2016 is quickly upon us (how?!) and we’re gearing up for an NYE to remember. If you’re hosting a party and know that not all of your friends are down to drink, we’ve scoured the interwebs for 10 ‘mocktails’ to please everyone.
This mule recipe on your left can be found here.
With muddled basil and zingy blood orange sparkling soda, you’ll forget this ‘gin and tonic’ is free of… well, gin.
Tart clementines and tangy cranberries make for the perfect Spring-y mocktail in the dead of winter. Make sure to create the cranberry + clementine sugar rim to finish off the mouth watering taste of a tart ‘libation.’
If you’re in cooler climates or simply craving a warm beverage to have in hand when the ball drops, opt for an elevated take on hot chocolate. Combine spicy cayenne, nutmeg, and chili powder with decadent cocoa for a warming and spicy treat.
This drink features the best of both worlds: spicy ginger brew and creamy egg nog. If you’re craving a spiked libation, pour a dash of Bailey’s into your cup and sip the night away.
A fruity cocktail that’s a true crowd pleaser. Flavorful pear juice and nutty almond extract are the makings of a sweet drink, perfect for sipping during games and appetizers.
Just because you’re pregnant/choosing not to drink/are too young to drink on NYE, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on festive drinks of the season. Tropical mango and creamy banana lend a summery flair to this frothy and refreshing option.
Nothing feels more festive than a fizzy drink in a Champagne flute. Mix fresh squeezed orange juice with sparkling grape or apple (and even a dash of grapefruit juice, if you fancy!).
We’re firm believers ginger beer (not actual beer, y’all) makes every kind of drink better. Serve them up in chilled copper mugs for a drink that looks alcoholic, but isn’t.
Sangria’s a summertime favorite of ours and with that comes copious amounts of wine. Not so fast though, this (non-alcoholic) version mixes an array of spices and water with tangy fruit for a no-guilt take on ‘drinking.’
Channel vibes of Serendipity (the movie and the coffee shop) by serving up frozen hot cocoa. It’s easily made in the blender for a tasty after-dinner treat, or simply to serve with friends as you ring in 2016.