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Have you been participating in Dry July? Have you found it difficult to attend an event with alcohol free options?

For many people, a party just isn’t a celebration without a glass of wine or bubbly to cheers with. But it’s important to consider your guests who might be pregnant, who are driving, for religious reasons, or for health reasons can physically not drink alcohol. Let’s face it, water is not exactly the most exciting alternative, so if you organise some fabulous alcohol free options your guests who can’t drink will feel much more part of the occasion. And for those who are drinking, they have other options to keep hydrated throughout the day/night.

Alcohol free options to consider…(Also great to include at weddings)

 

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Mocktails

You could have alcohol-free daiquiris or mojitos. You could even include a signature mocktail drink.

Mocktails ideas

Mockmosa: 2 parts orange juice, 3 parts

Virgin Mary: 8 tablespoons tomato juice, 1 tablespoon beef stock, 2 drops Tabasco, pinch of celery salt, 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, serve with celery stalk

Cuddles on the beach: 6 tablespoons cranberry juice, 6 tablespoons grapefruit juice, 2 tablespoons peach nectar

You can download our complimentary Edenvale mocktail list from the banner on the right 'Celebrate with Edenvale Mocktails'

 
Lemonade

You could have a bar where guests could put together their own lemonade; you could include strawberries, blueberries, watermelon, mint, limes or honey to add with it to get creative.

 sparkling

Alcohol removed wine  

Edenvales Sparkling Cuvee is a fantastic alcohol

free option. It’s refreshing, fruity but not too sweet

and works well with canapes and fresh fruit. An ideal

drink to toast with and costing around $10 per 750ml

from your local grocery store or Dan Murphy’s, it’s not

going to break the bank.

 Edenvale Sparkling Dec 11

Alcohol free beer

As much as we love wine, there are alcohol companies who include alcohol free beer such as Holsten and Bitburger.

 

Tea and coffee

If alcohol is not an option there is always caffeine to keep your guests going.    

Hot chocolate

 hot chocolate

 A lovely option for winter  

Say no to just offering orange juice

There is only so much orange juice you can drink. You don’t

want any of your guests getting upset stomachs with all that

acidity... 

So there are you have some key alcohol free beverage ideas, we hope you have a fantastic event and celebrate well!

Have you got any alcohol free ideas we have missed? Or do you have any stories for what happened when you attended an event or wedding with no alcohol free options? We would love to hear from you, email us.

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Cheers,

Sources

Mix that drink - 28 Mocktails and non alcoholic drinks to love, 01/07/16

Non Alcoholic Cocktails - Delicious Alternatives to Coke & Fanta, one fab day,

Organising your wedding, delicious drinks, polka dot bride, 21/06/16

Alternatives to Alcoholic Drinks at Your Baltimore Wedding, partyspace, 23/03/16

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