Mocktails

Be a responsible host. 

To make hosting your next event a breeze, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries offers a selection of refreshing non-alcoholic drink recipes. These delicious mocktails are easy to make and will become proven favourites. For more tips on party planning and how to be a responsible host, check out Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries’ Host Guide, available in Liquor Marts or online.

RECIPES

The Ginger Grape

In a Collins glass filled with ice:
Add 4 oz ginger beer (non-alcoholic)
2 oz club soda
Stir. Garnish with a couple frozen red grapes. 

Butterscotch Apple Cream

3 oz apple juice
1 scoop butterscotch swirl ice cream
Small scoop crushed ice
Blend together. Pour into hurricane glass. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with cinnamon or a cinnamon stick. 

Refreshing Ruby

2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz ruby red grapefruit cocktail
2 oz ginger ale
Dash of grenadine.
Blend with ice and serve with a pineapple garnish if desired.

Cranberry-Raspberry Smoothie

1 cup cranberry juice
8 oz vanilla yogurt
1 cup frozen unsweetened raspberries
3 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup ice cubes
In a blender, combine all ingredients until well-blended.

Belle Bellini

2 oz peach nectar
Sparkling cider
Dash of lemon juice (optional)
Chill ingredients. Dip the rim of a champagne flute in cider and then sugar. Pour in nectar and add cider. Finish with a dash of fresh lemon juice if desired.

The Naked Cosmo

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add:
3 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz orange juice
Juice of half a lime
Shake and strain in a martini glass. Top with club soda (to taste). Garnish with lime.