Recover Alaska wants you to give sobriety a try in 2023 with their ‘Sober Lounge.”
Updated: Jan. 13, 2023 at 3:55 PM AKST
It’s Dry January, an opportunity for people to take the month to abstain from alcohol. The Recover Alaska Dry January Challenge is inviting ‘ sober curious ‘ people to sign up for encouraging texts and free sober goodies. There is also a ‘pop-up’ Sober Lounge at the Historic Anchorage Hotel Bar going on every Thursday in the month of January. The Bar offers up delicious ‘mock-tails’ in an exclusive non-alcoholic menu that features zero-proof cocktails and a trivia night. Several local breweries and beverage makers have teamed up to provide the alcohol alternatives including Beach Tribe Soda Works, 49th State Brewing, Athletic Brewing, Amalga Distillery and Coc-Cola Bottling of Anchorage. With Proceeds benefiting the ‘Recover Alaska Fund’. TEXT ‘DRYANC’ TO 844-726-2669 - for Freebies and Sober motivation! RecoverAlaska.org
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