Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to alcohol; nonalcoholic.
  • n. A chemical compound that is not an alcohol.

Etymologies

non- +‎ alcohol (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Grupo Mahou-San Miguel, Spain's largest beer maker, spends about 20% of its marketing budget on nonalcohol beers, up from 10%–15% in 2005, says Javier Herrero-Velarde , the company's marketing director.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Spanish brewers regularly advertise nonalcohol beer on television, at bus stops and on billboards.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Today, bars here commonly have nonalcohol beer on tap, and just about every restaurant carries it.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Nonalcohol beer gained visibility on Spain's shelves in the 1980s and then took off about a decade ago, around when the government and brewers started advertising campaigns to curb drunk driving by reminding people about nonalcohol beer.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • The country is the world's biggest per-capita consumer of nonalcohol beer, with sales of 5.8 liters a person last year, according to Euromonitor.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Spaniards typically start to drink nonalcohol beer in their mid-30s.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • About 13% of the beer consumed here is nonalcohol, according to the Brewers of Spain trade group.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • And nonalcohol beer is still a small segment in the West, accounting for under 2% of all beer consumption in most markets.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • Brewers are hoping to attract younger consumers by focusing more on nonalcohol beers with flavors, such as lemon and apple.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • In addition to rolling out new varieties of nonalcohol beer, Carlsberg this year reformulated its Holsten Alkoholfrei nonalcohol beer in Germany so it tastes more like a traditional brew and introduced two flavors—orange-hibiscus and apple-green tea—of its Beo nonalcohol drink brewed like a beer and mixed with fruit juice.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

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