Three mocktails to shake up this Sober October

Staying sober this October? No problem! Sometimes the hangover just isn’t worth it and let’s face it… they last forever these days, right? Whether you’re taking part in Sober October for charity or just fancy expanding your repertoire of non-boozy tipples, we’ve scoured Pinterest to find the best alcohol-free mocktail recipes to shake up at home.

Photo: Use Your Noodles

Photo: Use Your Noodles

Grapefruit-Elderflower Mocktail


  • 20ml elderflower cordial

  • 45ml pink grapefruit juice

  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice

  • 80ml sparkling water


  1. Mix the elderflower cordial, grapefruit juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker.

  2. Place ice cubes in a tumbler glass.

  3. Pour over the mocktail mixture and top with sparkling water.

  4. Serve immediately, with pink grapefruit to garnish.

Via Use your Noodles

Photo: Marnie Rae

Photo: Marnie Rae

Spiced Apple MockTail


  • 20ml spiced ginger syrup

  • 30ml lemon luice

  • 15ml raw honey

  • Sparkling cider


  1. Combine the spiced ginger syrup, lemon juice and honey in glass.

  2. Top with sparkling cider.

  3. Garnish with star anise and an apple wheel.

via Marnie Rae

Image: The Merry Thought

Image: The Merry Thought

Virgin Moscow Mule


  • 120ml non-alcoholic ginger beer

  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice

  • 3 tbsp sparkling water


  1. Mix ingredients in a copper mug, filled three quarters full of crushed ice.

  2. Stir together well.

  3. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Via The Merry Thought