Alcohol doesn’t have to be involved to have a great time! Mocktails are the wave of the future. For some, there’s nothing like a seasonal beverage that makes the holidays feel like home. Cinnamon, peppermint, cranberry, rosemary, and citrus come to mind when we think of holiday festivities. The good news is, you don’t need alcohol to make these bold flavors stand out. Mocktails can even be served chilled or warmed! For your next holiday gathering, consider serving a unique array of mocktails that everyone can enjoy. Perfect for parties with teens or kids!
Best Mocktail Recipes for Holiday Cheer
Some people choose to opt out of an alcoholic beverage while at parties. Nonetheless, guests still want to feel included, and like they have a delicious drink to sip on as they socialize. Mocktails are also a great option for teens or younger kids who want in on the holiday fun! They’re delicious, and easy to make. Not only this, it’s even cost-efficient. You’ll end up spending less money on alcohol! Here are some great mocktail recipes for your next holiday extravaganza:
Virgin Moscow Mule
Bold, punchy, and bubbly, a Moscow Mule is easy to turn into a mocktail. With ginger beer, your citrus-of-choice, club soda, and Italian bitters, it’s sure to be a party favorite. Serve it in that famous copper mug, and enjoy! For the full recipe, click here.
Ginger Basil Grapefruit Mimosa
Warming flavors like ginger are perfect during the cold holiday months. This non-alcoholic twist on a mimosa is zingy and delightful. Made by Handmade Mood, this ombre mocktail will keep your guests coming back for more! With sprite, grapefruit juice, simple syrup, grenadine, and ice, it’s also simple to craft.
Peach Buttermilk Shake
Who says your mocktail can’t come with ice cream? This delectably sweet, creamy, and fruity elixir will surely be a favorite amongst the younger crowd. You can use fresh or frozen peaches, buttermilk, seltzer, and peach or vanilla ice cream to boot. It’s a beverage to be savored, or gulped down! Be careful not to get brain freeze.
Nothing screams “holidays” like cranberry! This virgin twist on a vodka martini maintains its dry, tangy goodness without the alcohol! This recipe from Delish contains crushed raspberries, cranberry juice, sparkling water, and fresh lime juice. With raspberry and lime to garnish, this drink is truly as delicious as it is beautiful.
Good Morning Sunburst
This orange juice mocktail is perfect to serve on a brunch menu for holiday gatherings! It’s bright, refreshing, sweet, and made with simple ingredients. Using orange juice as its base, you’ll add sparkling water, grenadine, vanilla, and rosemary as festive garnish. You can find the full recipe here.
Candy Cane Mocktail
There’s nothing like powerful peppermint to really pack a holiday punch! These candy cane mocktails made by This Vivacious Life are a perfect addition at your next holiday party. It’s pleasantly served with half & half, cream soda, peppermint extract, and crushed candy-canes on the rim!
Holiday Mocktails to Impress Your Guests
Mocktails can really turn an average party into a sensational one. Simply giving your guests the option of an alcohol-free beverage really takes your party the extra mile. If you’re ready to throw the holiday bash of your dreams, look no further than booking with Salero. With multiple menus to choose from, world-class party-service, and an ocean view, we’re certain your guests will be raving. We have multiple packages to choose from, and can even provide additional customization options as well. Whether you’re looking to host an office holiday party, or gather your family for the holidays, Salero’s got you covered. Reach out to an expert team member today. Let us turn your vision into reality.