The holidays are a time of indulgence, but that doesn't mean every guest that visits your bar or restaurant this holiday season is looking to indulge in alcohol. Make sure you have some festive non-alcoholic cocktails on your menu to include everyone in the celebrations. We've rounded up a few non-alc holiday cocktails for your menus below!


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Recipe & photo: Ritual Zero Proof

Rum Hot Chocolate


4 oz Ritual Rum Alternative

1.5 cups milk

¼ cup chocolate chips

1 tbsp caramel

½ tsp sea salt


Add milk, chocolate, caramel and salt to a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until chocolate is melted and all ingredients are well blended. Add hot chocolate to two mugs. Add 2 oz of rum alternative and stir. Top with whipped cream and more caramel.


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Recipe & Image: TÖST Beverages

TÖSTed Cranberry Apple


2 oz. apple cider, chilled

1 oz. cranberry juice cocktail, chilled

2 oz. TÖST, chilled

1 oz. fresh-squeezed orange juice, chilled

Crisp, think-sliced apple slices for garnish

Frozen cranberries, optional for garnish

Rosemary spring, for individual garnish


Combine chilled juices in shaker; apple cider, cranberry juice, and orange juice. Pour over ice in a Double Old-Fashioned glass (14 oz.). Just before serving, add chilled TÖST and stir, gently. Garnish with crisp apple slice and a rosemary-cranberry skewer with a straw.


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe: The Free Spirits Company

Blackberry Snow Cone


2.5 oz The Spirit of Gin

0.5 oz Lemon Juice

3 droppers of All The Bitter Lavender Bitters

Mint Sprig

A spare blackberry or two

.5 oz Blackberry Syrup:

6 oz Blackberries

0.75 cup of sugar

0.75 cup of water


For the blackberry syrup, heat everything up in a pan until it's simmering for about 8 minutes. As the blackberries soften, squash out the juice then allow to cool. Strain out the solids and bottle it. It’ll keep for up to a week in the fridge, but it won’t last that long. 

For the cocktail, dry shake all the ingredients. Pour over a mound of crushed ice in your favorite drinking vessel. Garnish with a big mint sprig and a blackberry.


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Recipe: Derek Brown (Photo: Farrah Skeiky)

Champagne Cocktail


4 oz. Surely Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Brut

6 dashes All the Bitters Non-alcoholic Aromatic Bitters

1 sugar cube

Lemon peel


Coat a sugar cube with bitters and add to a Champagne coupe. Pour chilled Surely over the cube and garnish with lemon peel.


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Recipe: Derek Brown (Photo: Farrah Skeiky)

Poinsettia Cocktail


3 oz. Surely Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Brut

3 oz. Cranberry juice cocktail (or cranberry juice for a more tart cocktail)

0.5 oz. DHŌS Orange Non-alcoholic Liqueur


Rosemary sprig


Pour chilled ingredients in glass and stir. Garnish with cranberries and rosemary sprig.



non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe: Hilton

Hallmark Holiday Cosmopolitan


3 oz. Cranberry Juice 

1 oz. Lime Juice 

1 oz. Orange Soda 

Club soda, to top 

Garnish: sugared cranberries on skewer  


Add all ingredients (except club soda) to cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake well. Strain over fresh ice into highball glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with three sugared cranberries on a skewer laid across the glass. Note: Wash and dry whole cranberries. Place on half sheet pan and coat with simple syrup. Sprinkle generously with sugar. Freeze until use. 


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe: OAK at Fourteenth

Lights Out


1.5 oz. zero-proof Three Spirits Livener

.5 oz blackberry thyme simple syrup (recipe below)

2-3 dashes Dram Apothecary Palo Santo bitters

6 dashes Fee Brothers Aztec chocolate bitters

Soda water


For the simple syrup, combine 1 quart sugar, 1 quart water, and a pint of blackberries. Bring to a boil and boil for five minutes. Turn off the heat and add a sprig of thyme. Cover and let ingredients steep for 30 minutes or until cooled. Strain.

For the cocktail, combine Three Spirits, bitters, and simple syrup* in a shaker filled with ice. Shake for a few seconds. Pour over a cube of ice, preferably, or a cup filled with ice. Garnish with blackberries and fresh thyme leaves.


non-alcoholic holiday cocktail recipe
Recipe: Derek Brown (Photo: Farrah Skeiky)

Yule Gløgg 


1 bottle of Surely Non-Alcoholic Red Blend

1 cup Ritual Rum Alternative (optional)

1 tsp. crushed cardamom seeds

2 tsp. Cloves

0.5 tsp. grated ginger

2 tsp. grated orange zest

2 cinnamon sticks

0.5 cup whole almonds — blanched

0.5 cup seedless raisins

0.5 cup brown sugar


Combine the spices and zest in a satchel or folded cheesecloth that you can tie with string. Heat wine to a boil and then add the spice sack. Once the spice sack is added, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add in almonds (optional), sugar, and raisins; cook for an additional 5-10 minutes while stirring. Remove from heat, add rum alternative, and serve liquid hot in a mug, ladling almonds and raisins in each glass. Serve with a spoon.


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