Ditch Dry Days With These Mocktail Recipes, Keep The Party Going With These Non Alcoholic Cocktail Recipes
Dry days are becoming popular day by day. With the government of many states banning the sale of Alcohol in states and people becoming aware about its side effects, they have started looking out for alternative options to replace alcohol with some really relinquishing and energizing drinks. Mocktails is something that can be one of the best options to replace alcoholic drinks and cocktails. Mocktails which are mostly non-alcoholic can come up as a good alternative to various types of alcoholic drinks.
Month on September seems to be a dry month for many of us which shall continue till 2nd October 2017. Dry drys can be real turn-offs to many of who loves parties and cannot begin the celebration without the alcohol. Considering those celebrating and parties we've curated a list of home-made mocktail recipes that shall provide you quite a similar feeling to that of Cocktail drinks.
DIY Lip-Smacking Mocktail Recipes
1. Mango Mule Mocktail
If you love the flavour of mango and want to have it throughout the year here is the perfect mocktail recipe for you.Ingredients:
- 4-5 Slices of Cucumber
- 1 Ounce of Honey Syrup
- 1.5 Ounce of Mango Puree
- 1.5 Ounce of Fresh Lime Juice
- 1.5 Ounce of Ginger Beer
Muss up cucumber and honey syrup in bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add mango puree, lime juice and crushed ice. Now shake the mixture vigorously for 10 seconds and strain it into a mocktail glass. Top it up with ginger beer and stir to mix. Garnish with mint leaves and serve the cool drink to your family and friends.
2. Mountain Mojito Mocktail:
If you are in favour of trying something refreshing on a dry day the Mountain Mojito Mocktail should be the perfect choice for you. Here is how you can easily grab your glass of Mountain Mojito Mocktail.
- 0.5 Ounce of Lime Juice
- 0.5 Ounce of Agave
- 0.5 Ounce of Blood Orange Puree
- 4 Fresh Mint Leaves
- Splash of Soda Water
Mix the mint leaves and lime juice along with agave in a Hurricane glass. Add ice and blood orange puree. Top it up with a splash of soda water. Garnish with lime wedge and mint leaves. Serve as cool as possible.
3. Coconut, Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cooler:
The Coconut, Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cooler is the one of the best drinks you can think of to serve your guests on a dry day party.
- 4 Cups of Coconut Water
- 2 Thinly Sliced Cucumber
- ½ Cup of Lime Juice
- ¼ Cup of Sugar (Optional)
- ¼ Cup of Chopped Mint Leaves
Mix coconut water, cucumber, lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a Highball glass. Let it chill for an hour or two. Serve the chilled drink with some cool toppings.
4. Cherry Bomb Mocktail:
The Cherry Bomb Mocktail is a unique yet quite easy to make drink which can be served cool to the guests. Let your guest not realize that they are missing the alcohol.
- 1 Litre Lemon Lime Soda
- 4 Ounces of Grenadine
- 2 tbsp Lime Juice
- 4 Cherries
Muddle soda, grenadine, and lime juice in a Mixing glass. Pour the mixture over ice balls in a Lowball glass. Garnish it with cherries and serve the cool drink for a refreshing experience.
So, now with all these exciting drinks to experiment with, you can have a cool, refreshing and alcohol free dry day. If you have some more DIY mocktail recipes pen it down in the ‘Write Your Review' section below and we will try to incorporate it in our next story.
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