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Three of the best mocktails

Still on the wagon for Dry January? Get your chops around these local mocktails - all the thrill of a cocktail, none of the hangover.

If you’re feeling angelic this Dry January (excuse me, I’m just polishing my halo), then you’ll need a fabulous mocktail to keep the cravings at bay. Even if you’re just cutting down after the holiday boozefest, these three mocktails from some of our favourite local bars are as good as the real thing – and you can avoid the hangover the next day too. Chin chin!

Feel the Beet

Looks crazy, sounds crazy, tastes amazing. Plus the espresso will still give you that buzz if you’re not ready to give up the booze and the caffeine just yet.


  • Fresh shot of espresso
  • Beet It beetroot and apple juice
  • Dash of honey syrup

Shake hard to create a froth, strain into a glass and decorate with coffee beans.

Try it at Bovey Castle, North Bovey, Dartmoor.


Jasmine Tea Mojito

If you love a mojito, this is a refreshing non-alcoholic alternative with a little extra kick.


  • Fresh mint
  • Lime juice
  • Sugar syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • Apple juice
  • Cold jasmine tea

Muddle together fresh mint, lime and sugar, top with crushed ice and lengthen with apple juice and jasmine tea.

Try it at Crocketts, Exeter.



This sweet and herbaceous number is packed with natural antioxidants, so you can feel even more virtuous. Here’s to the high life.


  • Pineapple juice
  • Clementine juice
  • Sage
  • Green tea and juniper berry infusion
  • Agave syrup
  • Soda water
  • Tonic water
  • OTO CBD bitters

Shake together over ice, serve in a hi-ball and garnish with fresh pineapple and sage.

Try it at Bar 62, Barnstaple.

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