Alcohol-free Cobra review

When I think of Cobra I think of my favourite Indian curry, a Rogan Josh, as it normally accompanies it (in fact almost 50% of licensed Indian restaurants serve Cobra in the UK). So I was excited when I came across this alcohol-free Cobra and of course, had high expectations.

If you’re not a frequent visitor to Indian restaurants or haven’t yet come across Cobra Beer it’s a brewery in the UK founded in 1989 by Karan Bilimoria who found beer in the UK too carbonated and bloating so went on to create one that was lighter and more refreshing. Since its creation, it’s gone on to be a fan favourite and is now majority owned by Molson Coors. Recently they launched a non-alcoholic Cobra review which I reviewed today.

So does this Cobra beer stack up with its alcoholic sibling? Well, you’ll just need to read my review below to find out.

drinking alcohol free cobra

Is alcohol-free Cobra any good?


This beer isn’t great especially if you stack it up against other alcohol-free beers or the original cobra beer itself. The thing I found off-putting was that it was too sweet without much body. Compared to an alcoholic Cobra there is some bite to it, whereas this feels like Cobra Berewery has just wanted to get a product out to cater to the masses. 

Aroma & Appearance

The aroma isn’t too bad and you get some mild hops scents coming from the bottle. In the glass, you can see it has a light amber look with a low frothy head.

Bonus points

Non-alcoholic Cobra isn’t suitable for gluten-free drinkers but is vegan-friendly. Availability-wise if you are in the UK you can find Cobra Zero at a number of supermarkets or specialist sites. 

Buy Alcohol-free Cobra

At the time of writing, you can buy this non-alcoholic cider from Asda or the online specialist site below. 

uk customers

wise bartender logo
Wise Bartender is a very well-respected alcohol-free retailer with a great selection of booze-free drinks and an easy-to-use site.

COST (at time of publication) – £1.99


cobra zero
Key information

– per 100ml

Type – lager

Brewer Cobra beer

Country – UK

Alcohol content – 0.0%

Calories – 24

Ingredients – Water, Barley Malt, Glucose Syrup, Hop Extract, Natural Flavouring, Acidifier, Citric Acid

Vegan friendly? – yes

Gluten-free? – no

Availability UK/ EU – medium

Availability US/ CAN – very hard


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