Alcohol-free Asahi beer


DrinkAsahi 0.0%
Type – non-alcoholic lager
Alcohol content – 0.0%
Rating– 79/100
Review – Alcohol-free Asahi beer is just like the alcoholic version – crisp, refreshing and perfect for a summer’s evening. This is definitely a non-alcoholic lager that I’ll keep coming back to. Recommended.

Asahi beer has always been one of my favourite drinks so I was excited when I saw that Asahi had created an alcohol-free version of this ‘dry’ beer – called Asahi 0.0%

If you aren’t familiar with the Asahi brand it is a Japanese beer that has been around since the 1980’s and has become a popular beer across the globe. Thanks to its refreshing, bittersweet crisp flavours this is the perfect beer to accompany an Asian meal (I had mine with some sushi).

Also worth noting that Asahi recently won the coveted gold award at the World Alcohol-Free Awards 2023. This is particularly impressive as there are some harsh judges from all over the world and across a multitude of sectors.

So the question arises … is this award-winning alcohol-free Asahi as good as the alcoholic one? Well, you’ll just need to read the review below to find out.

drinking alcohol-free asahi

Is alcohol-free Asahi any good?


Good news. This non-alcoholic version of Asahi hits the mark. If you enjoy a dry and crisp beer, easily drinkable, and leaves you wanting another then you won’t go wrong with this alcohol-free Asahi. Just like the alcoholic version there are bitter hop flavours and decent carbonation. There isn’t the ‘edge’ you get with the alcoholic beer but it is still pretty tasty.  

Aroma & Appearance

This beer certainly shares similarities with the alcoholic version, especially with the aroma – expect pungent hop smells and sweeter malt aromas. In the glass, it pours with a light amber look and a decent frothy head. 

Bonus points

Although alcohol-free Asahi is not gluten-free it is vegan-friendly. It also contains zero alcohol which is great for those who want to avoid alcohol entirely. With regards to availability, it is becoming easier to find, especially in supermarkets however you can also pick Asahi up at specialists too.

Buy Alcohol-free Asahi

At the time of writing, you can buy this non-alcoholic ale from quite a few supermarkets as well as online specialist sites. 

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COST (at time of publication) – £1.79


asahi beer
Key information

– per 100ml

Type – beer

Brewery  – Asahi

Country – Japan

Alcohol content – 0.0%

Calories – 25

Ingredients – Water, Barley malt, Corn grits, Hops, Corn Starch, Natural Flavours

Vegan friendly? – yes

Gluten-free? – no

Availability UK/ EU – medium

Availability US/ CAN – hard


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