Having fun doesn’t always require alcohol. If you’re the resident designated driver, or you just want to keep the festive drinks clean this time around, here are some fabulous mocktail recipes for you to whip up in a jiffy. Alcohol free, but packed with flavour! Let’s grab our shakers, shall we?
This mature take on a roadhouse shake is a chilled crème-based gin fizz that sings with blackberry and rose water flavours. Rosy, lemony, creamy, and cheeky.
- 50ml Musgrave Inspirit
- 2 bar spoons of Blackberry jam
- 10ml sugar syrup
- 15ml Fresh lemon Juice
- 1 rosemary sprig
- 25ml fresh cream
- Rosemary sprig and 1 winterberry
To make this non-alcoholic cocktail, add all the ingredients, except for the tonic into a shaker. Stir and add lots of ice. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Double strain into a chilled glass and top with chilled tonic water.
Non-alcoholic rose and hibiscus tea negroni
This non-alcoholic drink is a delicious hot aperitif that will fill the air with aromas of mulled spices, hibiscus and deep citrus.
- 2 Cloves
- 1-star anise
- Sweet hibiscus tea
- 50ml of Musgrave Inspirit
- Cinnamon Stick and a slice of orange
Special prep: Sweet Hibiscus Tea: 400ml hibiscus tea with 100ml sugar syrup.
Add all ingredients to a heatproof balloon glass. Heat the glass with a chef’s torch. Suspend on a tumbler glass and serve the first 2 ingredients in to mug and fill with hot coffee and stir. Layer an orange oil-infused whipped cream on top.
Raspberry lemonade cordial
- 250ml (1 cup) water
- 200g (1 cup) sugar
- 250ml (1 cup) lemon juice
- zest of 1 lemon
- 250ml (1 cup) raspberries, puréed
- 125ml (½ cup) whole raspberries
- crushed ice, to serve
- sparkling water, to serve
- fresh mint sprigs, to serve
Abstinence Lemon Spritz
- 50ml Abstinence Lemon Aperitif 200ml Soda Water (can be substituted with Tonic)
- Garnish with a lemon Peel
Pour ABSTINENCE Lemon Aperitif over ice in a Gin Goblet or Wine Glass. Top with Soda and garnish with fresh lemon peel.
- 60ml Fluére Original, Spiced Cane or Raspberry
- 30ml Lemon juice
- 20ml Simple syrup
- Soda Water
Pour all of the ingredients over ice cubes in a smooth Collins glass until it’s 3/4 full. Top it off with crushed ice and garnish with lemon wedge and either maraschino cherries (if you’ve chosen Fluére Raspberry) or a sprig of mint (if you’ve chosen Fluére Original or Spiced Cane).
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