Sober Bars are Trending

These four alcohol-free bars are creating the other kind of buzz.
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Redemption Bar

This health-focused bar and restaurant brought Apple Mockjitos and Pious Piña Coladas to London when it debuted in 2015. Two more locations have since joined the scene. 

Sans Bar

This Austin joint began as a pop-up, but its concerts, trivia nights, and no-alcohol drinks (like a rosemary-ginger mule) grew such a following that it moved into a brick-and-mortar last year.

Juicebox Heroes

Two potentially terrifying words: sober karaoke. This 21-years-and-older, liquor-free section of New York City’s new Mini Rex karaoke bar is for the truly brave. 

The Other Side

This sober spot in Crystal Lake, Illinois, opened in 2013 as a safe place for those in recovery to hang out—but it’s open to everyone. Who needs tequila in a room full of pool tables, dartboards, and video games?