Free Spirits: Spirit Free Cocktails to Spread your Wings- by Rob Husted

Updated: June 1, 2021


-1 1/2oz Ritual Zero Proof Tequila Alternative

-1/2oz Finest Call Triple Sec

-2oz Fresh lime juice

-1oz Pineapple Reàl

-4 deseeded jalapeños

Procedure: In a mixing glass, muddle together 1 1/2oz Ritual Zero Proof Tequila Alternative, 1/2oz Finest Call Triple Sec and 4 deseeded jalapeños. Add 2oz freh  lime, 1oz Pineapple Reàl and ice. Shake and strain into a large rocks glass over ice.

Garnish: Rimmed half glass of Tajin and lime wheel.

It’s crazy, this is a well balanced cocktail but you still get a tiny head rush from the citrus and jalapeños… almost like a tiny buzz… without the alcohol.

The blame can be laid with capsaicinoids, a family of plant components that belong to the Capsicum genus.





-4oz Seedlip Garden 108

-1oz Pineapple juice

-4 slices of cucumber

-1oz Ginger Beer

Procedure: Combine 4 slices of cucumber and Seedlip Garden 108. Muddle together then add Pineapple juice and ice. Shake then top with ginger beer and fine strain into a copper mug with ice.

Garnish: Fresh cucumber wheel, thyme and cracked pepper.

This is a fun light cocktail with some fun aromas to sip on and enjoy.






-2oz Ritual Zero Proof Whiskey Alternative

-1/2oz Agave Reàl

-2 drops of Fee Brothers Aromatic Bitters

Procedure: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir & strain into a large rocks glass over a large cube.

Garnish: Smoked orange peel.

With this cocktail I challenged myself to an Old Fashioned alternative that I actually enjoy. While I thoroughly enjoy a well made Old Fashioned, this is a great alternative to change things up every once in awhile. The reason why I chose Fee Brothers bitters is because their bitters are non-alcoholic and are a great way to add complex flavors to spirit free cocktails.



Rob Husted
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West Palm Beach, Florida, USA


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