This summer serve up some hydrating and refreshing summer mocktails that will hit the spot. These festive and colorful non-alcoholic drinks are the perfect way to beat the summer heat. Serve up some drinks at your next barbecue or poolside bash. Your guests will love it, and you probably won’t complain either. I know after the long winter most of the states have had, we all can agree, we need to enjoy every warm, sunshine day, that we get this summer season. All of the drinks below are great for any age, from kids to adults, and all ages in between.
What is so wonderful about these summer mocktails is they help you to use up your fruits and vegetables that are perfectly ripe. From cucumbers to strawberries, I have a recipe for you! Even run over to your herb garden and pluck a few leaves from your basil, and toss in a few of these drinks below. You will get to taste the flavors of summer all in your drinks.
Grab your cocktail shaker, blender, something to stir or something to strain because we are going to get serious about delicious summer drinks without the alcohol. So many of these delicious recipes use tonic water, soda or ginger ale to add to the yummy depth. Oh, and don’t forget the cute little umbrella or fancy garnish.
Delicious Summer Mocktails – Best Mocktail Recipes
1. Faux Pina Colada Recipe
Frosty Pina Coladas are a must make for that summer pool party. They are a blend of crushed ice cubes, pineapple juice, and coconut for a bursting pina colada taste that screams summer.
2. S’mores Mocktail Recipe
Check out this S’mores Mocktail! This is perfect for those late evenings where you have been outdoors all day, and want a treat at the end of the night. Instead of a classic s’mores whip up this faux cocktail. Kids will go nuts for this drink and the instructions are quick and easy.
3. Virgin Tropical Mermaid Punch Recipe
Serve up this Tropical Mermaid Punch and watch adults and kids swoon of the sweet flavors. Pina colada mix, lemonade, sparkling water, and more are what makes this drink so refreshing and full of zing.
4. Mocktail Banana Daiquiries
Virgin Banana Daiquries would be a fun one to whip up for a summer evening by the bonfire. Just three simple ingredients: ripe bananas, fresh lime juice or lemon juice and rum extract is all you need for this tropical drink.
5. Faux Frosty Coconut Mint Green Tea Cocktail
If you like green tea, try out this Frosty Coconut Mint Green Tea Mocktail. You get the benefits of the green tea and coconut water which makes this a super powerful drink for hydration this summer.
Stay Hydrated With These Summer Mocktails
6. Blackberry Lemon Spritzer Mocktail
My mouth is salivating over this Blackberry Lemon Spritzer. Not only is it gorgeous to look at but I can image the hint of tart mix with the sweet blackberries. If you have really tart blackberries, sweetening with a little honey or agave syrup could do the trick!
7. Faux Strawberry Rita Recipe
DharmaRita is a very vibrant and perfectly sweet strawberry mocktail. Cool off on a warm summer day with this delightful mocktail.
8. Watermelon Mojito Mocktail Recipe
Grab that watermelon and whip up this Watermelon Mojito Refresher. What a hydrating and refreshing drink to serve up. This is Whole30 approved and no added sugar, so it is a pretty healthy mixture to serve.
9. Texas Grapefruit Mocktail Recipe
If you are a fan of grapefruit juice, check out this Texas Grapefruit Mocktail. This drink packs a little citrus tang, but it leaves you coming back for more. Add a little garnish slice of grapefruit and a sprig of mint.
10. Shirley Temple…the Original Mocktail!
A Shirley Temple Mocktail is great any time of year. Deliciously sweet, a bit fizzy, and so tasty, everyone will want a sip.
11. Non-Alcoholic Pain Killer
Here is a Non-Alcoholic Copycat Pain Killers recipe, for those who love the flavor, just not the alcohol. Pineapple, orange, and coconut make this drink full of tropical flavors. This is a copycat recipe for Cheddars.
12. Faux Strawberry Mojito Recipe
Another perfect one is the Strawberry Mojito Mocktail. Just 4 simple ingredients that include honey, mint leaves, fresh strawberries, lime zest and a lime. This yummy pour is a perfect way to use up those deliciously ripe strawberries.
13. Blueberry Lemonade Mocktail Recipe
You get that mix of tart and sweet in this Blueberry Lemonade Mocktail. It will be the talk of the party if you serve this up to your guests. They won’t even miss the vodka.
14. Melon Spritzer Mocktail Recipe
This Melon Spritzer gives you that melon flavor in a drink that truly will revive you after a long hot day in the sun. Great for serving up after a beach day with friends.
15. Faux Pineapple Breeze Cocktail Recipe
Another tropical drink is this Pineapple Breeze Mocktail. Fresh pineapple, coconut milk, and a few other ingredients make this drink magical down to the last sip.
What is your favorite Summer Mocktail to serve up?