Start the New Year right with these delicious non-alcoholic drinks, prefect for a sober party or family gathering. Celebrate this New Years with good people and these eight alcohol-free punches, sparklers, ciders, and dessert drinks.
New Years Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Mix 2 cups of cranberry juice with 1 ½ cups of blackberry puree. Pour in 2-3 cups of sparkling water and add mint garnish.
Pour 2 tablespoons of ginger ale over ice. Mix in a generous amount of cider to complete this quick and crisp holiday drink.
A sweet yet sour drink for citrus-lovers. Place ⅓ cup of blood orange sparkling cider, 1 tablespoon of tangerine juice, 2 tablespoons of lemon lime-juice, and 2 tablespoons of simple sugar in a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold. Pour the tasty citrus drink in a cocktail glass filled with ice and rimmed with sugar.
Hot Holiday Drinks
Apple Pie Spiced Cider
The perfect drink for cold winter nights. Spice 1 ¼ cups cider with ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ginger, 3 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon allspice, a pinch of nutmeg, and ground cloves. Heat it up and serve each drink with a cinnamon stick for stirring and flourish. Serving Size: 6 people.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Whisk 1 quart milk into a pan of warmed ⅓ cup cocoa until cocoa has dissolved. Melt crushed peppermint and chocolate chips into the cocoa-milk mix. Serve with a peppermint stick for stirring and ornamentation. Serving size: 4.
Citrus Wassail Punch
Mix 8 cups unsweetened apple juice, 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice, and 2 cups orange juice with ¼ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, and ½ teaspoon ground cloves. Bring the fruit mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and let the punch simmer before serving it to guests. Serving Size: 8.
Iced Vanilla Soy Latte
For each coffee drink, brew ½ cup french roast coffee or espresso with 1 ½ cups of water. Mix in 2 cups vanilla soy milk. Drizzle on caramel or chocolate and add whipped cream for sweetness. Serve on ice for the perfect chilled coffee drink.
A fizzy, creamy, and delicious dessert drink that combines three sweet ingredients: 4 cups chilled chocolate milk, 4 cups root beer, and a pint of ice cream. Serving size: 8.
Get The Sober Party Started
These eight non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for a party for friends and family in recovery. With a delicious non-alcoholic drink in hand, sober folks can feel like they are participating in New Years celebrations while maintaining sobriety. Be safe and make this New Years Eve a night to actually remember.