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Mocktail Thesaurus - Alternatives for the Word Mocktail

Many people have an extreme dislike of the word "mocktail," and a thousand and one Facebook discussions later, I've decided to put all the suggested alternatives for the word in one place.

So if you're looking for a new section heading for your bar menu, or you're a journalist writing the 4000th Dry January story and need some new words to use, this list is for you!

 

Non alcoholic menues
Menus from PrettyUgly (Toronto), North Shore Distillery (Chicago), Zona Mexicana (San Francisco), Zyankali Bar (Berlin), Sushi By Bou (Multiple locations)

 

Please let me know if  I missed something! 

      1. 0% ABV
      2. 86 ABV
      3. abstinence drinks
      4. alcohol free
      5. all ages show 
      6. almost cocktails
      7. barely legal
      8. baseless
      9. boozeless
      10. chauffeur's choice
      11. cocktail adjacent
      12. coolers
      13. designated drivers
      14. drinks for your endurance
      15. driver friendly
      16. driver's choice
      17. dry cocktails
      18. dry liquids
      19. even keel
      20. fauxtails
      21. freetails
      22. g-rated
      23. jerk soda
      24. junior varsity
      25. kiddie cocktails
      26. lie-bations
      27. liver friendly 
      28. loopholes
      29. low test
      30. maternatinis
      31. minor indulgences
      32. no ABV
      33. nolo
      34. nocktails
      35. no knocktails
      36. non-alcoholic 
      37. nonnies
      38. nontoxicants
      39. no octane
      40. no proof 
      41. not just for kids
      42. not quite cocktails
      43. not-tails
      44. n.w.a. (nothing with alcohol)
      45. on the wagon
      46. pacers
      47. PG
      48. placebos
      49. preggatinis
      50. rated E for Everyone
      51. refrainers
      52. refreshers
      53. safe for work
      54. shallow end
      55. sober drinks
      56. soft cocktails
      57. soft drinks
      58. spirit-free
      59. teetotalers
      60. teetotaler tipples 
      61. temperance drinks
      62. tonics and refreshers
      63. uber juice 
      64. unleaded
      65. virgin
      66. volcano sacrifice
      67. Volstead approved
      68. without alcohol
      69. without proof
      70. zero alcohol
      71. zero-proof

 

Got other ideas? Let me know! 

 

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