The holidays are a time for fun, presents, family time and drinking. Here are some nice non-alcoholic options for everyone who doesn’t drink, or have gone teetotal this year.
With holiday season in full swing, don’t let all the alcohol intimidate you
‘Tis the season to be sober.
With alcohol taking a dominant role in the festive season, it can sometimes seem hard to find alternative drinks out there.
However, have no fear; there are in fact some delicious options for holiday drinks out there, which are suitable for anyone who’s not that into drinking.
DESIblitz looks into the non-alcoholic drinks that simply ooze festive spirit.
1. Pink Grapefruit Virgin Margarita
This drink will leave you feeling fancy and is a great treat for the entire family.
The sanding sugar adds an aesthetic kick, as it’s a large-grain decorative sugar.
It can however be substituted with granulated sugar, for those who don’t have sanding sugar on hand.
2. Non-Alcoholic Kahlua-cino
Coffee lovers will really enjoy this aromatic drink.
Although it is usually infused with Kahlua, it can substituted with almond extract, and still taste great.
3. Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine
Mulled wine is a seasonal classic. Now with this recipe, you can enjoy if you don’t drink alcohol, or you can just drink it, because it’s pretty delicious.
4. Pear Tree Cocktail
This sober cocktail has a refreshing taste.
By using the combination of lemon-lime juice and pear juice, it will balance out your taste buds with some tart and some sweet flavours.
Add a mint sprig as a garnish if you’re feeling fancy.
5. Thick and Rich Hot Cocoa
We’ve all indulged in the standard hot chocolate; however this European-style drinking chocolate is a new experience entirely.
With a rich and creamy texture, this cocoa is a chocolatey delight that offers something different and is still warm enough to enjoy in the winter months.
With holiday season in full swing, don’t let all the alcohol intimidate you.
These alternative drinks can still give you the warm fuzzy feeling of the holidays, without all of the hangover headaches after.
Images courtesy of liquor.com
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