It's party time and what do you do about guests who do not prefer alcohol? They don't need to be left out, if you consider including mocktails. Include a few non-alcoholic beverages…serve them in attractive glasses, add an interesting twist and your party spirits surely would not be dampened!
The consumer market is experiencing a spurt in demand for non-alcoholic beverages. One in three adults prefer non alcoholic beverages. Drivers, pregnant women and people with specific health issues maintain abstinence from alcohol. Read through to explore exotic fresh, tasty mocktail concoctions. Get creative; whip up interesting combinations sans alcohol.
Traditionally, those who prefer non-alcoholic beverages want the taste of 'some' distillation but not its effects. Creating substitutes that mimic the effects is pretty easy. All that it requires is realizing the tastes of different ingredients, knowing the use of appropriate syrups and flavors and the results of mixtures.
Non alcoholic beverage recipes
Apple Orchard Punch
Take a large punch bowl. Combine apple juice, concentrated cranberry juice and then the orange juice. Stir well for few minutes. Add the ginger ale. Thinly slice the apple in interesting shapes. Float these apple slices on the top of punch.
Combine sugar and tea in a pitcher and stir well until sugar is fully dissolved. Add orange juice, pineapple juice and lemonade and stir well. Refrigerate for 4 hours. Remember to stir in ginger ale just before serving.
Add cranberry juice, pineapple juice and then sugar in a large punch bowl. Stir well till sugar is fully dissolved. Add the almond extract and finally pour in the ginger ale.
Pseudo champagne punch
Take a large punch bowl and mix the ingredients. Serve cold.
Take a large saucepan, separate eggs and beat yolks well. Add only ½ cup sugar and beat well. Degrease beaters and bowl well. Now beat the egg whites well. Add the remaining sugar and continue to beat well. Add heavy cream and stir gently. Then add the milk, bourbon and rum. Refrigerate and serve chilled.
Combine cream, cloves and cinnamon stick. Brew coffee. Take a heavy saucepan, maintain low heat. Heat ¼ cup cream along with chocolate and sugar. Wait for the mixture to turn smooth. Now, stir in hot coffee, a little at a time. Whisk until mixture becomes frothy. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle orange zest, its ready to taste. Replace coffee with drinking chocolate or cocoa powder for an alternative taste.