Insel-Brauerei Snorkeler's Sea Salt non-alcoholic IPA (0.5% ABV)
In the glass the IPA presents a beautiful amber tone with a white foam crown, the aroma of citrus and a fresh sea breeze fill the nose. The soft, fresh fruity aftertaste with a slight bitterness makes the mouth water. The salt note becomes evident at the end of the first sip and this salt tang builds with every subsequent sip. To sum up, Snorkeler’s Sea Salt IPA’s sparkling, fruity and bitter components perfectly complement each other but it is Insel’s master stroke of adding Baltic Sea salt that makes this beer such a very special experience.
Insel-Brauerei’s new, innovative brewing method for non-alcoholic beers convinced the international jury of the
World Beer Awards right down the line. "The secret lies in the composition of the individual elements - fermentation carbonic dioxide, derived from the respective beer, fresh distillation at low temperatures and bottle conditioning," says brewery founder Markus Berberich. "This results in the genuine, unadulterated beer taste
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.