15 Breezy Blue Mocktails to Excite Your Tastebuds

Published October 13, 2022
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Blue skies, blue water, blue horizon, blue drinks. But maybe, this time, you want to skip the alcohol in your glass. Not a problem! Reach for an imitation blue lagoon, take a nonalcoholic trip with a blue Hawaiian, or venture on a different journey with a multitude of soothingly blue mocktails. Your mental vacation starts now.

Blue Lagoon Mocktail

Blue Lagoon Mocktail

The blue lagoon is quite easy to whip up as a mocktail, and you might find yourself wondering how since two-thirds of the classic ingredients are booze. Relax; it'll taste perfect.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, lemon juice, blue curaçao syrup, and lemonade.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with lemon-lime soda.
  5. Garnish with lime wheel.

Blue Hawaii Mocktail

Blue Hawaii Mocktail

Slide into something a bit more island with some pineapple juice and nonalcoholic liquor to achieve those delicious blue Hawaii rum dreams without any of the buzz. It'll be abuzz with flavor, obviously.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic silver rum
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic silver rum, blue curaçao syrup, pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange slice.

Virgin Blue Hawaiian Mocktail

Virgin Blue Hawaiian Mocktail

Don't put away your bottle of nonalcoholic rum just yet. With a bit of cream of coconut and a splash of lemon juice, you have a whole new cocktail. Still haven't picked up a bottle of nonalcoholic rum? Add a half ounce of simple syrup and top off your drink with a splash of lemonade.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces nonalcoholic silver rum
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • 2½ ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • ½ ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic silver rum, blue curaçao syrup, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Nonalcoholic Blue Lagoon Mocktail

Nonalcoholic Blue Lagoon Mocktail

If you're as skeptical as Holden Caulfield about a mocktail version of the blue lagoon, set your diary aside for a minute and give the nonalcoholic liquor version a try.

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces nonalcoholic vodka
  • 1 ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • 5 ounces lemonade
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic vodka, blue curaçao syrup, and lemonade.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon slice.

Blue Afternoon Highball Mocktail

Blue Afternoon Highball Mocktail

This mocktail certainly won't make your afternoon blue. Actually, quite the opposite; it'll add a bit of sunshine to any rainy or blizzardy day. Someone should've given this mocktail a more accurate name.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces coconut water
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce agave
  • 1-3 drops blue food coloring
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, coconut water, lime juice, agave, and blue food coloring.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Virgin Blue Margarita Mocktail

Virgin Blue Margarita Mocktail

Whether you doctor your blue margarita mocktail with blue curaçao syrup, using that instead of the orange simple syrup, or stick with blue food coloring, it'll be the perfect fit for any blue-themed winter party or backyard bbq.

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and salt for rim
  • 2 ounces homemade margarita mix
  • ½ ounce orange simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce agave
  • ¼ ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 1-3 dashes blue food coloring
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the salt on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the salt to coat.
  3. Strain into prepared glass.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, margarita mix, orange simple syrup, agave, lime juice, and blue food coloring.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into prepared glass.
  7. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Virgin Blue Sparkler Mocktail

Virgin Blue Sparkler Mocktail

Give your blue mocktail a little lift, a little something extra, with a little bit of club soda or lemon-lime soda. Whatever your preferred bubbly poison, it'll go swimmingly with this mocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic tequila, optional
  • 4 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 2 ounces white cranberry juice
  • 1-3 dashes blue food coloring
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a hurricane or highball glass, add ice, nonalcoholic tequila, lemon-lime soda, white cranberry juice, and blue food coloring.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Blue Shoe Martini Mocktail

Blue Shoe Martini Mocktail

A three-ingredient blue mocktail that looks elegant in a martini glass? Say no more. Want to add a little fizz? Top yours off with a sparkling flavored soda or sparkling white grape juice.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces blue fruit punch
  • 1 ounce white cranberry juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blue fruit punch, white cranberry juice, and lime juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon ribbon.

Virgin Beach Punch Mocktail

Virgin Beach Punch Mocktail

Rum punch? Not when you have plans tomorrow. A virgin beach punch with all of the flavor and none of the canceled plans? Well, you can still cancel plans. You'll just need a different excuse. If you want, you can skip the nonalcoholic rums by adding a bit of cream of coconut and a half ounce of simple syrup, and two dashes of bitters.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic white rum
  • 1 ounce nonalcoholic dark rum
  • 1½ ounces pineapple juice
  • 1½ ounces coconut water
  • ¾ ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add nonalcoholic rums, pineapple juice, coconut water, blue curaçao syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge and cherry.

Virgin Blue Sapphire Martini

Virgin Blue Sapphire Martini

Whatever path life has you on, sober curious, or you've decided alcohol isn't in the cards for however long, nonalcoholic spirits give you all the flavors and none of the hiccups. This couldn't be more true in an elegant sapphire blue martini that's one-hundred percent mocktail. If you're looking for something on the sweeter side, opt for a dash to a quarter ounce of blue curaçao syrup instead of the food coloring.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic gin
  • ½ ounce nonalcoholic dry vermouth
  • 1-2 dashes blue food coloring
  • 1-2 dashes orange bitters
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a mixing glass, add ice, nonalcoholic gin, nonalcoholic dry vermouth, food coloring, and orange bitters.
  3. Stir rapidly to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Virgin Blue Breeze Mocktail

Virgin Blue Breeze Mocktail

Your classic paloma meets a sober cocktail in a tart yet perfectly balanced drink that's the perfect year-round sip. If you want to lean into the paloma flavor, add two ounces of nonalcoholic tequila.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces grapefruit soda
  • ¾ ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail glass, add ice, grapefruit soda, blue curaçao syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with lemon wedge.

From Atlantic to Pacific Mocktail

From Atlantic to Pacific Mocktail

From coast to coast, and each river and lake in between, everyone deserves a delicious blue mocktail. Not only when you're sunbathing, but for all the winter walks and springtime strolls, too.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces nonalcoholic sparkling wine
  • 1 ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • ¾ ounce honey syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Dehydrated lemon wheel for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blue curaçao syrup, honey syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane or cocktail glass over fresh ice.
  4. Add nonalcoholic sparkling wine.
  5. Garnish with dehydrated lemon wheel, if desired.

Mermaid Water Mocktail

Mermaid Water Mocktail

There are a few ways to dip your toes into the peach flavors of a virgin mermaid water: peach simple syrup, peach nectar, or peach juice. However you go about it, you can't go wrong.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces nonalcoholic coconut rum
  • ¾ ounce peach juice
  • ¾ ounce blue curaçao syrup
  • 4 ounces lemonade
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, nonalcoholic coconut rum, peach juice, blue curaçao syrup, and lemonade.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon wheel, if desired.

Blue Mist Spritzer Mocktail

Blue Mist Spritzer Mocktail

Butterfly pea flower is a stunning blue color, it's not called blue tea for nothing. It will keep its beautiful blue hue as long as you keep it away from any citrus juices. Unless you're going for a purple drink.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces vanilla club soda
  • 1 ounce prepared butterfly pea flower tea
  • ½ ounce pear nectar
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add ice, vanilla club soda, butterfly pea flower tea, and pear nectar.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Blue Punch Bug Highball Mocktail

Blue Punch Bug Highball Mocktail

Turn once more to a blue fruit punch for the basis of this blue mocktail that'll delight not only adults but kids as well. But think of it as a superpower boost for a way to up your punch bug game when you're out driving, too. If you're only serving these up to the adult crowd, add your favorite nonalcoholic liquor, such as tequila, rum, or vodka.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces blue fruit punch
  • ¾ ounce cranberry juice
  • ¾ ounce white grape juice
  • ½ ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blue fruit punch, cranberry juice, white grape juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Breaking Blue: How to Turn a Mocktail Blue

There are a handful of ways to turn a cocktail into an azure dream with a few simple ingredients.

  • Nonalcoholic blue curaçao syrup
  • Blue raspberry syrup
  • Butterfly pea flower tea, or butterfly pea flower infusions
  • Blue fruit punch
  • Blue energy drinks
  • Blue sports drinks

A Dream Come Blue

The blues aren't always a great place to live unless, that is, you're living with a cerulean blue mocktail in your hand. Whether sweet, sour, or a spin on a classic with nonalcoholic ingredients, the only blue part of your day will be contained in a glass. Grab your phone, set the scene, and snap a few pictures to share your creations.

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15 Breezy Blue Mocktails to Excite Your Tastebuds