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    Equator Beer

    I saw these in the new SW mag. 0% alcohol and 0 calories, means that it's free on all plans. Off to tesco now to get some, will let you know what it's like.

    My OH is very excited to try it haha

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    Sounds like water to me! 0% alcohol 'beer'? What next? Chocolate-free chocolate?

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    Haha if they made syn free chocolate i'd be giving that a try too =P

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    I can say that it is actually pretty awesome haha. My OH is dead chuffed that he can feel like he's having a bevvie again with no worries =)
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    Not a bad alternative to beer

    Just tried this for the first time tonight, saw it in the new mag and bought a 4 pack from Tesco today.

    It's called Equator beer flavour drink and it's 0% alcohol and 0 Calories making it 0 syns.

    Taste is actually pretty good, probably the best alcohol free beer I've tried with the huge bonus of it being syn free, this will hopefully get me some way through barbecue season when I ten to drink a lot of cold ones at the weekends, I won't feel like an outcast for not drinking.

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    Ooooh, this sounds interesting. I'm missing alcohol a little bit at the moment (not allowed due to medication) and this might be the answer. I'm also wondering what it would be like to cook with, I have a lovely recipe for slow-cooked ham and beans that uses beer and I've not made it since starting SW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaze View Post
    Ooooh, this sounds interesting. I'm missing alcohol a little bit at the moment (not allowed due to medication) and this might be the answer. I'm also wondering what it would be like to cook with, I have a lovely recipe for slow-cooked ham and beans that uses beer and I've not made it since starting SW.
    Definitely worth a try, the flavour is right, make sure you let us know how it goes

    Just cracked my 2nd bottle, really feels like a treat lol

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    oh wow this will be a god send to me!

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    This looks brill. I'm going to to n get some tomorrow. Ive only been doing SW for a couple of weeks ( lost 6lb ) but I'm really missing a beer. Thanks

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    I got these today as well! They are definitely the closest to actual beer I've had. My OH approves also and is glad he can feel like he's having beer again without worry.

    I also can't wait to try it in cooking, especially adding it to chilli, as before SW I always used to add a bottle of beer or cider before slow cooking it =)

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    Looking forward to trying this too!! I'm not bothered about the alcohol anyway. Nothing like an ice cold beer on a warm day, and now I can do it syn free, woohoo!

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    How much are they?? And are they in the alcohol aisles???

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    Equator 0.00% 330Ml - Groceries - Tesco Groceries

    found this on the tesco groceries...........sounds yummy

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrstore
    How much are they?? And are they in the alcohol aisles???
    They're 2.99 for a 4 pack and they're in the alochol section of Tescos =)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MidnightPrincess

    They're 2.99 for a 4 pack and they're in the alochol section of Tescos =)
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