As the holiday season comes to an end, many people are looking to take a break from the indulgences of the past few months. Dry January is a popular movement that encourages people to abstain from alcohol for the month of January.
While it may seem daunting to give up your favorite cocktails for a whole month, there are plenty of tasty non-alcoholic options to explore.
Whether you're looking for a refreshing mocktail to enjoy on a warm day or a cozy drink to sip by the fire, there are plenty of creative and delicious recipes to try.
From fruity blends to herbal infusions, there's something for everyone.
The beauty of Dry January cocktails is that they're not just for those who are abstaining from alcohol. They're also a great option for anyone who wants to cut back on their drinking or try something new.
Plus, they're often made with fresh, healthy ingredients that can help you feel revitalized and energized.
So, if you're looking to start the new year off on a healthy note, or just want to mix up your drink routine, check out some of the best Dry January Cocktail recipes.
You might just find a new favorite that you'll want to enjoy all year round.
1. Dry Season
Dry Season is a refreshing and tart mocktail that is perfect for Dry January. This cocktail is a blend of blueberry juice, lemon, elderflower, and mint that creates a beautiful berry color. The cocktail is served in a coupe glass and garnished with lemon peels or mint leaves.
If you want to add alcohol, you can add 2 ounces of dry gin. The recipe is easy to follow and can be made using fresh blueberries or blueberry juice. This mocktail is a great alternative to traditional cocktails and is perfect for those who want to take a break from alcohol.
2. Avocado Kedavra
Looking for a unique and flavorful Dry January cocktail? Look no further than the Avocado Kedavra. This mocktail is a blend of ripe avocado, white grapefruit juice, lime juice, and a jalapeño simple syrup that gives it a spicy kick. The avocado adds a velvety smoothness to the drink while the citrus gives it a tart punch.
The everything bagel seasoning rim adds a nice touch of saltiness and toastiness. This green machine cocktail is a perfect choice for those looking for a low ABV drink that's packed with flavor. Give it a try and be pleasantly surprised by its uniqueness.
3. Non-Alcoholic Gin and Tonic
Looking for a refreshing and easy-to-make Dry January cocktail? Look no further than the Non-Alcoholic Gin and Tonic. This mocktail takes only three ingredients to create and is perfect for a hot summer day or a quick unwind beverage at night. The key to this drink is using good quality ingredients, such as a more expensive tonic like Fever Tree and a good quality non-alcoholic gin like Caleno or Ritual Gin.
While it doesn't have the exact same taste or burn as traditional gin, it still has a similar flavor profile and is a great alternative for those looking to cut back on alcohol. So, if you're looking for a simple and refreshing Dry January cocktail, give the Non-Alcoholic Gin and Tonic a try.
4. Cucumber Ginger Mocktail
The Cucumber Ginger Mocktail is a refreshing and flavorful non-alcoholic drink that combines the cool and refreshing taste of cucumber with the spiced and aromatic flavor of ginger.
The addition of bubbly water adds a light and refreshing fizz to the drink, making it feel like a fancy cocktail without the alcohol. This mocktail is perfect for Dry January and for pregnant women experiencing nausea or other tummy troubles.
The Seedlip NOgroni is a non-alcoholic version of the classic Negroni. Made with Seedlip Spice, Æcorn Bitter, and Æcorn Aromatic, this complex and bitter cocktail is a great substitute for the original.
It's easy to make and requires only a few tools. The NOgroni is perfect for anyone participating in Dry January or anyone who wants to cut back on their alcohol intake.
6. Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail
The Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail is a refreshing and healthy winter spritzer that is perfect for Dry January. Made with blood orange juice, honey, vanilla extract, and sparkling water, this mocktail is not only delicious but also packed with immune-boosting Vitamin C and fiber.
The ruby-red color of the blood oranges makes it a beautiful and eye-catching drink that is perfect for girls' night in or any winter gathering. Overall, this mocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a non-alcoholic drink that is both healthy and tasty.
7. Cucumber Rosemary Tonic Mocktail
The Cucumber Rosemary Tonic Mocktail is a refreshing and sophisticated drink that is perfect for Dry January. The combination of fresh cucumber and rosemary, along with a high-quality tonic, creates a delicious and complex flavor profile that is sure to impress. The addition of peppercorns adds a subtle spiciness and wonderful aroma to the drink.
While this mocktail doesn't require non-alcoholic gin, it can be a fun addition for those who want to experiment with zero-proof spirits. Overall, the Cucumber Rosemary Tonic Mocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and refreshing Dry January cocktail.
8. Ginger Lemon Mocktail
The Ginger Lemon Mocktail is a refreshing and zesty drink that is perfect for those who are looking for a non-alcoholic option during Dry January. This mocktail is made with a dash of spicy ginger and sparkling soda water, which gives it a unique and invigorating taste. The lemon adds a tangy flavor that complements the ginger perfectly.
This mocktail is easy to make and can be enjoyed any time of the day. It's a great alternative to alcoholic drinks and is perfect for those who want to stay sober during the month of January. If you're looking for a delicious and healthy mocktail, then the Ginger Lemon Mocktail is definitely worth trying.
9. Blackberry Cider Fizz
The Blackberry Cider Fizz is a refreshing and flavorful mocktail that is perfect for Dry January. This fizzy drink is infused with apple cider vinegar and blackberry syrup, and is sweetened with a rosemary simple syrup. The combination of flavors creates a deliciously tart and sweet taste that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.
The blackberry mixture is strained to remove the seeds and then combined with sparkling soda to create a fizzy, refreshing drink. It's a great way to enjoy a mocktail while still staying on track with your health goals. If you're looking for a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional cocktails, the Blackberry Cider Fizz is definitely worth a try.
10. Guava Mint Kombucha Mocktail
Looking for a refreshing and healthy alternative to traditional cocktails this Dry January? Look no further than the Guava Mint Kombucha Mocktail! This non-alcoholic drink is packed with flavor and probiotic health benefits, making it the perfect option for those looking to take a break from alcohol but still enjoy a delicious beverage.
The combination of tart and fruity kombucha, sparkling water, fresh mint, and lime creates a fizzy and flavorful drink that is sure to satisfy. Plus, with the added benefits of probiotics from the kombucha, you can feel good about indulging in this guilt-free mocktail. So why not give the Guava Mint Kombucha Mocktail a try this Dry January and see how delicious and healthy a cocktail alternative can be!