Fall is the perfect time of year for cozy sweaters, warm gatherings, and time spent with friends. For many of us, that includes a few drinks to help facilitate the holiday spirit. But what if alcohol isn’t on your agenda this year?
The good news is that there are plenty of flavorful substitutes you can sip and still join the fun.
Even kids will get a kick out of some of these drinks.
If you are looking for a booze-free way to celebrate the autumn season, check out these fall mocktails to get your taste buds tingling.
Apple is an iconic fall flavor, so it’s no surprise that it’s first on the list.
Who doesn’t look forward to
a spicy cup of apple cider every year?
This mocktail gives a classic favorite a fun twist. If you enjoy bubbly beverages, this crisp treat is the perfect selection.
quick and simple mocktail puts cranberries in the spotlight.
Personally, I am a huge fan of this little tart fruit, and I don’t think it gets enough attention next to some sweeter flavors. But with enough sugar and some carbonation, it’s a huge hit with kids.
Garnish with a sprig of rosemary, and you have a picture-worthy drink.
This recipe tastes as good as it looks, so it’s a huge hit at gatherings.
Not to mention the enormous immune benefits you can get from this festive beverage.
Ingredients like citrus, ginger, and rosemary pack this drink with a bunch of antioxidants and sufficient flavor. Spread the healthy holiday cheer!
other holiday mocktails to make if you're feeling festive.
Just because summertime is over doesn’t mean you should have to abandon your favorite sunny drink.
This fall beverage borrows the tangy twist of your favorite margarita for the perfect summery touch.
Combined with the apple, they are a surprising blend of crispy, sweet, and sour. And I couldn’t believe how quickly I fell in love with the cinnamon sugar rim.
This recipe is everything it promises to be. All of your favorite classic fall flavors are here.
Cranberry, apple, cinnamon, and orange make up the bulk of the flavor here.
With a surprising, spicy zing, I couldn’t get enough of this clever mocktail.
Holiday dinners are one of the most important elements of the holiday season. But the truth is we all know we are just there for the pie.
This caramel apple pie mocktail tastes identical to the authentic dessert.
Garnish with apple slices and rosemary for the perfect festive drink. Guests will fall in love with these.
Citrus is an incredibly refreshing flavor, and when it is paired with apple, it takes on a sweet, fall flavor.
This mocktail perfectly balances the acid from the citrus and apples with the robust flavor of ginger.
This drink is complex and perfect for sipping to kick off the winter months.
This apple ginger punch is delicious and easy to make.
It’s so simple you might want to include your kids and start a tradition of serving up this mocktail at every holiday party.
Sparkling water, fresh orange slices, and apples make this refreshing drink the perfect go-to for any occasion.
Cranberry and orange are the sweet and sour combination your autumnal gathering didn’t know it needed.
Simply blend with some sparkling sweet soda. This drink is so easy to make that you’ll drink it daily for the entire season.
Don’t forget to garnish this drink with fresh cranberries and orange slices for an ideal holiday touch.
Pear is another flavor that gets left out of holiday recipes far too often.
It’s an incredibly sweet fruit with a distinct flavor that is perfect for pairing with the robust spices and savory dishes of the season.
I highly recommend using sparkling apple juice for this mocktail. The flavor blends in perfectly with the honey and pear.
The Moscow Mule is one of my favorite cocktails for chilly winter nights.
This version with apple is a great new take for the fall season as well.
The apples combined with the spicy ginger beer were a reminder of
my favorite fall desserts. Garnish with cinnamon and serve it at your favorite gathering.
This apple cider mocktail is like the classic beverage with a boost.
Extra sugar and a splash of simple syrup give this apple cider some extra sweetness and depth.
This beverage is as beautiful and delicious as caramel, so I highly recommend serving this liquid gold in a glass.
Pumpkin is obviously one of the most popular flavors of the autumn season. And for a good reason.
This semi-sweet squash is perfect for blending with sweet spices and creating a unique profile.
This drink, in particular, is perfect for the chilly months thanks to a boost of vitamin C and other immune support.
This slightly sweet and mildly carbonated drink is perfect for the holiday season.
Apples and cranberry are some of the most iconic flavors for fall, so you can’t go wrong with a little of both in your beverages.
Adding a little orange juice, honey, and cinnamon makes this drink
Christmas in a cup.
When you need a quick and easy punch for a gathering, this punch is the perfect way to impress your guests.
Not only is it beautiful to look at, but it is also refreshing and surprisingly flavorful.
Soothing chamomile and crisp apple come together to create a flavor that is instantly familiar and enticing.
You really can’t go wrong with apples on the table when it comes to fall flavors.
This sparkling cider is a slightly heartier version of the beloved Apple cider.
Notes of cranberry and ginger bring out the spicy sweetness of the cider. This drink is perfect for garnishing with fresh apple slices and cranberries.
Honeycrisps are definitely my favorite of all apples, and I am not alone.
This mocktail created with fresh Honeycrisp apples and ginger beer is probably
my favorite of all apple drinks thanks to its superior flavor and simple taste.
What more could you need?
Fall flavors are my favorite, so don’t miss out just because you don’t drink alcohol! These fall mocktails are the perfect drinks to enjoy all season.
1. Choose your favorite recipe.
2. Gather the necessary ingredients. 3. Prep and cook your recipe. 4. Enjoy!
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