Cinnamon Old Fashioned
Ingredients1 sugar cube
3 dashes of aromatic bitters
50 ml non-alcoholic bourbon or whiskey
1 cinnamon stick
10 ml of cinnamon syrup
The Cinnamon Old Fashioned is a twist on the timeless cocktail that adds a touch of warmth and spice. Start by muddling a sugar cube with a few dashes of aromatic bitters in an old-fashioned glass. Add ice and pour in your favourite non-alcoholic bourbon or rye whiskey alternative. Stir gently, then garnish with an orange twist and a cinnamon stick for that extra seasonal flair. Finally, don't forget to drizzle in some luscious cinnamon syrup for an extra burst of flavour.
Gingerbread Espresso Martini
40 ml freshly brewed espresso
50 ml non-alcoholic vodka or gin
20 ml gingerbread syrup
For coffee lovers who crave a little extra indulgence, the Gingerbread Espresso Martini is the perfect choice. Combine freshly brewed espresso, a non-alcoholic vodka or gin, gingerbread syrup, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon or crushed ginger cookies for a festive touch.
125 ml non-alcoholic sparkling white wine
10 ml blackcurrant syrup
Elegant and sophisticated, the Kir Royale is a classic French cocktail that adds a touch of luxury to any occasion. Start by pouring a splash of blackcurrant syrup into a champagne flute. Top it off with chilled non-alcoholic sparkling wine. The result is a beautiful ruby-coloured drink that exudes elegance and pairs perfectly with winter celebrations.
Winter Berry Mojito
60 ml fresh berries
10 mint leaves
30 ml lime juice
60 ml non-alcoholic rum
30 ml winter berry syrup
extra berries and a sprig of mint for garnish
The Winter Berry Mojito takes a classic and gives it a winter wonderland twist. Start by gently muddling some fresh berries, mint leaves, and a splash of lime juice with ice in a glass. Then, pour in a good amount of non-alcoholic rum and add some delicious winter berry syrup. To make it even more refreshing, top it off with some fizzy soda water. And for that fancy touch, garnish with a few extra juicy berries and a sprig of mint.
Pumpkin Spice Highball
20 ml pumpkin spice syrup
10 ml lime juice
60 ml ginger beer
60 ml non-alcoholic rum
Embrace the flavours of autumn with the Pumpkin Spice Highball. In a highball glass filled with ice, combine pumpkin spice syrup, a non-alcoholic bourbon or whiskey, lime juice and ginger ale. Stir gently to mix the flavours and garnish with a cinnamon stick or a sprinkle of nutmeg.
A special thanks to Monin gourmet flavoured syrups for the inspiration for these delicious cocktails! For more cocktail recommendations and to explore the huge range of syrups and purees, check out Monin on Instagram and on their website here. Monin will be on sale at drinknolo.ie when we launch!