Brussels Beer Project Pico Bello Hazy Alcohol-Free IPA (0.3% ABV)
Brewed 100% naturally, with a contemporary style, A special yeast strain was used, which creates fruity esters and minimal alcohol .
Lowering the alcohol level of an existent beer was out of the question for BPB, they designed a new beer that meets the challenge of a craft beer without alcohol. Pico Bello is a hazy sour IPA with fruity aromas, a touch of bitterness and a welcome acidity that breaks with the sweet alcohol-free beers produced by traditional brewers.
How is this product Vegan Friendly?
The drink is free from any animal products or derivatives. In addition the bottle, label and glue is also free from animal products.
How is this low sugar and what about the carbs?
As defined by governmental guidelines ow sugar means the drink contains less than 2.5g of sugar per 100mls. Products with a higher sugar content cause a spike in insulin and we react by storing more carbs as fat. You may also notice that although lower in sugar there is some carbs, this is usually more complex forms of sugar such as starches and fibre and the body uses these for energy.
Alcohol Free Beers are made just like the alcoholic ones with water, yeast, hops and barley. Some are brewed to a lower ABV and some have the alcohol removed through various techniques. Across Europe beers below 0.5% ABV are classed as alcohol free. In the UK drinks that are between 0.05% and 0.5% ABV are classed as non-alcoholic.