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These 6 Delicious Mocktails are Perfect for an Alcohol-Free Party

If you’re hosting a party for those in the recovery community, or you’re trying to make the most out of your wedding as a pregnant bride, there’s plenty of reasons to plan an alcohol-free event. Though most people assume that parties need to have some sort of alcohol available if they’re going to go off without a hitch – the truth is that there’s a range of delicious mocktails out there that can provide the same sense of luxury – without the hangover.

Following are just some of our favorite recipes designed to keep your bar inspirational, and your guests happy.

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1.    The Dark Invader

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Vanilla Syrup
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Blackberries

To make this brilliant beverage, combine the blackberries, syrup and juice in a cocktail shaker and mix well. Add ice and shake vigorously for at least thirty seconds, before straining into a cocktail glass. Garnish with extra blackberries for an additional ounce of flair.

2.    Cherry Bomb

Ingredients:

  • Grenadine
  • Lemon/Lime Soda
  • Lime Juice
  • Maraschino cherries

Pour the soda, lime juice, and grenadine into a large mixing glass and stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined. Pour over plenty of ice in a low ball glass, and garnish with cherries.

3.    Ginger Lime Fizz

Ingredients:

  • Limes
  • Seltzer water
  • Squeezed lime juice
  • Ginger beer

This particular mocktail doesn’t require any professional mixer knowledge. Simply toss all of the ingredients into your biggest, fanciest pitcher and serve ice cold to your guests.

4.    Virgin Moscow Mule

Ingredients:

  • Ice cubes
  • Sparkling water
  • Vanilla syrup
  • Ginger beer
  • Lime juice

Combine all of your ingredients into a glass and stir together well. If you want to save time, you can use a pitcher instead – just be sure to garnish each glass you serve with a small slice of ginger, and a sliver of lime.

5.    Coconut Lavender Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • Lavender syrup
  • Water
  • Coconut water
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice

Place the sugar, lemon juice, water, and coconut water into a pitcher and mix well until all of the sugar granules dissolve. Pour your lavender syrup into the concoction, and stir well for one of the prettiest mocktails you’ll ever see.

6.    Sparkling Raspberry Flutes

Ingredients:

  • Frozen raspberry lemonade
  • Frozen raspberries
  • Cold water
  • White grape juice (Sparkling)

In a small pitcher, mix your frozen lemonade with three cups of water. Fill an ice cube tray with raspberries and the raspberry lemonade mix, and set inside of the freezer, then move the remaining drink mix to the side for later. When everything is ready to serve, add ice cubes to each glass, and add a teaspoon of raspberry lemonade, followed by plenty of sparkling grape juice.

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