Blue Shoe

Blue Shoe mocktail recipe: blue Hawaiian Punch, white cranberry juice, 7-up

Unnaturally blue cocktails are always a hit. But what about the non-drinkers? I created the Blue Shoe cocktail so they too could enjoy a bright blue drink with no alcohol. My main ingredient is a blue variety of Hawaiian punch called Polar Blast, but if it's not available in your area, any blue … [Read more...]

Cherry Coketail

Cherry Coketail drink recipe with Coke, cherry juice, vanilla extract and lime.

The Cherry Coketail is a mocktail that actually tastes better than a lot of the cocktails that feature cola. It blends cherry, vanilla and a touch of lime with your choice of regular, diet or any version of cola you want. If you have a jar of maraschino cherries on hand, you can just scoop some … [Read more...]

Bella Bellini

Bella Bellini mocktail recipe: peach puree, sparkling dry white grape juice, mineral water, lemon

The Bella Bellini is a non-alcoholic mocktail take on the traditional Bellini, which blends prosecco with peach puree. Now, the obvious way to make this one non-alcoholic is to replace the Prosecco with non-alcoholic sparkling cider. But that cider adds a distinct apple flavor to it, and I wanted to … [Read more...]

Cuddles on the Beach

Cuddles on the Beach drink recipe: cranberry, grapefruit, peach, 7-up

Cuddles on the Beach is a mocktail version of Sex on the Beach, with several suggestions for tweaks. The traditional formula for a no-alcohol Sex on the Beach is to remove the vodka and replace the peach schnapps with peach nectar. Easy-peasy, and it tastes very much like the original. But … [Read more...]

Hurricane Mocktail

Hurricane Mocktail recipe: V-8 Tropical Blend, orange & grapefruit juice, amaretto syrup

The rum-based Hurricane is a fruity drink featuring passion fruit syrup and lime. Since the fruit syrup is too think to drink without the rum, it's not one of those cocktails you can simply leave the alcohol out of. This mocktail recipe replaces it with passion fruit and other juices. This is … [Read more...]

Virgin Mary (Non-Alcoholic)

Virgin Mary (Non-Alcoholic) drink recipe: tomato juice, beef stock, lemon, Tobasco, celery salt, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper

People refer to the Bloody Mary as "vodka and tomato juice", but it's actually more complicated than that. The Virgin Mary keeps that same wonderful flavor without the vodka. I based this recipe roughly on that of a bartender I worked with years ago. She made the best Marys, either way you … [Read more...]

Nojito Mocktail

Nojito mocktail recipe: mint, lime, club soda, brown sugar

The Nojito is a mocktail (non-alcoholic) version of the Mojito, which is just as tasty as the original. All that refreshing mint and lime flavor remains, you just lose the alcohol. This recipe basically replaces the rum with more club soda. In my opinion, the two tablespoons of brown sugar … [Read more...]

Gabbie’s Punch (Non-Alcoholic)

Gabbie's Punch recipe: Tropical fruit juice, ginger ale, lemonade

Gabbie's Punch is a simple recipe you can whip up anytime you're entertaining without alcohol, or want to offer non-drinking guests something delicious to enjoy. The flavors here are citrus and spice, with just enough sweetness to bring it all together. This recipe was developed by an … [Read more...]

Mockmosa (Non-Alcoholic)

Mockmosa drink recipe with orange juice, dry sparkling white grape juice and mint.

The Mockmosa is a delicious alcohol-free substitute for the traditional Mimosa. You can serve it alongside Mimosas so that guests have a choice, or it can be your tipple when you want to socialize with drinkers but not drink yourself. Your first thought for making a non-alcoholic Mimosa might … [Read more...]

Tomato Lassi

Tomato Lassi (non-alcoholic) drink recipe: yogurt, tomato juice, celery salt

A lassi is a yogurt-based traditional Indian drink, sweetened or spiced with sugar or herbs and spices. The Tomato Lassi is a variation on that drink which adds - wait for it - yep, tomato juice. It's a delicious, slightly filling non-alcoholic cocktail which is great as a snack or a very … [Read more...]