Two non alcoholic drinks

4 Easy Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

A spicy nogroni or a refreshing gin alt and tonic...you decide!

It’s January again and we have been searching for some delicious mocktail ideas to quench our thirst without indulging in booze. (Check out our guide to ‘Keeping Dry January Fun’.)

Here are four of our favourite easy to make non-alcoholic ideas…so go on…wet your whistle.

Ceder’s NoGroni Recipe

Spicy and fruity, perfect for Winter’s nights.

  1. Stir 50ml Ceder’s Classic, with 15ml of Orange juice and 40ml of red grape juice over ice.
  2. Add 8 drops of Tonka bean bitters (Don’t panic you can use a dash of vanilla extract instead) and stir.
  3. Pour into a tumbler of  ice and add an orange twist to garnish. Yum!

Why not enjoy your NoGronis Italian style with friends and an antipasti platter (check out our guide to Antipasti Platter Perfection)

Ceder’s & Tonic Recipe

A deliciously refreshing twist on a classic.

  1. Add 50ml of your favourite Ceder’s variant (There is crisp, classic or wild to choose from) to a glass of ice.
  2. Top up with 150ml of premium tonic water.
  3. Garnish with a slice of cucumber, lemon or grapefruit.

This refreshing classic is the perfect accompaniment to cured salmon. (Check out our recipe for Easy Caraway Cured Salmon.)

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Nogroni | Ceder's and Tonic

Funky Fruit Recipe

We love the idea of a mocktail that is full of fruity goodness!

  1. Add a couple of table spoons of your favourite fruit coulis.
  2. Top with ice, soda water and garnish with lots of seasonal fruit.

Combat those winter blues and brighten your days with this Green Chilli and Avocado Dip recipe. Spicy chillies, fragrant coriander and creamy avocado make it a winner! (Check out the Green Chilli and Avocado Dip recipe here)

 

 

 

Minty Romney Recipe

A fruity cocktail combining zesty lemon juice and refreshing mint.

  1. Combine blackberry syrup (you could use a spoon of blackberry jam instead) the juice of half of lemon, fresh mint and a couple of dashed of angostura bitters over ice.
  2. Stir and top with soda water.
  3. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

The sweet rich blackberries and the zesty lemon of this cocktail sing when enjoyed with this Mackerel Pâté recipe (Check out our recipe for Mackerel Pâté here)

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