Virgin Cosmopolitan Mocktail – A Refreshing Twist on a Classic Cocktail

Whether you’re searching for a nonalcoholic-alcoholic drink for a wedding or girl’s night or just trying to lower your calorie count, this booze-free refresher is perfect!

With its fruity flavors and sophistication, the Cosmopolitan is a cocktail that any Carrie Bradshaw would approve of. Serve this tasty mocktail at your next get-together.

Lightened Up

With this lighter version of a traditional virgin cosmopolitan mocktail, the alcohol is out, but the pleasure, flavor, and sparkle are still there. This non-alcoholic beverage is the ideal way to start your weekend in style, whether you’re a designated driver or trying to cut back on sugar.

It is a refreshing mocktail packed with the flavor of your favorite vodka-based drink but without the alcohol or the calories. A simple lime juice combines with sparkling water, raspberry puree, and sweetener for a beverage that’s as tasty as guilt-free.

A super-thin slice of cucumber pressed against the glass adds a pop of color and artistic flair to this mocktail that’s as light as it is delicious. You can make it even lighter by swapping the ginger ale for club soda.

This non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan is easy to whip up in a big pitcher for parties or to have on hand when you feel like a little something special. Serving alongside traditional cocktails at bridal showers or girl’s nights is a great option.


When it comes to cosmopolitans, most people think of Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, a bright pink drink with a blend of fruity flavors. This cocktail is known for its elegance and sophistication, traits that any New Yorker can appreciate. However, it also comes with a hangover risk, especially if you consume too many of them.

A cosmopolitan mocktail allows you to enjoy the same elegant and sophisticated taste without all the alcohol and associated hangover risks. It’s perfect for designated drivers, those prioritizing their health and wellness, or anyone with moral or ethical reasons to avoid alcohol.

This recipe can be made non-alcoholic by substituting the vodka for an alcohol-free sparkling wine, lemonade, or ginger ale. You can use traditional store-bought grenadine or make your own using equal parts pomegranate juice and sugar for the grenadine.

Chill a martini glass or coupe and add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake well and serve. Garnish your drink with a fresh cranberry or an orange slice, and savor the flavor! Let the juicy sweetness of the fruit add a delightful touch to your drink.


There are plenty of reasons to enjoy a cosmopolitan mocktail. Whether you’re following the Noom diet, doing Dry January, or are a designated driver, this non-alcoholic version of the classic cocktail is the perfect way to enjoy your evening without breaking any moral or ethical boundaries.

This mocktail is made with hibiscus flower tea, so it’s not as pink as other versions of the drink, but it’s still super refreshing and flavorful. Plus, hibiscus flowers have many natural antioxidants that can help fight stress and promote sleep.

Besides being super low in calories, this drink is also easy to make! Chill a martini glass and add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into the glass. Garnish with a lime slice and orange peel (optional).

This icy, tart, sweet mocktail is just like a cosmopolitan without alcohol. For a pop of color, use white cranberry juice to keep this drink looking fresh and less pink. You can even garnish this with a sprinkle of glitter for an added touch of sparkle.


Try this sparkling mocktail when you want the sparkle of a cosmopolitan but not the hangover. 

The spritzer version of the classic Cosmopolitan is perfect for parties and holiday gatherings. You can even add some glitter to this mocktail for an extra touch of sparkle that will impress your guests!

It is a perfect option if you’re looking for an alcohol-free cocktail to serve your pregnant friends or non-drinking family. It’s flavorful, low in sugar (if you use reduced-sugar cranberry juice), and refreshing. Plus, it is a good source of vitamin C!


For those who want to look like they’re sipping on a cocktail but aren’t interested in alcohol or following the Noom diet, this pink non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan is sure to please! The key to a beautifully garnished drink is high contrast and simplicity. It also helps if your garnish complements the body of the drink (like this cranberry and lime garnish).

To make this easy mocktail:

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. Add ice, cranberry, lime, and non-alcoholic orange liqueur in a cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake well, then strain into the glass.
  4. Garnish with a lime twist if desired.

There are so many ways to enjoy a cosmopolitan! These booze-free drinks are perfect for those who want to stick to their health resolutions during Dry January or enjoy the refined flavor of cocktails without the hangover-inducing booze.

And you don’t have to sacrifice taste, either. These gorgeous virgin cocktails are just as tasty as their alcoholic counterparts. Plus, they’re a great way to try out new flavors and remind ourselves how much we can appreciate the subtleties in our favorite beverages.

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