As we know, not all guests will be interested in an alcoholic beverage to celebrate your big day. That doesn't mean they don't want to celebrate with a fun drink to toast with! Check out 6 mocktail recipes below to be inclusive of your non-alcohol drinkers - cheers!
Cherry Bomb Mocktail
Ingredients: 1-liter lemon lime soda 4 ounces grenadine Juice from 1 lime (approx 2 tbsp) 4 maraschino cherries
Instructions: Combine soda, grenadine, and lime juice in a mixing glass and stir. Pour over rocks or ice ball in low ball glass and garnish with cherries.
1 - 2 tbsp lime
1 tbsp simple syrup
1/4 cup club soda
3-4 mint leaves (torn, optional)
3/4 cup Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic)
In the bottom of cup, pour juice from lime, simple syrup and club soda. Fill the cup about halfway with ice. Pour about 3/4 a cup of ginger beer over the ice. Garnish with mint leaves and a lime wedge if desired, and serve.
3 cups red grape juice
1 1/2 cups sparkling water / carbonated water
1 1/2 cups cranberry juice or orange juice
2 cups of chopped fruit
herbs and fresh citrus slices, to garnish
Add the grape juice, cranberry or orange juice, and sparkling water and chopped fruit to a large jug or drink dispenser. Chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 1 hour. Remove from fridge, top with ice and garnish with herbs and fruit before serving.
Roy Rogers Mocktail
1 part Grenadine 3 parts Coke or Pepsi 1 Maraschino cherry, for garnish
Pour the ingredients into a tall glass filled with ice. Stir well and garnish with the maraschino cherry.
Safe Sex on the Beach
Ingredients: 3 ounces cranberry juice 3 ounces grapefruit juice 2 ounces peach nectar 1 maraschino cherry
Pour over ice in a chilled glass and stir. Garnish with a cherry.
Coconut Lavender Lemonade
1 1/2 cups lemon juice
1 3/4 cups sugar
8 cups coconut water
4 cups water
Half of Simple Syrup Lavender Recipe (below)
-- 2 cups sugar
-- 1 1/2 water
-- 3 tbsp dried lavender
-- drops of violet food coloring (optional)
Instructions Place lemon juice, sugar, coconut water, and water into a pitcher and shake or stir vigorously until all the sugar is dissolved. Pour 1/2 of the lavender syrup into the pitcher and stir. You can add more or less lavender syrup to your personal taste. Start with 1/2 of the lavender syrup recipe and add more or less to taste.