I stopped drinking alcohol about 4 years ago when I suddenly started getting crazy sinus headaches when I drank. It was really tough at first, but then the zero proof beverage market exploded and I suddenly have *so many* options.
Every couple of months, I do a big order and try new bottles. Below, I'll list some of my favorite recipes, as well as brands for you to try if you're curious about going zero ABV or low ABV. Gone are the days of just bubbly water in fancy glasses - the dry beverage world has evolved!
2 oz Ritual Tequila
1/2 oz Lime Juice
4 oz Grapefruit Juice
I'm a bit of a tough one when it comes to having a home bar, because I like multiple types of drinks. In the summer I definitely lean towards the gin or tequila based drinks, while in the winter I prefer more of the whiskey drinks. I've been working on "curating" my bar since 2020 with *some* success... but really the market is shifting and growing so rapidly that every new bottle that I try is fun and interesting. I have found a few things that I will always have in my bar:
I've tried quite a few things that are on the market, but the above are the bottles which I want to drink regularly, or make a great base for a variety of mixed drinks.
Give these a try and let me know which one was your favorite!