There are endless possibilities when it comes to alcohol-free cocktails. Almost every classic cocktail has its booze-free variation. And the best thing about mocktails is that they are as tasty as the regular version and you can have 2-3, and even 5 of them without worrying about overindulging.
Here are 5 easy mocktail recipes that you can make at home and savour during the day.
This recipe is a perfect option for any time of the day. It has a spicy kick to it, so you don't need booze to enjoy it.
- 90ml - tomato juice
- 15ml - freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Dash of Worcestershire sauce
- Pinch of celery salt
- Pinch of ground pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon of Tabasco sauce
- Celery stalk and leaves for garnish
Fill a highball glass 1/2 full with ice. Add tomato juice, lemon juice, sauce, salt, pepper, and Tabasco. Stir gently for 20 seconds and garnish your Virgin Mary with a celery stalk and leaves.
The Pearfect Thyme
Recipe from Warner's Distillery
Fancy some refreshing and fruity alcohol-free serve? Try this delightful mocktail made of Warners Juniper Double Dry 0% Botanic Garden Spirits, pears, apple juice, and soda.
- 50ml Warner’s Juniper Double Dry
- 1/2 fresh pear roughly chopped
- 2 sprigs of thyme
- 10ml of apple juice
- 20ml mint cordial
- Soda water
- Pear slices - to garnish
In a glass, slightly muddle the pear, thyme, and apple juice. Pour Warner's Double Dry and mint cordial. Add ice and stir. Then top up with soda and enjoy.
Loganberry Jam & Mint Smash
Missing the sun? Then make this non-alcoholic serve from Caleno to enjoy some liquid sunshine!
- 50ml Light & Zesty
- 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2/3tsp of Jam
- 7 mint leaves
Shake together in a cocktail shaker and pour over ice! Garnish with some mint.
Recipe from Cossip
If you enjoy the hints of smoke in your glass, you will love this serve featuring Crossip Dandy, apple juice, and cherry syrup.
- 40ml Crossip Dandy
- 20ml Apple Juice
- 20ml Cherry Syrup
Add all the ingredients to a rocks glass. Add ice and stir for 20 secs until combined.
Recipe from Nonsuch Shrubs
Cranberry juice and caramelised pineapple & ginger shrub are a couple made in heave. Expect sour a rich mouthfeel and a hint of spice on the finish.
- 25ml Caramelised Pineapple & Ginger Shrub
- 50ml cranberry juice
- 15ml aquafaba or 1 egg white
Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add ice, and shake it well. Then strain the drink into a Martini or coupe glass, and garnish with root ginger for a spicy kick.
Check out this blog for more mocktails inspiration and tips for creating alcohol-free cocktails at home.