. Heineken 0.0 contains less than 0.03% alcohol.
Can you drink Heineken 0.0 while driving?
Not only can you drive after drinking Heineken, it is also suitable for pregnant and breastfeeding women (check with your doctor if you uncomfortable) and people who can't drink for religious or health related reasons.
Does Heineken 0.0 taste like real beer?
How is Heineken's non-alcoholic beer made?
Understanding how an alc-free beer is made can provide insight into the flavour, the aroma and the overall quality of the beer.
Heineken 0.0 is double brewed with the same natural ingredients as regular Heineken; water, barley malt, hop extract, and Heineken A-Yeast. Then the alcohol is gently removed via vacuum distillation.
Heineken 0.0 tasting notes and review
Heineken 0.0 has very similar qualities to regular Heineken, but it has its own unique taste that features refreshing fruity notes and a soft malty body. The combination of fruit and malt is perfectly balanced and the aroma is crisp and flavourful. The final notes are refreshingly smooth.
It's golden yellow in colour (slightly on the clear side) with a bit of soft, white foam forming when poured. The bottle is designed as per the classic Heineken style, but the cap and label are blue to ensure customers can recognise the 0.0 brand.
Does Heineken 0.0 taste like regular Heineken?
This is a Lager Beer with that classic malt beer taste and fruity notes. Here is what customers are saying:
"It tastes like beer, the flavour is consistent and refreshing. Highly recommend."
"I’m not normally a Heineken drinker however I prefer this than the “real thing”. Not bitter at all with nice malt sweetness and not overly fizzy."
"Delicious and refreshing. It tastes just like a crisp, light beer."
Where can I buy Heineken 0.0?
Find Heineken alcohol-free beer online
I've got plenty of this refreshing 0.0 alcohol beer in stock in the Sans Drinks online store along with a wide range of alc-free beer. My most popular brands include NORT beer UpFlow, Sobah, Carlton and, of course, Heineken. If there's something you'd like to try but it's not currently in my alc-free range, let me know and I'll try to order it in for you.
Which no or low alcohol beer should I buy?
If you jump into the non-alcoholic beer section, you'll find a huge array of beer from some of the best breweries in the world including some great discounted tasting bundles.
Check out the product descriptions as they'll generally let you know what each product tastes like. If you're a Lager lover, I've got an alternative. If you're a Stout fan, I've got you covered. My craft beer selection is growing by the day and my Pale Ale shelves are bursting at the seams. There really is something for everyone!