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- After trying over 150 full proof whiskeys, I decided to give my liver a break and try some non-alcoholic options.
- I compared five non-alcoholic whiskeys neat and in mocktails.
- Free Spirits and Monday were clearly the best with their pleasant complexity and balanced flavors.
I like whiskey. I’ve tried over 150 bourbons, ryes, Scotches, and more. Yet, non-alcoholic whiskey is great to have around when I want a fancy mocktail or to keep my teetotaling guests from feeling left out.
I gathered five of the best non-alcoholic whiskeys to compare their flavor to the real deal and to see if they work well in mocktails. I also enlisted the help of my wife and a non-drinking friend to get their thoughts on the mocktails. Free Spirits Spirit of Bourbon and Monday Zero Alcohol Whiskey stood out. Here’s what made them special and how the competition fared.