8 Summer Mocktails When You Don't Feel Like Drinking

Watermelon Mint Cooler

Blend fresh watermelon chunks with a handful of mint leaves, a squeeze of lime juice, and a splash of sparkling water. Serve over ice for a refreshing and hydrating summer mocktail.

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

In a pitcher, muddle a few fresh strawberries and basil leaves. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice, a touch of honey or simple syrup, and chilled still or sparkling water. Stir well and garnish with a strawberry slice.

Pineapple Ginger Spritzer

Combine pineapple juice, freshly grated ginger, a squeeze of lime juice, and sparkling water in a glass filled with ice. Stir gently and garnish with a lime wheel or a slice of fresh pineapple.

Cucumber Lime Mojito Mocktail

In a tall glass, muddle cucumber slices and fresh mint leaves. Add lime juice, a splash of simple syrup, and club soda. Stir well, add ice, and garnish with a mint sprig and a lime wedge.

Virgin Pina Colada

Blend pineapple juice, coconut milk, and a scoop of vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt until smooth. Pour into a glass, garnish with a pineapple wedge or cherry, and enjoy this tropical treat without the alcohol.

Blueberry Lemon Spritzer

In a glass, muddle fresh blueberries with a squeeze of lemon juice. Fill the glass with ice, add lemon-flavored sparkling water, and stir gently. Garnish with a lemon slice and a few blueberries.

Raspberry Lime Rickey

In a shaker, muddle fresh raspberries with lime juice and a touch of agave syrup. Fill the shaker with ice, shake well, and strain the mixture into a glass. Top with club soda and garnish with a lime wheel and a raspberry.

Mocktail Sangria

In a pitcher, combine chilled grape juice, cranberry juice, orange juice, and sliced fruits like oranges, apples, and berries. Allow the flavors to infuse for a few hours in the refrigerator. Serve over ice and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.