The festive period. Famous for its food and drink. If you’re alcohol-free or the designated driver, it can be quite a challenge to find your tipple. Don’t worry, we have you covered with our favourite non-alcoholic Christmas drinks.
Non-alcoholic mocktails for Christmas
We’re alcohol-free cocktail specialists here at Zero Zilch Zip.
To ensure everyone who enjoys a cocktail feels included this Christmas, we’ve curated a list of our favourite festive alcohol-free cocktail recipes, all infused with a range of winter spices and flavours to ensure your soul gets the warmth it deserves this Christmas.
1. Festive Negroni
When a certain clip went viral on social media recently, we showed you how to make the perfect Alcohol-Free Negroni Sbagliato, but what about a Christmas themed Alcohol-Free Negroni? We’ve got you covered.
Simply mix 30ml New London Light, 30ml Wilfried’s Bittersweet Orange and Rosemary, a drop of Nine Elms No.18 Ruby Velven and garnish with cinnamon sticks and an orange slice. The aromas of berries and well known winter spices bring out the festive feel in this alcohol-free cocktail.
2. Alcohol-Free Snowball
A classic Christmas cocktail, just without the heavy head after one too many. To make an alcohol-free version of this fruity, festive cocktail, simply mix 500ml lemonade (diet works too), a splash of lemon/lime juice, a few cinnamon sticks and 100ml REAL sparkling tea to add that extra fruity kick.
If you’re feeling really fancy, drop some vanilla ice cream on top and indulge. Your head will be feeling fresh unless ice cream sends you loopy!
3. Christmas Martini
A martini is a household favourite, though not known for it’s Christmas vibe, that’s all about to change with this alcohol-free Christmas martini that will leave you neither shaken or stirred, and simply with a lovely taste in your mouth.
Simply mix 30ml Bax Botanics Verbena, 30ml cranberry juice, a drop of lemon juice and a splash of your choice of syrup.
Non-Alcoholic Punch for Christmas
Perfect for your Christmas party or Christmas day celebrations, our fruity, alcohol-free punches are bound to have the bowl empty in no time.
The best non-alcoholic punch recipes are those containing festive, fruity flavours and spices, using plenty of fruit juices, and a touch of cinnamon.
4. Apple and Ginger Punch
Perfect for warming the soul on a cold, winter's day. ix 1 litre apple juice with 250ml Wild Life Botanicals Nude, add a drop of Mother Root Ginger Switchel and then a splash of vanilla essence, if you have it to hand. The botanical feel of this punch will ensure that no-one feels left out when the drinks are flowing.
5. Cranberry Punch
If you’re looking for the perfect non-alcoholic cranberry punch recipe for Christmas, you’re in the right place. The ultimate festive punch. A mix of fruity flavours and winter spices to make sure that you’re right in the Christmas spirit.
Simply mix 500ml Cranberry Juice, 500ml Apple juice, 100ml Prosecco alternative, 100ml gin alternative and garnish with cinnamon sticks and slices of orange. This one has a real mulled wine feel, just slightly cooler.
Non-Alcoholic Wine for Christmas
If you find yourself wondering what alcohol-free wine to pair with your turkey or Christmas pudding, fear not, we’re experts in this field.
The best non-alcoholic wine for Christmas usually depends on your tastes and preferences, but we’ll give you some good suggestions.
A perfectly balanced alcohol-free red wine that accompanies Turkey and all the trimmings very well due to its moderate acidity allowing it to cut through the richness of a Christmas dinner.
A very-well rounded option with hints of ripe red fruit, crushed black pepper, dried rose petal and candied cherries integrated with French oak tannins.
A perfect partner for your roasted meats at dinner time, or to accompany your family chit chat, this alcohol-free sauvignon blanc packs all the flavour you’d expect from a sauvignon blanc, just without the alcohol.
Expect fruity tones and tropical notes with layers of passionfruit and pineapple on the palate.
A light, sweet de-alcoholised Rose wine that is a perfect treat for your festive fun. The lively aroma of red fruits make it a perfect accompaniment for your after dinner pudding or chocolates and ensure that your sweet tooth is wildly satisfied with the experience.
If you’re looking for an alcohol-free champagne alternative for your morning mimosas or simply an excuse to pop a bottle on Christmas day, this one's for you.
Using functional ingredients, ethically sourced plants, and innovative fermentation methods, Blurred Vines have created drinks for celebration, and what better day to celebrate with your loved ones.
Other non alcoholic drinks for Christmas
If none of these take your fancy, we’ve got plenty more recommendations for your perfect Christmas tipple if you’re off the booze.
Or even a Best of British 12 pack bundle, to ensure that every palate is satisfied and the fridge is well stocked Each beer within the bundle has been specially selected for Zero Zilch Zip as being the best non-alcoholic beer alternatives on the market.
If the taste of alcohol isn’t what you’re after, there’s no harm in going for a fresh fruit juice, lemonade or hot chocolate to accompany your Christmas cheer.
Just hope that Grandad hasn’t fallen asleep by the time that you start the board games due to too much whiskey and Christmas pudding. If he has, suggest some alcohol-free whiskey next year.
Merry Christmas. X