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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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The Tip Tap Room

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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]

Estragon Tapas Bar

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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]

Hungry Mother

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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]

Myers + Chang

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Two house-made sodas are available, the raspberry-lychee soda and the pineapple-ginger soda. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

Merrill & Co

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Chai Tea Soda - House-made and delicious. The second virgin choice is a Luxardo cherry phosphate. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

Cuchi Cuchi

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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]

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

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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]

Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

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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]

Deuxave

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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]

Commonwealth

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Strawberry Cream Soda - Combines homemade strawberry vanilla syrup and soda. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]

Island Creek Oyster Bar

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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]

Wink & Nod

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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]

Bistro du Midi

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Verte - Muddled cucumber, green tea, lime juice. [Photo: Facebook]

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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]

Craigie on Main

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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 ]

Earls Kitchen + Bar

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

East By Northeast

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Beet and Sassafras - One of the many house-made and constantly changing sodas available. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

Ashmont Grill

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Mocktail #4: Combines Box Mill Farm apple cider, cranberry juice, muddled apple, and pear. [Photo: Facebook]

The Tip Tap Room

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]

Estragon Tapas Bar

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]

Hungry Mother

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

Myers + Chang

Two house-made sodas are available, the raspberry-lychee soda and the pineapple-ginger soda. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

Merrill & Co

Chai Tea Soda - House-made and delicious. The second virgin choice is a Luxardo cherry phosphate. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

Cuchi Cuchi

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

Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar

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]

Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

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]

Deuxave

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

Commonwealth

Strawberry Cream Soda - Combines homemade strawberry vanilla syrup and soda. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]

Island Creek Oyster Bar

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]

Wink & Nod

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]

Bistro du Midi

Verte - Muddled cucumber, green tea, lime juice. [Photo: Facebook]

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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]

Craigie on Main

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 ]

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Earls Kitchen + Bar

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

East By Northeast

Beet and Sassafras - One of the many house-made and constantly changing sodas available. [Photo: Cal Bingham]

Ashmont Grill

Mocktail #4: Combines Box Mill Farm apple cider, cranberry juice, muddled apple, and pear. [Photo: Facebook]

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