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Literary mocktails

What do you get when you cross literary favourites with delicious thirst-quenching concoctions?

Literary mocktails are book-themed, alcohol-free drinks, inspired by well-known literary works. The names were suggested and voted upon by library fans. 

Mocktails are a great alternative to alcoholic drinks for designated drivers, pregnant women, people wanting to reduce their alcohol intake, young people or anyone who wants to avoid alcohol.

Our literary mocktail recipes feature a range of different flavours to suit a wide audience.

From alcohol-free versions of classic cocktails to our own signature virgin mojito there is sure to be a drink to suit everyone.

Recipes Download and print recipe cards

Bah Humbug

Enjoy guilt-free fun during the festive season with this pomegranate mocktail.

A sidecar named desire

Celebrate any occasion with this refreshing combination of ginger and lime.

Grape expectations

A  festive, fruity mocktail prepared with grape juice and cranberry juice. 

Tequila Mockingbird

A fun, alcohol-free version of a classic cocktail combining orange juice and grenadine.

The turn of the screwdriver

This non alcoholic mojito recipe combines citrus, mint and lime to make a delicious, crisp drink. 

Watermelon for elephants

This light and refreshing mocktail is the perfect combination of watermelon, coconut and lime.

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