Why Are Non-Alcoholic Spirits So Expensive?

It seems like flavour may be one of the biggest reasons for non-alcoholic spirits being as expensive as (or even more than) their alcoholic counterparts. Although water is cheaper to work with as a base for spirits, it can’t hold flavours as well as alcohol. To compensate for the duller taste, distillers use significantly more botanicals to give it more flavour — as much as four to nine times more than their alcoholic counterparts. Read full article here


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