An interesting trend has begun to emerge in the world of cocktails; zero-proof cocktails. These drinks are made with no alcohol and are meant to provide a fun, festive, and relaxed drinking experience for all guests, regardless of whether or not they choose to drink alcohol. This trend is perfect for parties and gatherings with friends and family, as it provides a wide range of options for everyone. So be sure to have a few zero-proof cocktails on hand at your next gathering so that everyone can enjoy themselves and feel included!
What are zero-proof cocktails, and how are they different from regular cocktails
Zero-proof is the term for drinks with no alcohol; it is a trend toward beverages that are not simply cocktails without alcohol or what used to be referred to as mocktails. Instead, they are now complex concoctions that often include zero-proof spirits, which are becoming more refined and better quality through this movement.
Figlia's 001. Fiore is a Zero-proof aperitivo made from rose water, bitter orange and clove. It's perfect over ice or as a spritz accented by an orange peel. But it is also an excellent base for Zero-proof cocktails.
Seedlip's three unique & complex blends of herbal spirits, Spice 94, Garden 108 & Grove 42 can be served simply with tonic or mixed to create sophisticated non-alcoholic cocktails. They are a great substitute for gin.
The benefits of drinking zero-proof cocktails
There are many reasons people choose not to drink alcohol or choose to be mindful of their alcohol intake. It could be for religious reasons, wanting to stay alert and sharp, to avoid pilling unnecessary calories, or being health conscious. Being aware of this as a host is inclusive and makes your guest feel welcome.