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Dry January

Mocktails

Dry January is meant as a time to set aside a month to abstain from alcohol. Many set new goals starting the new year, and often those goals coincide with health and wellness. These mocktails are perfect for entertaining your dry January friends. And if you aren't observing "Dry January" All beverages can be made alcoholic of course. 

Rosemary Pear Mocktail

Ingredients

Rosemary Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary

Rosemary Pear Mocktail

  • 5 tablespoon pear juice
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary simple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice 
  •  sparkling water to taste

Instructions

How to Make Rosemary Simple Syrup

  1. Combine sugar and water in a pot and cook over medium heat. Cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Turn off heat and toss in rosemary sprigs. Cool Completely.  

How to Make Rosemary Pear Mocktail

 Pour pear juice, rosemary simple syrup, lemon juice, and sparkling water. Add ice and garnish if desired.

 

Grapefruit Thyme mocktail

Ingredients:

Thyme Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup fresh thyme

Grapefruit Thyme mocktail

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1/3 cup thyme syrup
  • Ice

How to make Simple Syrup:

Combine water and sugar to a pot. Bring to a boil and then simmer for a few minutes. Remove from the heat and add fresh thyme and steep.

How to make Grapefruit Thyme Mocktail

Rim glass with sugar if desired. Fill glass with ice. Add 3 tablespoons thyme syrup to each glass and fill up with 1/2 cup grapefruit juice and approximately 1 cup sparkling water. Garnish.

Harry Potter Butter Beer

Butter Beer Ingredients

  • 2 liters of Creme Soda
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter Extract
  • 2 Teaspoons Rum Extract

Creme Topping Ingredients:

  • 7 ounce container of Marshmallow creme or fluff
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract

Instructions:

Add the rum extract and butter extract to the 2 liter of cream soda. Close lid and gently mix. Prepare the topping by combining the marshmallow creme, whipping cream and rum extract. Beat on high for a few minutes until peaks appear. Add a few tablespoons of whipped topping to the bottom of glass. Pour cream soda over topping. Enjoy!

Spiced Eggnog

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • cinnamon to taste

Directions:

Pour milk, sugar, vanilla and spices into a shaker and shake vigorously until blended and foamy. Pour into a glass and garnish if desired. 

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