28 mocktail recipes that'll make Dry January exciting

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Booze-freedom doesn't need to mean boredom.

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28 mocktail recipes that'll make Dry January exciting

Booze-freedom doesn't need to mean boredom.

Zero Proof Drinks and More: 100 Recipes for Mocktails and Low-Alcohol CocktailsMatcha SourPaloma PunchZero-Proof MicheladaOrange SpritzGold Rush Jr.Rum SwazzleBest LimeadeSpicy Ginger MuleGrapefruit SpritzGiada's Strawberry-Basil Agua FrescaMartha Stewart's Grapefruit-Sanbitter Spritz

Ginger-Orange MocktailsGunner CocktailMommy Martini MocktailGrapes No WrathSpicy Watermelon SipBubbles and CranKumquat FauxhitoSpicy Espresso MartinoGinger Hibiscus Mocktail

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21 mocktail recipes that'll make Dry January excitingBooze-freedom doesn't need to mean boredom. Hey millennials and Gen Z'ers..how about just doing something to do it? Don't make a biog deal about it,. there is nothing special about going a whole (GASP!) month without drinking. You don't have to say 'Look how great I am!' just because you are finally being a fucking adult.

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" "I like to make this with a non-alcoholic IPA-style beer, which is high in hops (hence the name). Perfect for any beer-lover, this refreshing sip is great for tailgating or just kicking back outdoors. Geiger recommends mixing the aperitivo with seltzer and serving it with a wedge of orange or a sprig of rosemary–sort of like an Aperol spritz, sans alcohol." Levi Miller Matcha Sour Maureen Petrosky Matcha powder has lots of health benefits, including antioxidants, and is said to have a calming effect on the body.M. So this little green cocktail is the perfect zero-proof pick for a healthy and relaxing happy hour. She said she's already sold 3,000 bottles, and recently ordered the production of 10,000 more. Typically, sours call for an egg white, but this recipe uses aquafaba instead.A.

You achieve identical results — rich texture and a pretty froth on top — without the worry of raw eggs.S., 1998, Present-day Plate Boundary Digital Data Compilation. Levi Miller Paloma Punch Maureen Petrosky The Paloma, a tequila cocktail that hails from Mexico, gets a sober makeover here that is just as salty, sweet and perfect for cooling down any hot day. The bubbly grapefruit seltzer gives body to this gorgeous sip and a big batch will keep the party going.” Figlia, a non-alcoholic aperitivo. Levi Miller Zero-Proof Michelada Maureen Petrosky Everyone has a take on this Mexican beer-tail. 5. No matter if you make it spicier or less spicy than this recipe, serve this refreshing sip for brunch or lunch or even an early happy hour.S. Maps view: Seismicity from the previous 7 days in the area  .

Courtesy Geoffrey Zakarian Orange Spritz Geoffrey Zakarian This is an Aperol-less spritz. The orange and tea is to mimic the Aperol with bitter tannins, and the fresh orange juice is good base for this drink, which usually doesn't have any orange juice in it, and the orange slice is a typical garnish for the drink. The trend is driven by a growing group of adults, particularly young adults, who are reevaluating their relationship with alcohol. Therefore, they show the seismicity from 1964 until the earthquake occurrence. Courtesy Geoffrey Zakarian Gold Rush Jr. Geoffrey Zakarian This is a take on a drink I came up with at my restaurant, the Lambs Club, with bourbon honey and lemon juice," says Geoffrey Zakarian.” Many of them have decided they simply want to drink less."Here, I use spiritless whiskey, honey simple syrup, lemon juice and egg white.

It tastes almost like a whiskey sour. Watters and his wife Victoria were both working from their small apartment, Victoria typically in the bedroom, Douglas in the living room." Courtesy Geoffrey Zakarian Rum Swazzle Geoffrey Zakarian The rum swazzle is my version of a Manhattan, one of the greatest drinks ever. It's a simple but elegant take on a classic drink.m. And the cherry makes it! Nathan Congleton / TODAY Best Limeade Jordan Salcito A great margarita is nothing without lime. This homemade lime simple syrup hits all the notes you want from a stellar margarita. Douglas said he’d always relied on his evening commute to decompress, as a way to switch his brain from “work mode” to “home mode.

To give this mocktail even more of margarita flavor, add a salted rim to the glass before pouring in the drink. Nathan Congleton / TODAY Spicy Ginger Mule Jordan Salcito The ginger is still the star of the show in this alcohol-free version of a classic Moscow mule. And for a while, making a cocktail as soon as he powered down his laptop helped him make that transition. The lime adds acidity and combining the two in an easy-to-make syrup brings out a touch of sweetness. Nathan Congleton / TODAY Grapefruit Spritz Jordan Salcito This is a riff on Jordan Salcito's low-proof grapefruit wine spritz — just made to be non-alcoholic. And if you do that seven nights a week, which I was, you’re consuming a sizable amount of alcohol,” Watters said. Grapefruit is always refreshing in a spritz, an extra dry ginger ale keeps the drink bright and the bitters ensure balance.

Patty Lee / TODAY Giada's Strawberry-Basil Agua Fresca Giada De Laurentiis Transport yourself to paradise with Giada's strawberry-basil agua fresca.” So he ordered a few non-alcoholic products online, many of which ship directly to consumers. Experiment with your favorite fruits and herbs to make your own customized version of the nonalcoholic drink. Nathan Congleton / TODAY Martha Stewart's Grapefruit-Sanbitter Spritz Martha Stewart This fizzy alcohol-free spritzer is slightly bitter, has a touch of sweetness and perfect for sipping when you want something crisp and refreshing but are refraining from rosé all day. During a trip to Astor Wines & Spirits on the Upper East Side, the Watters found out that one of New York City’s largest alcohol retailers didn’t sell any non-alcoholic products. Alamy stock Ginger-Orange Mocktails Southern Living Looking for something in lieu of morning mimosas? A special drink sets the tone for a great meal. This fizzy drink will help keep any brunch light and lively. “I think that might have been a lightbulb moment for Douglas,” said Victoria, who works in marketing for a cyptocurrency asset manager.

Courtesy Maureen Petrosky Gunner Cocktail Maureen Petrosky This bubbly, ginger-laden sip hails from Hong Kong. It's brightly flavored with naturally spicy ginger beer, ginger ale and a little lime juice. Photo: Courtesy of Spirited Away In 2020, Spirited Away opened briefly at the intersection of Ludlow and Stanton on the Lower East Side, but quickly outgrew the 300-square-foot space. TODAY Mommy Martini Mocktail Tiffanie Barriere Chai is one of those cold-weather flavors that bring back memories and keep us warm, especially when steeped with a bit of honey. Tiffanie Barriere created this mocktail to bring the seasonal flavors and feel without any booze for parents trying to keep up with their kids. “It will be mostly more brands,” Watters said about Spirited Away’s new space. Courtesy Maureen Petrosky Grapes No Wrath Maureen Petrosky Frozen grapes make a pretty, simple and delicious alternative to ice cubes because they keep drinks cool without watering them down.

Not only do frozen grapes keep this sparkling grape and citrusy sipper cold, they're also a nice treat to snack on.” Watters drinks much less alcohol than he used to, but pointed out he has no plans to become sober in the near future. Courtesy Maureen Petrosky Spicy Watermelon Sip Maureen Petrosky This zero-proof drink has a delicious tart, tangy and citrusy flavor thanks to the lemon-lime shrub. If you like a spicy margarita, try this on for size. In October, NielsenIQ data exec Kim Cox said during a panel discussion that 78 percent of people buying these non-alcoholic products are also buying alcoholic beer, wine and spirits. It just might become your new go-to drink. Vivian Chan Bubbles and Cran Vivian Chan Bubbles aren't just for Champagne and seltzer. People are looking for new and interesting things to drink.

This drink is inspired by the beautiful wreaths decorating the shopfronts of New York City during the holidays. It will wake up your palate with the fiery kick of ginger. Vivian Chan Kumquat Fauxhito Vivian Chan This is a wintry twist on a classic summer cocktail. Vivian Chan loves kumquats because they are tangy with a hint of sweetness. When in peak season, they're so juicy they explode with freshness to wake you up from the winter blues.

Vivian Chan Spicy Espresso Martino Vivian Chan This espresso"martino" is the perfect pick-me-up at the end of a heavy winter meal. The warm spices bring this mocktail to a whole new level. Nathan Congleton / TODAY Ginger Hibiscus Mocktail Ingrid Hoffmann This mocktail is a typical agua fresca in Mexico made from hibiscus flowers — with the spicy addition of ginger. Nathan Congleton / TODAY Juniper & Tonic Jordan Salcito Gin and tonics are a classic because the combo allows the botanicals of a great gin to ring through. By subbing juniper tea for gin, you still have juniper and botanicals on full display in this drink without adding any alcohol.

Samantha Lauro Apple Cider Pitcher Garvey Alexander Whether served cold or hot, apple cider is a staple for the winter season. The homemade spiced syrup in this recipe elevates and adds the complexity needed to wow anyone drinking it. This batch is perfect because the whole family can enjoy it together as a nonalcoholic beverage. Nathan Congleton / TODAY .