We’re seeing more and more dark spirits come to market, including some great alcohol-free rum options. When customers visit us at the Club Soda Alcohol-Free Off-License, we like to take them on a tasting journey. We chat about what they previously enjoyed drinking, and then guide them through sampling to help them find their favourite alternative. Here is our alcohol-free rum journey. Whether you like your rum dark and neat, or spiced and sweet, we’ll help you find your perfect serve. Our Off-License will be open until March 27th 2022, but keep your eyes peeled for more exciting opportunities to meet with our team and learn about the fantastic range of alcohol-free drinks available.
Lyre’s Dark Cane
This dark rum alternative is full-flavoured and bursting with caramel, fudge, fig, and toasted nut character. It boasts a long finish with notes of maple and vanilla. Try pairing with your favorite mixer, or add premium ginger beer, vanilla, and fresh lime for the ultimate Dark ’n’ Spicy. Or shake it up with Lyre’s White Cane, Lyre’s Orange Sec, almond, and fresh lime for a guilt-free Lyre’s Mai Tai. Order it here from Amazon.
Clean R is an alcohol-free rum-inspired Spiced Caribbean Rum. With warming spice, golden caramel, and cayenne pepper, this flavourful Jamaican-inspired rum is mixed with a secret blend of spices. Enjoy with your favourite cola or ginger ale and a squeeze of fresh lime. Buy it from Wise Bartender or Amazon.
Strykk Not R*M
This alcohol-free alternative to spiced rum is blended with raisin, oakwood, and vanilla to create an authentic flavour. Enjoy this with your favourite cola, or get adventurous and mix up a Mojito or a Cuba Libre. This contains no sugar or artificial flavours. Buy it from Wise Bartender or Amazon.
Lyre’s Spiced Cane
This spiced rum alternative has high notes of caramel, molasses, and toasted nuts. It’s enhanced by a bold finish of classic, spiced vanilla. Add your favourite premium mixer and fresh lime for a refreshing highball-style drink. Or shake with Lyre’s Coffee Originale, cold drip coffee, and vanilla for a modern twist on an Espresso Martini. Grab it from Wise Bartender or Amazon.
Anon Spiced Cane
You can enjoy this spiced rum alternative neat, or use it with your preferred mixer or for cocktails. This has notes of lemon, vanilla, cinnamon, and ginger, and has a gentle warming quality. This alcohol-free rum is available from Amazon or direct from Anon.
Fluère Spiced Cane
This is made using sugar cane from the Dominican Republic and has a darker flavour profile than some of the other spiced rum alternatives. Expect notes of milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, and coffee. Enjoy this over ice with cola or ginger beer and a squeeze of fresh lime. Find it on Amazon or order directly from Fluère.
Caleño Dark & Spicy
A distilled golden and spicy blend. A rich blend of pineapple, coconut, ginger, black cardamom, vanilla, kola nut, and lime. Combine 50ml with 200ml of your favourite tonic and garnish with an Inca berry. Order yours from Wise Bartender or Amazon.
Lyre’s White Cane Syrup
Oak and sugar cane provides the perfect base for marzipan, orange, and coconut flavours. A little peppery finish dries the palate without overwhelming it. Mix with fresh lime, mint, and a dash of soda water for a Lyre’s Mojito. Or, shake it with fresh lime to create a Lyre’s Classic Daiquiri. You’ll find it over at Wise Bartender or Amazon.
The brand is inspired and named after the legend Marie Laveau (New Orleans 1801 -1881) Known as the Voodoo Queen; Spiritual healer, mystic and adviser that crossed the social & economic divide. Her legacy is still celebrated and admired by those who visit the vibrant city of New Orleans and is expressed in this smooth blend of sweet vanilla with a warm, spicy finish. This rum boasts classic spices and natural botanicals which are distilled to create an intriguing mouth feel and warm tingling taste. You can find it on Wise Bartender and Amazon.
Savyll Beverage Co produces high-quality alcohol-free cocktails that are ready to drink. From flavour to texture and aroma, they deliver an authentic and luxurious drinking experience. Their mojito is crisp, bursting with fresh mint and zesty lime juice, and sweet rum essence. Serve over crushed ice with lime wedges and fresh mint. Order from Wise Bartender or Amazon.
You may have tried spirits from ISH, and now you can enjoy their premixed drinks. This is a simple yet delicate blend of their alcohol-free rum RumISH, lime, and raw sugar. It’s a beautifully balanced sweet & sour cocktail. The Daiquiri is a short cocktail, so these cans are great for sharing. You can find it at Wise Bartender.
Husband and wife team Red and Kate Johnson were seeking alcohol-free alternatives to their favourite cocktails that were delicious, convenient and would be suitable for social occasions and drinking at home. A Mojito of rum, lime and muddled mint is the traditional Cuban cocktail. The Highball Mojito uses Agave nectar for natural sweetness, combined with tangy citrus from fresh lime, and a warm rum flavour for a long and sophisticated cocktail. Find it at Wise Bartender or Amazon.
Square Root Mojito
You can always rely on Square Root to deliver big flavour. For this alcohol-free Mojito, they’ve used a combination of black sundried limes, kaffir lime leaf, and fresh lime juice, adding raw cane sugar for an authentic flavour. For a refreshing and minty edge, they also added a 24-hour cold syrup made using fresh mint. This is great straight from the bottle, but for the perfect serve, pour over ice with more lime and fresh mint. Order from Wise Bartender or Amazon.