Alcohol-Free Cocktails

‘Exciting alcohol free cocktail recipes.  Luxury drinks for when you need to be at your best!’
 
Bax basil smash

This zingy cocktail makes a great treat to go with lunch or light food pairings. The bright flavours really hit the spot when you fancy a pick-me-up.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60ml Bax Botanics Verbena
  • 8 large basil leaves
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 10ml sugar syrup (1:1 sugar + water)
  • Garnish with a sprig of basil

Muddle the basil in a cocktail shaker, then add the other ingredients. Shake with ice then strain into a tumbler over fresh ice.
Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

Bax berry martini

This is as simple as it is delicious – and perfect for those who like a sweeter drink.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn
• 20ml/2 heaped tsp dark berry jam (blackberry or similar
• 10ml lemon juice
• Ice

Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass, garnish with red carnation petals or a little gold leaf.

af dirty martini style

a sophisticated drink, great for those who like savoury and salty complexity.

INGREDIENTS

• 80ml Bax Botanics Verbena
• 20ml lemon juice
• 15ml green olive brine
• 10ml simple syrup
• ice

Stir together over ice and strain into a chilled glass.  Garnish with green olives on a cocktail stick.

bax af negroni

bitters and rich orange combine with the herbaceous notes of Bax in this smoky treat.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn
• 5ml Spritz Syrup – Monin
• 5ml agave syrup
• 25ml Lapsang Souchong
• 20ml San Bitter – San Pellegrino
a dash of balsamic vinegar

Stir all the ingredients together in a jug, then pour into a rocks glass with a large cube of ice. stir gently and garnish with orange.

Southside

If you want to impress your friends with an alcohol-free aperitif try this – packed with flavour this Southside has a depth and intensity that’s second to none.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Verbena
• 20ml lime juice
• 20ml sugar syrup
• 10-12 mint leaves – smacked
• A few ice cubes
• Fresh mint to garnish

Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a mint leaf – optional.

bax bramble

Bax Sea Buckthorn with blackberry and lemon makes a perfect mix of sweet and sour.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn
• 10ml blackberry syrup
• 100ml Fever-tree Sicilian lemonade
• lemon, blackberries and mint to garnish

first make the blackberry syrup.  Makes approx 500ml
240ml of water, 240g sugar, 250g of fresh or frozen blackberries. Simmer gently for 20 minutes. Cover and leave to cool. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve and store in a sterilised bottle for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

Shake the Bax Botanics and Blackberry syrup with ice and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with Sicilian lemonade and garnish.

lemon verbena club

Zingy, bright, velvety and indulgent are the words we think describe this cocktail best…and pink!

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Verbena
• 15ml lemon juice
• 10ml aquafaba 
• 25ml butterfly pea syrup (homemade)

This colour change cocktail is sure to impress.
Pour the top 3 ingredients into a cocktail shaker add the blue syrup, shake well with ice. Strain the now pink cocktail into a coupe glass.

hedgehopper

Warming fruit and caramel blends perfectly with fragrant rosemary.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn
• 80ml sparkling apple juice
• 5ml caramel syrup
• 30ml Sugar syrup
• rosemary and dried apple to garnish

Muddle the rosemary in the bottom of a jug with the Bax and syrup, add the apple juice and stir. Pour into the glass.

blueberry smash

Think blueberry Mojito and you’re pretty close.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn
• 8 mint leaves
• 4 tsp sugar
• 10 blueberries
• juice of half a lime
• Top up with soda or lemonade
• mint, blueberries and lime to garnish

Muddle the mint and blueberries with the sugar. Add the Bax and lime juice then shake with ice. Strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Garnish with mint, blueberries and lime, then top up with lemonade or soda.

AF cosmopolitan

A zingy alcohol-free version of this superb classic, here celebrating the luxurious flavours of Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn.

INGREDIENTS

• 50ml Bax Sea Buckthorn
• 50ml cranberry juice
• A squeeze of orange juice
• A squeeze of lime juice
• Crushed ice
• Garnish with lime

Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker give it a good shake and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with fresh lime.

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