Not only do non-alcoholic cocktails taste great, they’re also a perfect way to beat the heat without getting dehydrated. Even better, your entire family can enjoy a virgin drink, so no one misses out on the fun. Read on to learn more about how to make virgin cocktails for all of your summertime events.
How to Make a Non-Alcoholic Summer Cocktail
Non-alcoholic drinks do not have to be boring. Made with a variety of fresh fruits, juices, herbs, and spices, a mocktail can be just as exciting as any alcoholic option. Plus, you can keep a bottle or two of spirits on hand for any guest who likes them spiked.
To make any cocktail recipe virgin, just swap out the alcohol for a non-booze alternative, such as juice or sparkling water. You can usually keep all the other ingredients exactly the same. Be sure to top off your drink with some fun garnishes to keep up the cocktail them, such as a fresh strawberry, a sprig of herb, or thin slice of cucumber.
Top 10 Non-Alcoholic Summer Cocktail Recipes
Looking for some quick and easy summer mocktail recipes? Here are ten non-alcoholic summer cocktails your entire family is sure to love:
This sangria is chock-full of fresh fruit, juice, and sparkling water to add a little pizzazz. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to cut down on chopping all that fresh fruit, consider grabbing up a Fresh Fruit Favorites Platter from Edible Arrangements®. It includes fresh orange slices, strawberries, pineapple daisies, and so much more. Plus, it makes for a tasty snack, too.
With tangy lime juice, refreshing mint, and the sweet taste of strawberries and pineapple, this recipe is completely delicious. To save you time chopping enough strawberries and pineapple to make enough of these drinks for a crowd, just order a Slice Of Sweet Fruit Platter from Edible Arrangements®. It’s packed with pineapple daisies, strawberries, cantaloupe, honeydew, and more for your guests to enjoy.
This recipe combines cranberries, mint, and lime for an utterly refreshing drink that tastes just as great as the real deal. Sparkling water adds a fun, fizzy zest that makes this recipe stand out among the rest.
Non-alcoholic ginger beer and fresh lime juice make this drink a slightly spicy and refreshing way to cool down on a warm summer evening. Club soda replaces the vodka that’s usually added to a Moscow Mule, so anyone can enjoy this tasty beverage.
To make these refreshing and tasty mocktails, you need just four simple ingredients: strawberries, limes, mint leaves, and lemon-lime soda. The resulting drink is slightly tart, a little fizzy, and completely delicious.
This virgin margarita features lemon, fresh mango puree, and a little bit of simple syrup to sweeten it up. A sprig of mint completes the drink, making it fun, festive, and perfect for a summer evening.
This mocktail combines the sweet taste of citrus and strawberries with fresh, sliced ginger that adds just the right amount of bite. Sparkling water completes the drink, making it perfectly sippable and intriguing.
A cold, fruity drink is the perfect way to cool down in the summertime. This mocktail blends up frozen peaches, sparkling apple juice, and a little lime for a refreshing frozen drink you’re sure to make over and over again.
A Copa Verde usually blends up avocado, lime, agave nectar, and thyme with tequila. For a virgin take, this mocktail replaces tequila with club soda resulting in a refreshing and tasty drink even the kids can sip.
This take on a summer mimosa includes kombucha for a fizzy, tangy taste that’s packed with probiotics. It’s also packed with mango, strawberries, and orange juice for a super crisp, fruit punch flavor.
These virgin mocktails will liven up any summer barbecue, pool party, or family gathering. Plus, since they’re alcohol-free, you can imbibe until your heart’s content.