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Go Hangover-Free With These 18 Creative Mocktails

Cocktail Week continues with...mocktails.

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Let's take a break from the booze, shall we? Here's a list of creative cocktail-inspired beverages and house-made sodeas that don't contain any alcohol but do contain plenty of fun and interesting flavors.

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1. The Tip Tap Room

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138 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02114
(857) 263-7614
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Rosemary-Yuzu Limeade - Combines rosemary, lime, and yuzu. Want more? Try the Island Hopper (orgeat syrup, pineapple, lime, orange, and house grenadine), The White Thai Affair (Thai coconut milk, scotch bonnet chili, ginger-lemongrass syrup, and fresh basil), or the Lavender Lemon Sparkler (fresh lemon, mint, and lavender). [Photo: Cal Bingham]

2. Estragon Tapas Bar

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700 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 266-0443
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Virgin Moor's Last Sigh - It’s not listed on the menu, but the default "mocktail" option at Estragon is a non-alcoholic version of their Moor’s Last Sigh, containing cucumber, mint, lime, cardamom-clove syrup, a pinch of salt and paprika, ginger beer, and soda water. [Photo: Facebook]

3. Hungry Mother

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233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 499-0090
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No. 70 - Contains mint, lemon, soda, and peach bitters. Or there's the No. 73 - pineapple, ginger beer, lime, and cinnamon. [Photo: Facebook]

4. Myers + Chang

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1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-5200
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Two house-made sodas are available, the raspberry-lychee soda and the pineapple-ginger soda. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

5. Merrill & Co

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1 Appleton St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 728-0728
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Chai Tea Soda - House-made and delicious. The second virgin choice is a Luxardo cherry phosphate. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

6. Cuchi Cuchi

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795 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 864-2929
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Various Mocktails - The menu indicates which cocktails can be adapted without alcohol, from the French 75 to the Blackberry Cosmo. [Photo: Yelp]

7. Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

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271 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 369-5609
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Various - There are a lot of choices for non-alchocol drinks at Lolita, like the Lime Coconut (coconut milk, fresh citrus, mint, and fruits over ice) and The Vinedo (white and Concord grapes, fresh berries, and orange).There's also the Prickly Pear (prickly pear, pineapple, lime, orange, and pineapple juice). And any mojito can be made without the rum. [Photo: Facebook]

8. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

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381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 629-9500
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Lemon-Lavender Fizz - Fresh lemon, lavender syrup, and soda. Or guests can try the Blueberry Mint Collins, which has blueberry puree, mint syrup, lime, and soda [Photo: Katie Chudy]

9. Deuxave

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371 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 517-5915
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Wes Special - Try this season mocktail with cranberry, house-made lemonade, and vanilla simple syrup, topped with ginger beer. [Photo: Facebook]

10. Commonwealth

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11 Broad Canal Way
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 945-7030
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Strawberry Cream Soda - Combines homemade strawberry vanilla syrup and soda. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]

11. Island Creek Oyster Bar

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500 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 532-5300
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The Abigail’s Delight - Combines house soda of fresh pineapple and homemade orgeat. Also on the menu, The Lizzie Swizzle, which is "layered and cold, sweet and sour." [Photo: Facebook]

12. Wink & Nod

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3 Appleton St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-0117
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Various Cocktails - “We have all fresh juices, and I deliberately keep our house syrups free of alcohol so we are capable of doing all sorts of interesting ‘Adult Beverages’ that are non-alcoholic,” says bar manager Brian Mantz. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

13. Bistro du Midi

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272 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-7878
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Verte - Muddled cucumber, green tea, lime juice. [Photo: Facebook]

14. Backbar

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9 Sanborn Ct
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 718-0249
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Various Cocktails - There are also some interesting mocktails available. Currently, look for Verbena Peach (roasted peach juice, verbena tea, and poblano pepper syrup) and Apple Celery Spritzer (fresh apple cider, celery syrup, sparkling water). [Photo: Official Site]

15. Craigie on Main

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853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-5511
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There's Sozin’s Comet (vanilla rooibos tea, housemade pineapple syrup, lemon, and ginger soda) or the Vermilion (fresh citrus, date molasses, sour orange sherbet, Thai chili, and club soda). [Photo: Cal Bingham ]

16. Earls Kitchen + Bar

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Assembly Square
Somerville, MA
(617) 666-1790
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Pomegranate Cooler - Combines pomegranate, acai, agave nectar, and fresh lime, served tall. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

17. East By Northeast

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1128 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 876-0286
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Beet and Sassafras - One of the many house-made and constantly changing sodas available. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

18. Ashmont Grill

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555 Talbot Ave
Dorchester, MA 02124
(617) 825-4300
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Mocktail #4: Combines Box Mill Farm apple cider, cranberry juice, muddled apple, and pear. [Photo: Facebook]

1. The Tip Tap Room

138 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114
Rosemary-Yuzu Limeade - Combines rosemary, lime, and yuzu. Want more? Try the Island Hopper (orgeat syrup, pineapple, lime, orange, and house grenadine), The White Thai Affair (Thai coconut milk, scotch bonnet chili, ginger-lemongrass syrup, and fresh basil), or the Lavender Lemon Sparkler (fresh lemon, mint, and lavender). [Photo: Cal Bingham]
138 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02114

2. Estragon Tapas Bar

700 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118
Virgin Moor's Last Sigh - It’s not listed on the menu, but the default "mocktail" option at Estragon is a non-alcoholic version of their Moor’s Last Sigh, containing cucumber, mint, lime, cardamom-clove syrup, a pinch of salt and paprika, ginger beer, and soda water. [Photo: Facebook]
700 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

3. Hungry Mother

233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge, MA 02141
No. 70 - Contains mint, lemon, soda, and peach bitters. Or there's the No. 73 - pineapple, ginger beer, lime, and cinnamon. [Photo: Facebook]
233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave
Cambridge, MA 02141

4. Myers + Chang

1145 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
Two house-made sodas are available, the raspberry-lychee soda and the pineapple-ginger soda. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118

5. Merrill & Co

1 Appleton St, Boston, MA 02116
Chai Tea Soda - House-made and delicious. The second virgin choice is a Luxardo cherry phosphate. [Photo: Katie Chudy]
1 Appleton St
Boston, MA 02116

6. Cuchi Cuchi

795 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Various Mocktails - The menu indicates which cocktails can be adapted without alcohol, from the French 75 to the Blackberry Cosmo. [Photo: Yelp]
795 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

7. Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

271 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116
Various - There are a lot of choices for non-alchocol drinks at Lolita, like the Lime Coconut (coconut milk, fresh citrus, mint, and fruits over ice) and The Vinedo (white and Concord grapes, fresh berries, and orange).There's also the Prickly Pear (prickly pear, pineapple, lime, orange, and pineapple juice). And any mojito can be made without the rum. [Photo: Facebook]
271 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116

8. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144
Lemon-Lavender Fizz - Fresh lemon, lavender syrup, and soda. Or guests can try the Blueberry Mint Collins, which has blueberry puree, mint syrup, lime, and soda [Photo: Katie Chudy]
381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144

9. Deuxave

371 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Wes Special - Try this season mocktail with cranberry, house-made lemonade, and vanilla simple syrup, topped with ginger beer. [Photo: Facebook]
371 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02115

10. Commonwealth

11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142
Strawberry Cream Soda - Combines homemade strawberry vanilla syrup and soda. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]
11 Broad Canal Way
Cambridge, MA 02142

11. Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115
The Abigail’s Delight - Combines house soda of fresh pineapple and homemade orgeat. Also on the menu, The Lizzie Swizzle, which is "layered and cold, sweet and sour." [Photo: Facebook]
500 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02115

12. Wink & Nod

3 Appleton St, Boston, MA 02116
Various Cocktails - “We have all fresh juices, and I deliberately keep our house syrups free of alcohol so we are capable of doing all sorts of interesting ‘Adult Beverages’ that are non-alcoholic,” says bar manager Brian Mantz. [Photo: Katie Chudy]
3 Appleton St
Boston, MA 02116

13. Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Verte - Muddled cucumber, green tea, lime juice. [Photo: Facebook]
272 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

14. Backbar

9 Sanborn Ct, Somerville, MA 02143
Various Cocktails - There are also some interesting mocktails available. Currently, look for Verbena Peach (roasted peach juice, verbena tea, and poblano pepper syrup) and Apple Celery Spritzer (fresh apple cider, celery syrup, sparkling water). [Photo: Official Site]
9 Sanborn Ct
Somerville, MA 02143

15. Craigie on Main

853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
There's Sozin’s Comet (vanilla rooibos tea, housemade pineapple syrup, lemon, and ginger soda) or the Vermilion (fresh citrus, date molasses, sour orange sherbet, Thai chili, and club soda). [Photo: Cal Bingham ]
853 Main St
Cambridge, MA 02139

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16. Earls Kitchen + Bar

Assembly Square, Somerville, MA
Pomegranate Cooler - Combines pomegranate, acai, agave nectar, and fresh lime, served tall. [Photo: Katie Chudy]
Assembly Square
Somerville, MA

17. East By Northeast

1128 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Beet and Sassafras - One of the many house-made and constantly changing sodas available. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
1128 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139

18. Ashmont Grill

555 Talbot Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124
Mocktail #4: Combines Box Mill Farm apple cider, cranberry juice, muddled apple, and pear. [Photo: Facebook]
555 Talbot Ave
Dorchester, MA 02124

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