7 low-ABV and nonalcoholic beers and hop beverages to try now
Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. Hop Water
Urban Chestnut’s Hop Water line has expanded since its 2019 debut and now includes a broad-spectrum CBD-infused option in addition to grapefruit, ginger and original flavors.
Four-pack: $6 to $12. Urban Chestnut Brewing Co., 4465 Manchester Ave.; 3229 Washington Ave., St. Louis; 314.222.0143, urbanchestnut.com
Main & Mill Brewing Co. Green Chile Ale
Main & Mill's sharp, 4% ABV blonde ale infused with fresh Anaheim and serrano chiles is a shining example of how sessionable beers don’t have to sacrifice on flavor and experience.
Six-pack: $10. Main & Mill Brewing Co., 240 E. Main St., Festus, 636.543.3031, mainandmill.com
2nd Shift Brewing Lucy Lager
Light, smooth and featuring an extremely cute pup on its label (2nd Shift’s own Lucy the basset hound), Lucy Lager clocks in just 3.8% ABV, making it form-fit for a day on the patio.
Four-pack: $11. Southside Wine and Spirits, 4920 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, 314.779.6294, southsidewineandspirits.com
Anheuser-Busch Budweiser Zero
Here’s to the old dog’s new tricks. Anheuser-Busch’s remix of America’s most popular Pilsner is a sure sign that non-alcoholic beer is here to stay.
12-pack: $12. Randall’s Wines & Spirits, multiple locations, shoprandalls.com
4 Hands Brewing Co. Ultraviolet Session Sour
This easy-drinking ale is as light and bright as its name suggests, with a tartness that doesn’t overpower the beer. It’s a limited release, so grab a pack while you can.
Four-pack: $10. The Wine and Cheese Place, multiple locations, wineandcheeseplace.com
Heavy Riff Brewing Co. Love Gun
Heavy Riff’s vanilla-forward cream ale balances its soft body with a light crispness and registers only 4.6% on the ABV scale. Its taste will satisfy the cream soda lover in all of us.
Four-pack: $9. Heavy Riff Brewing Co., 6413 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, heavyriffbrewing.com
WellBeing Brewing Co. Victory Wheat
If you’re looking for a post-gym beer, look no further then this citrusy, NA wheat beer that’s loaded with electrolytes and brewed with orange zest.
Four-pack: $11. WellBeing Brewing Co., wellbeingbrewing.com
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