These are extraordinary times. Our routines have been flipped upside down, our social lives sent into disarray and we can’t leave the house other than for vital supplies.


But as we come to terms with the coronavirus outbreak, we’re here to tell you that it’s not all bad – we promise!


That’s because, SkinnyBrands Premium Lager is still available in major supermarkets and can be enjoyed as you follow the government’s advice to hunker down in self isolation. Here are our top tips for enjoying a drink at home.


Stick to your usual drinking routine

The more you can stick to your usual routines, the better – keeping a structured day will be good for your productivity and mental wellbeing if you’re working from home. Whilst it may be tempting to have a nice cold beer on your lunch break or as you work, this probably isn’t going to set you up for the most productive afternoon.


Treat yourself at the weekend

It is important to try and break up the week as much as you can to give yourself a clear break from working and time to unwind. Whilst your usual preferred weekend activities might be out of bounds, that doesn’t mean there has to be no fun at all! When Friday is done, you can bookmark your week with a nice cold bottle of SkinnyBrands Premium Lager straight from the fridge. If you’re keen to mix things up, why not try mixing your own cocktails as a fun Friday night activity?


Make sure you’re getting exercise as well

Balance is the key to life, so ensure you’re getting plenty of exercise whilst you’re stuck at home. Home working creates a sedentary lifestyle and there’s only so many Netflix true crime series you can watch once you’re wrapped up for the day. It is important to make a conscious effort during this period to make time for exercise.


Outdoor exercise away from other people is the most sensible option and with spring on the way it’s the perfect time to start getting outdoors again! Running, walking and cycling are all great examples of outdoor activities that you can take part in whilst still practicing social distancing. Why not look at our other exercise ideas too.


You can still celebrate special occasions

This is a difficult time for everyone, but try to make sure you continue to celebrate special occasions as best you can. If it’s your friends birthday but you’re self-isolating, why not raise a glass to them over a video call? It is important we all stay connected to combat loneliness and boost morale. If it’s your other half’s birthday, try to make a special meal, get dressed up, play some tunes and enjoy some of your favourite drinks from home.


And of course, the important stuff…

Remember Government advice:

  • Avoid social activities, such as going to pubs, restaurants, theatres and cinemas 
  • Avoid events with large groups of people
  • Wash your hands with soap and water often, for at least 20 seconds
  • Work from home if you can
  • Never drink if you’re ill – you will need your energy to fight the virus

Always follow the advice around drinking responsibly: 

  • Do not exceed 14 units on a regular weekly basis 
  • If you regularly drink more than 14 units per week, it is best to spread your drinking evenly over 3 or more days. If you have one or two heavy drinking episodes a week, you increase your chances of suffering a long-term illness or injury 
  • If you wish to cut down the amount you drink, the best way to do this is to have several drink free days a week.