New Year’s Eve tends to be a night for celebrating, heavy drinking, and plenty of temptation if you’re trying to stay sober. We don’t want you to feel deprived or as if your New Year’s is lacking, so we’ve compiled a list of the best mocktail recipes we could find that will have the others wishing they were drinking what you have! We’ve also made sure this list has ingredients most bartenders should have readily available.
This Naked Mind’s Best Mocktail Recipes
Fake Out Champagne
Combine equal parts ginger ale, white grape juice, and pineapple or orange juice. Enjoy!
Cherry Bomb Mocktail via Julie’s Eats and Treats
- 1 liter lemon lime soda
- 4 ounces grenadine
- juice from 1 lime (approx 2 tbsp)
- 4 maraschino cherries
Combine soda, grenadine & lime juice in a mixing glass & stir. Pour over rocks or ice balls in low ball glass. Garnish with cherries.
Roy Rogers Mocktail via Best Friends for Frosting
- 1 part Grenadine
- 3 parts Coke or Pepsi
- 1 Maraschino cherry, for garnish
Pour the ingredients into a tall glass filled with ice. Stir well. Garnish with the maraschino cherry and enjoy!
Juice of one lime
2 sprigs mint, leaves removed from stem
1/4 cucumber, peeled and deseeded
1 tablespoon honey
Cucumber slices, lime wedges or mint leaves for garnish
Blend together the lime juice, mint, cucumber, and honey in a blender until smooth. Fill a high ball glass with ice, pour cucumber mixture over top and fill the glass with club soda. Garnish with cucumber slices, lime wedges, or mint leaves.
Virgin Bloody Mary
4 ounces tomato juice
½ ounce lemon juice
½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
A dash of hot sauce
A pinch of celery salt (add to taste)
Pinch of salt (add to taste)
A pinch of pepper (add to taste)
Combine tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and seasonings in a mixing glass. Shake with ice and strain into glass filled with ice cubes. Garnish with a celery stalk and a wedge of lime.
Whether you’re the designated driver tonight or remaining alcohol-free into 2017, we hope our best mocktail recipes make your night excellent and that 2017 brings you nothing but joy.
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