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Go dry this January and toast the savings with these healthier, alcohol-free tipples


HAVE you gone ‘dry’ this month?

2021 may be off to a slightly different start but many of us are still trying to stick to our resolutions.

Go dry this January and toast the savings with these healthier, alcohol-free tipples

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Go dry this January and toast the savings with these healthier, alcohol-free tipplesCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Last January saw an estimated 4.2 million Brits give up booze for the month and, with reports suggesting that five weeks’ abstinence saves around £218, this can be a big saving.

But whether you’re trying to save dosh or just be healthier, these alcohol-free tipples will save you even more — as they come without a hangover . . . 

Nab Nosecco: I love some fizz, and if you need to raise a glass of bubbly to anything in the next few weeks, you may feel a bit left out.

Thankfully, the supermarkets are chock-full of great alcohol-free swaps that don’t break the bank and taste pretty good.

The Freixenet 0.0% Alcohol-Free Sparkling Wine is currently down from £5 to £4 at Tesco.

Or nab my favourite Nosecco, now £2.75, down from £3.50, at Asda and save even more.

SAVE: £2.25

Knock up a home-made mocktail that will taste just as good

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Knock up a home-made mocktail that will taste just as goodCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Wine wouldn’t you?: What’s better than a glass of red at the end of a long day?

But if you’re dry, instead of picking up a bottle of Casillero Del Diablo Malbec, £7.50 at Sainsbury’s, pick up a bottle of their own alcohol-free red wine for just £2.75.

Plus, for rosé lovers, there’s a tasty blush version available too.

SAVE: £4.75

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Gins all round: If you love a G&T and miss the taste, you’ll be pleased to know that if you pay a visit to Holland and Barrett you can snap up a 70cl bottle of Seedlip Non-Alcoholic Spirit Garden for £12.99, down from £25.99. It’s delicious paired with ice, a slice of cucumber and your favourite tonic water.

SAVE: £13

Mojito mocktail: Don’t miss out on your favourite cocktail — knock up a home-made mocktail that will taste just as good.

For a mojito, all you need is a tablespoon of sugar, a small bunch of mint (75p for a pack at Sainsbury’s), the juice of three limes (75p for three limes at Asda) and soda water (50p for a litre bottle at Tesco).

You’ll make plenty with these ingredients and save a lot of dosh, as the price of a cocktail normally starts at £7.

SAVE: Around £5

Deal of day

The Babyliss For Men carbon-steel multi-groomer is now £30

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The Babyliss For Men carbon-steel multi-groomer is now £30

GET Zoom-call ready with the Babyliss For Men carbon-steel multi-groomer, now on offer at Tesco for £30, down from £45.

SAVE: £15

Cheap treat

English Breakfast teabags are just £2.65 for 100 at Asda

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English Breakfast teabags are just £2.65 for 100 at Asda

TWININGS English Breakfast teabags are just £2.65 for 100 at Asda, down from £5.29.

SAVE: £2.64

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Top swap

This 4kg ketlebell is £8.09 at Argos

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This 4kg ketlebell is £8.09 at Argos

WORKING out at home while the gyms stay shut? Instead of paying £8.09 for a 4kg kettlebell at argos.co.uk, buy one at B&M for a fiver. Pair with a free YouTube or Instagram workout. Now there’s no excuse . . . 

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SAVE: £3.09

Why not buy this one at B&M for just a fiver

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Why not buy this one at B&M for just a fiver

Hols from £9.50

HOLS from £9.50 are back.

With more than 150 holiday parks across the UK and Europe to choose from, there is sure to be just the break that you are looking for.

The next round begins on Saturday, January 9 – so make sure you pick up your paper.

Shop & save

The Febreze bathroom air-freshener is just £2.75

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The Febreze bathroom air-freshener is just £2.75

SMELL like a spring clean with the Febreze bathroom air-freshener twin pack, now just £2.75 at Wilko. Down from £5.50.

SAVE: £2.75

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