Best Non-Alcoholic Mocktail Drinks for Dry January

Non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan for Dry January

Sure, it can be pretty tricky changing your routine for Dry January. However, it can be a great opportunity to get creative with your drinks. Instead of wondering what to drink during Dry January, our simple recipes mean you’ll never be stuck.

Read on to discover some of our favourite alcohol-free twists on classic cocktails, perfect for Dry January.

Dry January Mocktails & Drinks

From alcohol-free Martinis to G&Ts without alcohol, our non-alcoholic drinks for Dry January will mean you enjoy the month like never before.

Alcohol-free Gin and Tonic

A refreshing gin and tonic is one of the nation’s favourite drinks. Luckily, you can still enjoy a gin and tonic throughout Dry January by replacing the gin with ZEO Botanical Dry. We call this one a Z&T…

  1. Add cubed ice to a highball glass
  2. Add 50ml ZEO Botanical Dry and 125ml tonic and stir
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist or a lime wedge 

Classic Martini without alcohol

It’s not often you come across an alcohol-free spirit that’s good enough to drink neat. We’re proud as punch to confirm that ZEO Botanical Dry is one of the few (perhaps even the only one). Here’s our recipe for a ZEO Dry Martini…

  1. Earlier in the day, place your cocktail glass and ZEO in the fridge to cool
  2. Pour 100ml ZEO into your glass
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist, olive or cornichon

Non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan

Halfway through Dry Jan and in the mood for a Cosmo? We’ve got your back. Even Carrie Bradshaw would be delighted with our alcohol-free Cosmopolitan. Here’s our recipe for a ZEO Cosmopolitan…

  1. Fill your cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Add 70ml ZEO Botanical Dry, 30ml cranberry juice, 10ml lime juice and 5ml sugar syrup
  3. Shake and strain into your glass
  4. Garnish with an orange twist or a lime wedge

Alcohol-free Moscow Mule

The ZEO Botanical Dry Mule is an easy-to-make twist on a Moscow Mule, minus the alcohol. With just three ingredients, it couldn’t be an easier mocktail for Dry January. Here’s how to make the ZEO Botanical Dry Mule…

  1. Take a highball glass and fill with ice
  2. Add 60ml ZEO Botanical Dry and 150ml Fever-Tree Ginger Ale
  3. Add a lime wedge or orange slice to garnish

Mojito without alcohol

Deliciously refreshing, an alcohol-free Mojito is probably top on your list of Dry January mocktails. Swapping the rum out for ZEO, we reckon our Mojito is perfect for entertaining this January. Here’s how to make it…

  1. Fill your highball glass with ice
  2. Add 70ml ZEO Botanical Dry, 15ml lime juice and 10ml sugar syrup
  3. Top up with soda water and add a lime wedge and mint sprig 

Non-alcoholic Spritz

Big fan of an Aperol Spritz but looking for an alcohol-free alternative? We’ve got just the ticket. Our non-alcoholic Spritz is one of our favourite alternative drinks for Dry January. Here’s how to make an alcohol-free Spritz…

  1. Take a wine or balloon glass and fill with ice
  2. Pour in 70ml ZEO Botanical Dry and 125ml Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic
  3. Garnish with an orange wedge or grapefruit slice

Alcohol-free Strawberry Daiquiri

Got a cocktail night coming up or simply want to get experimental with Dry January cocktails? Then we would suggest our non-alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri. With a ZEO Botanical Dry base it couldn’t be easier to make…

  1. Shake 70ml ZEO Botanical Dry, 30ml lime juice, 20ml strawberry puree and 10ml sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into your glass
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge and half a strawberry 

Negroni without alcohol

Up until recently, most non-alcoholic Negronis weren’t up to scratch. That all changed recently when we discovered the sweet spot. The best thing about this recipe? You only need three ingredients and they should last your throughout Dry January.

  1. Fill your rocks glass with ice
  2. Add 60ml ZEO Botanical Dry, 10ml Monin bitter syrup and 30ml Martini Vibrante
  3. Garnish with an orange slice

Learn more about Dry January with ZEO

There’s so much to know about Dry January but luckily, we’ve got you covered. Head over to our Journal to discover some of the reasons people do Dry January and our answers to popular questions.