Non Alcoholic Spirits a Revolution in Making
Posted: Nov 18, 2020
Ever since alcohol entered human lifestyle, it has been a subject of much discussion and debate. Though popular all over the World some countries banned it on ideological grounds and some brought in prohibition periodically. The ban has faced much flak and illegal distribution and consumption is prominent in these places. Hence rational consumption is the best way to go about as far as the drink that cheers is concerned.
Colas and fruit juices are too plebeian and do not find a spirited place in star studded and formal events. This was disadvantageous for non drinkers or abstainers who missed the gist of the function and could only enjoy the meals. Non alcoholic beverages changed all that and abstainers too could hold a cheerful glass in hand and be part of the crowd.
Non Alcoholic Spirits as Maarit of Lahhentagge Distillary in Estonia explained are spirits devoid of alcohol but yet retain the flavor. This segment has been grand success and a ready market waits for entrepreneurs and boutique distilleries. Flaneur and Flanuese developed by Maarit are non alcoholic drinks from Saaremaa in Estonia. The former is an IWSC Award winner while the latter is a recent introduction.
These drinks are akin to beverages but differ in a way since botanicals that power the liquors like gin are part of the distillation process. Hence you get a perfect gin flavor without the alcohol which has been reduced post distillation or not at all generated during the process. In some produce extremely minute amount of alcohol may remain less enough to qualify as non alco. The success has lead to the creation of a revolution and the upward surge in demand is leading to great sales and remarkable success stories.
These drinks or beverages are also part of the cocktail circuit as they are included in many recipes. Some popular cocktails are emerging containing these master blends usually are base. But being strong in flavor and extremely palatable they are also considered as stand alone drinks and are much favored by the young consumers. The experience accorded by temperance beverages is exciting, tongue tingling and robust.
Produce like Flaneur and Flanuese are much in advantageous position since they subscribe to huge segment of teetotalers. Having key ingredients such as juniper and similar botanicals they are hence classified as temperance drinks very much similar to the taste and aroma of gin.
The segment is being flooded with spirits that replicate flavors of liquors like gin, whisky and vodka. Of this gin flavored drinks are more popular and come very close to imitating the alcoholic produce. The botanicals accord taste and aroma which are the experience behind distilled liquors. This is experienced more so with delicately blended craft gin spirit from boutique distilleries.. This is the case with non alcoholic imitation as well and one has to consume to believe.
The perfect balanced and exciting flavors of Flaneur have lead to an IWSC Award which is a globally recognized body. With increasing popularity the market share is growing at fast pace auguring a bright future for the industry.
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