ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Examples of non alcoholic drinks with recipes

Updated on August 17, 2013

There are many reasons why some party goers prefer not to indulge in alcohol. It could be for religious or health reasons. There are also occasions when a party guest might be on some medication that does not combine safely with alcohol.

Or someone has to stay sober because she/he is the designated driver for the group, so everybody in the group can go home safely at the end of the evening.

Whatever your reason for not having a drink, you don’t have to solemnly sip water or lemonade all night. There are many safe and tasty alcohol free cocktails that you can have, with non-alcoholic drinks, as with any other drink, the secret is to find a good balance between sweetness and acidity. This is why Coca-Cola was such universal success, it hit just the right balance and stayed with it. When designing any non-alcoholic drink, you should should aim for the same taste balance.

If you are planning to host a party and want to serve some non-alcoholic drink, for those of you who ended up on this site and looking for some non alcoholic drink ideas, try some of these non-alcoholic drink recipes.

Jungle Cooler

Most fruit juices combine very well to form interesting new flavor combination. This one is designed to capture the wild exotic character of a tropical jungle.

  • Crushed ice
  • Four parts pineapple juice
  • Two parts fresh orange juice
  • One part passion fruit squash (cordial)
  • One part coconut milk

Place cup of crushed ice in a cocktail shaker and add the fruit juices as well as the coconut milk. Shake well to mix and then strain into a tall glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.

Virgin Mary

This drink is a Bloody Mary rendered innocent by the absence of alcohol.

You will need the following:

  • Ice cubes
  • One can of tomato cocktail
  • A small measure of lemon juice
  • A dash of Tabasco sauce per glass
  • A dash of Worcestershire sauce per glass
  • Celery salt to taste
  • Pepper
  • A celery stick

Place some ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and add the tomato cocktail and lemon juice. Add the seasoning as required and shake well. Strain into a tall glass and serve with the celery stick as a stirrer.

Orange Fizz

The quantities can be varied according to the sweetness of the orange juice. If your mixture is too acidic, add a little sugar to correct the balance.

  • Ice cubes
  • One part fresh lime juice
  • One part fresh lemon juice
  • Five parts fresh orange juice
  • Soda water
  • Sugar to taste (if needed)

Place four ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and add the three fruit juices. Shake well an strain into a tall glass. Top up with soda water and add a touch of sugar if it is too tart. Serve ungarnished.

Mocha Slush

For people with sweet tooth this is a chocoholic‘s dream and is popular with adults as well as children

  • 4-6 crushed ice cubes
  • 2 measures coffee syrup
  • 1 measure chocolate syrup
  • 4 measures milk
  • Grated chocolate to decorate

Put the crushed ice cubes into a blender and add the coffee syrup, chocolate syrup and milk. Blend until slushy. Pour into ta chilled goblet and sprinkle with grated chocolate.

Little Prince

Sparkling apple juice is a popular non-alcoholic ingredients because it adds flavor and colour, as well as fizz. This one is refreshing !

You will need:

  • 4-6 cracked ice cubes
  • 1 measure apricot juice
  • 1 measure lemon juice
  • 2 measure sparkling apple juice
  • twist of lemon peel, to decorate

How to :

  1. Put the cracked ice cubes into a mixing glass. Pour the apricot juice, lemon juice and apple juice over the ice and stir well.
  2. Strain into a chilled highball glass and decorate with lemon twist.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • freelancewriterva profile image


      10 years ago

      Excellent topic

    • JPSO138 profile image


      10 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

      Great drinks. Very interesting hub.

    • bingskee profile image


      10 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      cocktails are like simple juices.. for hard drinkers, i mean..

    • R Burow profile image

      R Burow 

      10 years ago from Florida, United States

      Yum !


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)