For those who don’t know, a “Mocktail” is simply a non-alcoholic cocktail. Most of them are quite delicious and are very filling. Since these drinks don’t contain alcohol, they are relatively cost-friendly and are great for house parties. Not only that, but they are also much healthier for your body than regular cocktails. With that being said, we are going to talk about the top 10 mocktails that anyone can make from home.
The Afterglow is a non-alcoholic cocktail that requires four parts orange juice, four parts pineapple juice, and one part grenadine. This is a drink that would best enjoyed in a tall glass. All that you need to do is add ice and the Afterglow is ready to serve. It’s a great non-alcoholic beverage for parties and it is easy to mix as well as preferred for those people who are on a budget. Above all, it doesn’t contain main calories so it is a relatively healthy mocktail recipe.
This is another very delicious mocktail that is simple enough to make. The ingredients needed for this recipe includes four ounces of tonic water and four ounces of orange juice. One of the main benefits associated with this party drink is that it has a texture and taste that resembles regular liquor. To mix, simply stick both of these ingredients in a shaker and stir well. The best way to house it is over a chilled glass and with ice.
While the Morning Star may contain a lot of ingredients, this doesn’t mean that it is a hassle to make. All that is needed for this drink is one tablespoon of Honey, one tablespoon of Sugar, three chucks on pineapple, ten parts pineapple juice, a vanilla stick, and one part of mineral water. From here simply blend everything together and you’ll be able to experience what the Morning Star really has to offer. After it is thoroughly mixed, serve it in a chilled cocktail glass and enjoy.
Don’t allow the name to scare you because the Hurricane mocktail is actually quite splendid. For this drink you will need an ounce of apple juice, one once of grapefruit juice, two ounces of cranberry juice, two ounces of orange juice, crushed ice, and an orange slice.
To put simply, you’ll be blown away by how closely this resembles an actual alcoholic beverage. Make sure that you shake it well. The end product should be served on crushed ice and in a cocktail glass that is been chilled.
Virgin Mary Mocktail
For this mocktail, you’ll need four ounces of tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, two drops of tabasco sauce, celery stalk, salt, and pickle garnish. Now, this may not be the ideal non-alcohol beverage for everyone but most can agree that it packs a very unique taste.
It is great party drink and can be used for other social events as well. If you’ve ever had a Bloody Mary before then you may have an idea about how this mocktail is going to taste. Simply mix all of the ingredients in a tall glass and enjoy.
The Shirley Temple requires that you take a twist of lemon peel, a thin slice of orange, a half ounce of Grenadine syrup, four ounces of lemon-lime soda, and a few ice cubes. For those who are unfamiliar with the name “Shirley Temple”, she was a famous actress who gained worldwide attention at a relatively young age. It is no wonder why such a sweet mocktail was named after her. After you mix these ingredients, serve it in a tall glass with two to three ice cubes.
Baby Orange Fizz
While the name may sound subtle enough, this s a mocktail that is very delicious. For this one you will need five ounces of orange juice, soda water, one ounce of sweet and sour, and a few raspberries. The end result is a fizz non-alcoholic beverage that is sweet with a tint of fruity flavor. It is best served in a tall glass and at room temperature. This cost-friendly mocktail is one that everyone should enjoy at a party or social gathering.
Pina Coladas are very popular alcoholic beverages but did you know that they make for great tasting mocktails as well. You can produce this drink by taking six ounces of freshly squeezed pineapple juice, two ounces of coconut cream, and one cup of crushed ice. Remember that this is a drink that is normally served with light rum. However, these unique mixes of non-alcohol ingredients taste quite similar to the real thing and are delicious to say the least.
Most regular drinkers are probably also familiar with the mojito. To make a Mojito mocktail, you are going to need one and a half ounces of club soda, three sprigs of mint, and two-tablespoons of sugar, angostura, and three tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Once all of the ingredients are mixed together pour them into a tall glass and serve chilled. It is also a good idea to add a few ice cubes into the mix as well. While this mocktail may not be the real thing, it sure comes close and will definitely be a party favorite for almost any occasion.
The last mocktail on our list is the Mai Tai. And while it is last, it certainly doesn’t lack in taste. To make this you are going to need a half once of freshly squeezed orange juice, a half ounce of almond syrup, a half ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice, a half ounce of sour mix, angostura, maraschino, and crushed ice.
It is important that you acquire all of these ingredients so that you can replicate that Mai Tai mocktail as accurately as possible. All that you need to do from here is mix all of the ingredients together using a shaker. This drink tends to be on the fruiter side due to the maraschino and garnish and is definitely a non-alcoholic beverage that you should try.