Get to Know: Holiday Mocktails

With the holiday season upon us, and your social calendar is filling up! From cookie swaps to midnight countdowns and everything in between, there’s plenty of opportunity to party down. We’re loving mocktails as an option for these festive occasions — here's why you should, too: 

With the holiday season upon us, and your social calendar is filling up! From cookie swaps to midnight countdowns and everything in between, there’s plenty of opportunity to party down. We’re loving mocktails as an option for these festive occasions — here's why you should, too: 

What's New with Mocktails?

Mocktails have come a long way from the Shirley Temple (ok, we still love that one). Drinks like  shrubs  and  switchel , which are vinegar based, are on the rise and are perfect choices for holiday gatherings. Try our  Apple-Molasses Switchel , flavored with winter-favorite ginger.

And, the same techniques that bars across the country have embraced for craft cocktails are applicable to mocktails. Infusions, flavored syrups and herbal additions make mocktails just as festive as that glass of bubbly. 

For your next party, consider having a selection of flavored syrups, juices and fruits for guests to add to non-alcoholic mixers. Here are a few of our favorite flavored syrup recipes:

Or, swap in sparkling flavored waters for the wine in these cocktails:

We want to be a part of all of the ways you celebrate. Whether you're cooking for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah (or, hey, all of the above!), snap a picture of your favorite memories and moments and share on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MyHolidayTradish. We'll be following along and sharing some of them on our holiday website and social media channels. 

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