A mocktail is a non-alcoholic version of a cocktail. But really, in this round up I just wanted fun drinks that the whole family could enjoy. Some are based off of cocktail recipes, some are fruity concoctions, and some are a little bit more sophisticated. These mocktails are perfect for when you are serving kids and adults, for holiday parties, and many of these would be perfect for baby showers or birthday parties.
Mocktail is a mixed, non-alcoholic drink, i.e. it does not contain alcohol or any type of spirit. It is made by mixing different fruit juices, soft drinks, iced tea etc. It is called mocktail as it mocks or looks like cocktails. Mocktails are inexpensive than cocktails and are consumed by those who don’t like or want to take alcohol.
Mocktails are generally sweet in taste as they are prepared by mixing fruit juices and sugar syrup. There is no standard procedure for the preparation of mocktails so anyone can prepare it by mixing fruit juices and sugar syrup. However, some mocktails may be sour or bitter in taste if they have undergone fermentation when they are left unconsumed for a longer period of time before consumption. It is mostly consumed by people who don’t like or take alcohol. Some of the popular mocktails include deep blue, mojito, fired ice, queens punch, Shirley temple, Italian cream soda etc.
The Grand Welcome is dedicated to good drinking and great living. Cocktails are alcoholic drinks made by mixing an alcoholic drink with soft drinks, fruit juices or other alcoholic drinks. So, it is made of two or more ingredients, e.g. a spirit base, flavoring ingredient, colouring ingredient or a modifier.
It can be served before or after dinner, e.g. whisky sour, manhattan and martini are consumed before dinner; sweet and creamy cocktails like frappes and alexanders are consumed after dinner. It is not easy to prepare a cocktail as its preparation involves a standard procedure in which fruit juices are mixed with spirits and alcoholic drinks in the right proportions.
Cocktails are sour or bitter in taste as they contain a significant portion of alcohol. Some of the popular cocktails include Manhattan, Alexander, Dirty martini, French connection, Green Russians. The preparation of cocktail follows a standard procedure as the different components are required to be mixed in the right proportions. Cocktails are consumed by the alcoholic consumers and are costlier than mocktails.