Belgium to brew first non-alcoholic 'abbey beer'

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  1. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,037) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/20...rst-zero-alcohol-abbey-beer-attitudes-change/
     
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  2. zid

    zid Savant (931) Feb 15, 2010 New York

    I’d try a Leffe that went through “de-alcoholisation.”
     
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  3. Squire

    Squire Poo-Bah (2,073) Jul 16, 2015 Mississippi
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    I've got my own system for removing alcohol from beer and draining off the excess water.
     
  4. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (5,682) Sep 24, 2007 Washington
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    I'd want to, for science of course, but not giving Inbev any coin. And, I really miss Leffe.
     
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  5. rudiecantfail

    rudiecantfail Zealot (510) Aug 9, 2011 Pennsylvania

    From the article:

    "Ab InBev said that 20 percent of the world’s beer production volume will be non-alcoholic or low alcoholic by 2025."

    I've got good money that says that won't happen. Unless they mean that anything below 5.0% qualifies as "low alcoholic".
     
  6. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,362) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    Worldwide, they're already at 8% according to Brito.

    Labeling regulations vary by country, but in the US:
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