How to Get FREE Alcohol!

Believe it or not, there are companies out there that will gift you free alcohol! Some want you to review their service for them, others just want you to sign up to their app/newsletter. Regardless of their reason, it’s worth claiming your favourite alcoholic freebies! Here are some of the ways you can claim free alcohol. Please remember to drink responsibly.

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Shopmium Free Alcohol (with Cashback)

The Shopmium app is amazing, you buy the products listed and they’ll give you your money back (paid straight into your PayPal). There are often alcoholic drinks listed either at a discounted price of for FREE!

I’ve had tons of free cider and wine from the Shopmium! As well tons of free food including chocolate, crisps, salads and cheese (the perfect snacks to accompany your beverage?).

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Free Wine App

Download the wineapp and use referral code EJ815 to claim your £15 free credit to spend on wine. There are tons to choose from including Red, White, Rose, and Sparkling with prices ranging from £9-£70+.

There is a delivery charge but your credit can be used to cover part of this. Once you’ve signed up you will also have the option to refer friends (you will earn £15 for each friend that downloads the app and makes an order).

Free Wine with Wineapp

Mystery Shopping

Serve Legal is the UK’s leading ID testing company. They enable companies to independently test that their staff are checking the ID of young customers – an approach supported by local authorities.

Serve Legal are currently recruiting ‘compliance auditors‘ to perform compliance auditing visits to a range of sites. These visits can be to supermarkets, bars & betting shops – the Serve Legal employee is required to visit these sites & then report back on a specific compliance issue. You need to be 18/19 for age-related testing or 20+ for wider compliance audits. 

There also various other mystery shopping companies that offer pub and restaurant visits. The majority of these will reimburse you for the money you’ve spent on food and drinks as well as paying you for your time!


Believe it or not, there are loads of bars/restraints that will incentivise signing up for their newsletter with FREE drinks offers! Here are the ones that I’ve found recently…

Pitcher & Piano – free cocktail every month.

Be at Onea free cocktail when you sign up to its newsletter.

Pizza Expresssign up to their mailing list and you’ll get a free bottle of prosecco for your birthday.

Browns – receive a free pineapple daiquiri in any Brown’s bar when you sign up to Brown’s newsletter.

Revolución de Cuba – once you’ve signed up to their newsletter you will receive a code around your birthday for free cocktails for you and 5 friends.

Marston’s pubs – sign up for a voucher for either a free pint of Fosters, any draught ale (excluding Guinness), 175ml glass of house wine, J2O, Pepsi, or lemonade.

Loyalty Cards

If you use your loyalty cards wisely you could earn some great perks – including free alcohol! With a Tesco Clubcard you’ll earn 1 point for every £ that you spend, you could save up all your points and treat yourself to your favourite bottle of bubbly!

Revolution bars’ loyalty card gets you 2-4-1 cocktails (& 50% off all food), along with a free shot on your birthday & loads of other offers. When you first join you also get a book with over £100 worth of vouchers in it. Considering the card’s only £3, why wouldn’t you?

Drinking at home? Check out my guide to Supermarket loyalty cards

Apps that give you FREE alcohol

ClickSnap by Quidco will give you cashback on certain items (including alcohol). Recently I managed to claim the full price of 10 alcoholic drinks back! To use ClickSnap you’ll need a Quidco account. Sign up to Quidco here.

CheckoutSmart – this app is very similar to clicksnap in that you can claim a range of freebies (after cashback). Just select the offer, buy the exact product, upload a picture of your receipt and cash out your money!

Green Jinnanother cashback app. Green Jinn offer lots of freebies that you can claim from Tesco, Sainsbury’s & Waitrose. They recently expanded the shops you can claim freebies at to include Amazon and Morrison’s.

The All Bar One App offers a free glass of prosecco when you download their loyalty app. They also run seasonal offers of free alcohol.

The Dusk app gives you free drinks just for checking into bars on Facebook, and you can get a free drink EVERY DAY (it only works in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Derby at the moment)!

The Green Card App gives you a free drink when you sign up and then offers further benefits if you’re ordering drinks while there’s a football game on!

Ember Inns free beer, gin or wine – register on the app and enjoy a free drink. Choose from a pint of Ember Inns Pale Ale or Hop House 13, a single Gordon’s pink gin & tonic, 125ml glass of Canyon Road or Oyster Bay wine, Robinson’s mint & lime cordial or a regular draught soft drink.

Download and register using the free Nicholson’s app to claim a £1 gin & tonic or a pint of Nicholson’s pale ale.

Groupon’s Alcohol Deals

Groupon provides deals from restaurants and bars in your area looking to promote their products. I’ve got restaurant deals at anywhere from 30% – 60% off the normal price. These are some the drinks offers for my local area:

  • Up to 55% off Choice of Cocktails or Prosecco
  • Choice of Three VIP Packages (Up to 43% Off)
  • Cocktail Masterclass for One (Up to 48% Off)

Also, note that you can get cashback from your purchases on Groupon!

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While I don’t necessarily promote drinking, I do want to help those who wish to do so save a bit of dollar! Is there an offer that you know of that’s not on this list? Let us know down below. I’d love to hear about the ways that you’re saving money on alcohol!

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