How to stock a non-alcoholic bar at home, according to an expert mixologist

Whether you’re having a dry month, moderating your alcohol, wanting to be a more inclusive host or just want to dip your toe into the increasing non-alcoholic spirits trend, now is a great time to refresh your home bar to make it more interesting and exciting. According to mixologist Joe Mthimkhulu (Barman Joe), Lyre’s South Africa Brand Ambassador, the sober curious movement is driven by an increased need to moderate alcohol consumption and a thirst for interesting drinking experiences for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. “There have always been people who choose not to drink or who want low alcoholic drinks but with the surge in popularity of non-alcoholic offerings there are so many options available that you can have a drink that tastes just as good as its alcoholic counterpart,” he says. “Much like a proper home bar stocked with a variety of alcohol, all you need for a great alcohol-free home bar is a combination of a range of non-alcoholic products, some nifty tools, a little experimentation and a lot of imagination.” He says that non-alcoholic cocktails are typically a combination of non-alcoholic spirits, fruits, bitters and herbs. “You’re only limited by your imagination,” he explains. “Crafting no or … Continue reading How to stock a non-alcoholic bar at home, according to an expert mixologist