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Mocktail Recipes to Refresh This Summer

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Are you feeling the summer heat yet? If so, it might be mocktail o’clock! Mocktails are the hottest trend right now, even in the nightlife scene! It’s the perfect way to refresh and take the edge off without all the negative side effects of alcohol. If you’re itching for something new, here are a few mocktails to try out in your own kitchen! 


Sparkling Grapefruit Mocktail 

If you love a good spritz, this is the perfect drink for you. All you need is soda water, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, a handful of mint, ice, some sliced limes for garnish, and a spoonful of sugar if you like it a little sweeter. So refreshing! 


Honey Blackberry Mint Mocktail 

If you’re looking for something naturally sweetened, look no further! This mocktail is sweetened with honey instead of sugar, and it perfectly rounds out the slightly tart flavor of the blackberry. 


Hibiscus Iced Tea Sparkler 

Raise your hand if you were totally duped by the name Long Island Iced Tea in college! Unlike that classic, the hibiscus iced tea sparkler actually contains iced tea, and it’s sure to be a hit if you love the hibiscus drinks at Starbucks. 


Tiki Cooler 

Dreaming of pina coladas but feeling a non-alcoholic option? The Tiki Cooler has all the tropical goodness and none of the hangover! Win-win! 



Imagine all your favorite champagne-based cocktails with no alcohol–sober Sunday brunch, anyone? Sure, you could opt for a non-alcoholic sparkling wine at the store, but it’s so much easier (and tastier!) to make your own with apple juice and ginger beer. Give it a try! 


Mango Pineapple Slushie 

The perfect drink to have poolside! Imagine sipping on this frozen mango pineapple concoction underneath the blazing sun and a canopy of palm trees… *dreamy sigh*  


Non-Alcoholic Sangria 

There’s nothing more summer-y than the taste of a cold sangria. The best part is, this drink is fully customizable based on your fruit preferences. Go ahead, go crazy with it! 


Juniper and Tonic 

Gin and tonic’s cool sober cousin has arrived at the summer BBQ!  


Frozen Peach Bellini Mocktail 

A brunch classic with a non-alcoholic twist gives “bottomless brunch” a whole new meaning. 


Dry Tai 

The original Mai Tai is so good, it’s a little too easy to get carried away. The non-alcoholic version ensures that there’s no getting “carried away” no matter how much you indulge!  

Originally posted 2023

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