Big Drop Brewing Co
Big Drop Brewing was launched in 2016 with a mission to create an alcohol-free craft beer that doesn’t require alcohol removal. With an array of awards under their belt, including ‘World’s Best’ in the Low Alc Pale category at the 2020 World Beer Awards, Big Drop use over 20 specialty grains across their range to create their range of non-alcoholic beers that don’t compromise on taste.
When did Big Drop Brewing Co. Launch?
The Big Drop Brewing Co launched in October 2016, the brand was started with two friends who wanted to create a range of non-alcoholic beers that had the same flavour profiles as the regular classic and craft beers. Changes in both founder's lifestyles meant they decided to reduced their alcohol intake but they still wanted to enjoy the crisp, refreshing taste of a good beer. They focused their attention on creating Big Drop and soon realised the growing market for great tasting beer without the alcohol.
Who are the people behind the Big Drop Brewing Co.?
The Big Drop team includes the brand founders Rob Fink and James Kindred. Rob was a lawyer and James was a designer/entrepreneur. They’d known each other since school and were a perfect beer making match. They’ve since joined forces with renowned experimental brewer Johnny Clayton. Johnny is known for his innovative brewing methods and his unparalleled flavour sensations when it comes to perfecting the flavour profile of non-alcoholic craft beer.
Which Awards have Big Drop won in the non-alc beer industry?
The Big Drop beer brand has won many awards including the 2020 World Beer Awards, with their Pine Trail Pale Ale and Galactic Milk Stout winning World Best in each of their categories. In 2019 their Brown Ale took out a World’s Best title in the World Beer Awards and their Stout won Gold in the Non-alcoholic Stout category at the US Open Beer Championship. In 2018 Big Drop was named one of three Best Drinks Producers at the BBC Food and Farming Awards. In 2017 they also won the Best Business Innovation award from The Society of Independent Brewers.
Which Big Drop Brewing Co. non-alcoholic beers are available in Australia?
All Four of the Big Drop beers are available here at Sans Drinks, including the Pine Trail Pale Ale which is a non-alcoholic Pale Ale made with Magnum, Mosaic and Amarillo hops and has a floral aroma and hints of citrus fruits taste that’s so bloody fresh it hurts; the Uptown Craft Lager is a craft style non-alcoholic Lager made with Hallertau Hersbrucker and Magnum hops, it has a light herbal aroma with hints of caramel, spice and zesty orange; The Big Drop Milk Stout has been hailed as one of the best non-alcoholic Stout Beers on the market made with cocoa nibs and has a rich and dark aroma with hints of dark chocolate and coffee, the Big Drop Paradiso IPA is a non-alcoholic IPA that is dry-hopped with hints of tropical fruits including mango and grapefruit with malty undertones. All of the beers are all natural and low in gluten.