Have you noticed that there are fewer people at the bar lately? That’s because more people than ever before are participating in Dry January! In 2022, almost 1 in 5 adults agreed to participate in the month-long sobriety challenge, and that’s up from the 13% who did the same last year. With millennials leading #DryJanuary, it’s important for you to know that even if you’re hitting “snooze” on booze right now, you still deserve – and can have! – delicious soft drinks.
After all, it’s time for non-alcoholic beverage brands to shine! From pre-made mocktails to alcohol alternatives, non-alcoholic beverage brands thrive throughout January, and by pouring yourself a drink or two, you can reap all the benefits of Dry January with all the deliciousness. tastes of your favorite cocktails.
11 Best Dry Drinks of January
Read on for the best soft drink brands to try during Dry January 22! As always, prices shown may fluctuate over time.
Just in time for Dry January, Recess has released a limited Dry January-only edition of Zero-Proof “Margarita”. However, it sold out almost instantly! Fret not, though, because Recess still has a ton of delicious non-alcoholic bevies in its lineup and the best way to try them all is to hop on the Recess Zero-Proof Sampler. Available in a 6 or 12 pack, the sampler includes the following flavors: Peach Ginger, Blackberry Chai, Pomegranate Hibiscus, Black Cherry, Coconut Lime, and Blood Orange.
Oh, and because Recess LOVES the attention Dry January is getting this year, they’re also giving you 10% off with code “DRYFORJAN” at checkout.
Unlike other pre-made mocktails in cans, Ritual Zero Proof’s Rum Alternative is just that: a rum alternative. So if you drink it straight out of the bottle, it will taste like drinking straight rum! That’s why this virgin liquor is best used to make mocktails – virgin pina coladas, rum punch and more! With warm vanilla, toasted spice, bitter orange, toffee, toffee and, of course, dark rum tones, Ritual Rum Alternative is a 1:1, non-GMO, low-calorie, gluten-free spirits substitute and nut free.
Fancy a delicious rum punch? Mix 3 ounces of Ritual Rum Alternative, 1 ounce of orange juice, pineapple juice, lime juice (each), plus a tablespoon of grenadine.
Amass Riverine is an alcohol-free distilled spirit made from 14 fragrant botanicals individually distilled to extract essential oils. Riverine is created in the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest and is inspired by the lush nature and coastal mountain landscape of the region. Your palate may notice notes of citrus, sorrel, and cilantro, while your nose may notice bright sumac and fresh mint. There you go, that’s a flavor profile! We recommend making a negroni with Campari and sweet vermouth or trying it with simple syrup and lime juice.
Calling all whiskey drinkers! Ritual Whiskey Alternative makes a hell of a virgin Manhattan. Just mix it with 1 ounce of sweet vermouth, bitters and garnish with an orange twist and a cherry. This non-alcoholic alternative to whiskey still has that quintessential whiskey heat and spice and is only 10 calories in total. It’s also gluten-free, nut-free, non-GMO, low in calories, and can easily be replaced with real whiskey in an easy-to-remember 1:1 ratio.
Bitters and Soda from Hella Cocktail Co. is totally bubbly, making it perfect for lovers of sparkling wine or champagne. Blended with real fruit zest and whole spices, this drink tastes just as good for you according to his taste. This is because bitters have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Plus, each fizzy drink in the Bitters and Soda Zero-Sugar 12-Pack contains few to no calories. and little or no sugar.
Also available in a can, Partake Brewing’s Discovery Pack – 5 Can is just what the doctor ordered for beer lovers. The 5-can pack includes a lager, lager, IPA, dark ale, and red ale so you can experience the five beers that Partake is known for. (It doesn’t matter what kind of beer you tend to order at your local brewery!) Non-alcoholic ingredients include water, barley, hops, and yeast for an authentic harm-free beer drinking experience head a day later.
seven. Grüvi Dry Secco Set of 4
If parting is such a sweet heartbreak when it comes to saying goodbye to your beloved Prosecco, the good news is that there is an alternative for you. Rejoice, bubbly lovers! Grüvi Dry Secco comes in a handy pack of four alcohol-free carbonated wines. Blended from hand-picked and blended wine grapes, it’s semi-dry, but features floral and tart notes that will take you straight back to the cellar in the summer. It’s gluten-free, sulfate-free, and its ingredients include natural flavors, citric acid, carbonated spring water, and white wine grapes. Plus, it’s only 50 calories!
The ritual alternative to tequila was do for the daisies! In fact, from experience here, it tastes so much like tequila that you might not be able to tell the difference once it’s poured in and mixed. It’s no surprise that it’s the highest-rated non-alcoholic spirit in the world, with the Beverage Testing Institute awarding it a Platinum score of 98 out of a possible 100. WOW! It’s calorie-free, alcohol-free, and always ready to party. Also, if you have one tequila, two tequilas, three tequilas, four, you won’t hit the ground because there’s hardly any alcohol!
Let’s light up! Good kind of. Three Spirit’s Social Elixir is a deep, dark herbal elixir designed to uplift spirits, improve connection between people, and ultimately create the best of moods. With ingredients that are both ethically sourced and sustainably packaged, you can feel good about what Social Elixir is doing for your body. and the planet. It’s full-bodied in taste, a little sweet and sour, a little salty, but never uses artificial flavors, colors, is gluten-free and vegan. As the most complete non-alcoholic spirits, Social Elixir is the It-Girl.
ten. GinISH and Tonic
Now that’s a great name for a non-alcoholic beverage brand: Ish Spirits! DaiquiriISH is also available, but it’s GinISH and Tonic that we particularly like. Given that canned gin and tonics have become so big in the last year, it’s amazing that Ish Spirits is offering an alcohol-free one for us gin lovers. You will notice the classic taste of gin: woodiness, juniper berries and citrus complexity. Plus, at the end of the day, it’s just a really good, high-quality delicious drink.
For Bitter For Worse non-alcoholic aperitif comes in a three-pack: Smoky No 56, Eva’s Spritz and The Saskatoon. This trio of gifts is part effervescent, part soulful, part herbaceous. Each is a meaningful alternative to red wine or the classic Italian aperitif tradition (it’s a pre-meal drink that’s meant to perfectly accompany the upcoming feast). Each drink in the trio is bright, refreshing and, you know, for bitter or worse.
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