Off the booze for Dry January? Then try our top 5 delicious mocktails.

Who’s thinking alcohol free isn’t fun? Are you championing Dry January, giving yourself a healthy start to the year? Then these mocktails will be right up your street.

With the recent festivities over, many people will be ready to take some positive steps towards better health and wellbeing.

It can be tough of course, so if you’re staying in on a dismal January night and looking longingly into the drinks cabinet – then why not have a go at one of our favourite mocktails and put the fizz and fun back into your glass.

  1. Berry Breezer
  2. Half a fresh lime
  3. 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  4. 100ml of cranberry juice
  5. 50 ml pineapple juice
  6. Tonic water

Crush the lime and sugar together, add the juices, stir and pour onto ice. Top with tonic water to your taste and garnish with a lime wedge.

  • Elderflower Spritzer
  • 50ml of elderflower cordial
  • 3 lemon wedges
  • ½ a teaspoon of brown sugar
  • Soda water
  • Mint to garnish

Crush the lemon wedges and sugar together, add the elderflower cordial, stir and pour onto ice. Top with soda water your taste and garnish with lemon wedge and sprig of mint.

  • Winter Warmer
  • 75ml of apple juice
  • 75ml of cranberry juice
  • 2.5 teaspoons of honey
  • Lemon and cloves to garnish

Heat the apple and cranberry juice together, stir in honey and serve immediately. Garnish with clove-studded lemon

  • Citrus Mock-tini
  • 3 fresh kumquats
  • 3 teaspoons of lime marmalade
  • 25ml of clementine juice
  • Tonic water

Crush the kumquats with the marmalade, add clementine juice, stir and pour ice and top with tonic water to your taste.

  • Pina-Banana
  • 1 banana
  • 1 teaspoon of almond syrup
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 50ml single cream
  • Dash of pineapple juice

Blend all the ingredients together with ice until frozen.

If you think drinking is a problem for you an d you need help, Somerset Drink and Alcohol Service (SDAS), delivered by the charity Turning Point, provides free and confidential support for people wanting to make changes to their relationship with alcohol. For support speak to your GP, call SDAS 0300 303 8788 or visit 

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