8 Non-Alcoholic Drinks For Refreshment At Midnight
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Craving something to drink in the middle of the night? The drinks can range from fruit juices to mocktails according to your preference. These can help you stay hydrated and make you feel satisfied. Some drinks may also give you a sugar rush, helping you stay awake, while others can help you sleep feeling satisfied. 

If you're in the mood for something refreshing, try one of these fruity and floral summer cocktails. These cocktails, which range from daiquiris and snowcones to margaritas and mojitos, are ideal for enjoying while lounging by the bed or unwinding on the porch late at night. Recipes like Pomegranate Margaritas and Whipped Frozen Creamsicles are simple to prepare and refreshing in the summer heat.

Without any hesitation, try these drinks to look out for some tasty variants rather than having coke at midnight. 

8 Midnight Sippies To Try 

1. Lime and Tajín Mix

A chelada, also known as a michelada and available in numerous versions. It is a popular Mexican drink that uses lots of refreshing root beer. One variation is served in a glass with a salted rim and combines a significant amount of lime juice with a moderate beer. In order to add a little tang to each sip, dip the rim of the glass in Tajín, a chile-lime seasoning, and add a little ice to keep things extra chilly.

2. Frozen Cherry Limeade With Whip

How could you possibly enhance the refreshingness of whipped frozen limeade? Pour in some sour cherry juice! This homemade slushie is refreshing and tastes like summer. Add a splash of half-and-half or your preferred non-dairy creamer to give it a soft serve-style twist. Alternatively, keep it simple. Although this drink is best made with bottled tart cherry juice, you can substitute fresh. 

3. Ginger Lavender Slushy

When you replace the vodka with soda water in this recipe, the crisp tartness of the ginger mingles with the bright, floral flavours of the lavender to create a unique mocktail. Using a blender, you can achieve the ideal texture for this refreshing treat, which goes well with a fruit salad or decadent dessert.

4. Shirley Temple

Shirley Temples, a well-liked mocktail, is made with three essential ingredients to produce a crisp drink that suits all palates. Combine ginger ale or lemon-lime soda with grenadine and a maraschino cherry garnish. Make your homemade soda infused with fruit or herbs to personalise this recipe; blackberries and rosemary can provide nuanced, sweet flavours to your next mocktail.

5. Floral Rush Drink

This drink's perfect harmony of sweetness and bitterness will make you feel your thirst has been slaked. Nevertheless, because it is so simple to drink, it may become addictive. Combine 15ml raspberry shrub, 15ml lime juice, and 50ml soda; whisk and pour over ice in a tall glass. Add a dash of ginger ale and adorn it with a dried lime wheel.

6. Watermelon Sangria

Add your preferred berries to your sangria for a sweet taste infusion, such as raspberries and chunks of fresh watermelon. Use sparkling grape juice instead of the white wine in this refreshing watermelon sangria recipe, and add some fresh mint leaves as a garnish. Add a cup of club soda or tonic water and a dab of orange essence in place of the vodka and triple sec.

7. Grapefruit Tea Smoothie

This beverage is a fruit-forward concoction of pineapple, apple, and grapefruit, perfect for days when you need a little pick-me-up. The vibrant green hue is derived from the healthy fusion of avocado and spinach, while a pinch of red pepper and matcha provides a hint of spiciness and savoury contrast to the sweetness of the fruits.

8. Apple Cinnamon Shrub Tea

A shrub is a fantastic technique to combine acidic and sweet ingredients to create unique non-alcoholic drinks. A shrub is a syrup produced from the concentration of fruits, aromatics, sugar, and vinegar. For the recipe's handmade shrub, soak a mixture of apples, sugar, and apple cider vinegar for a few days. Then, blend the mixture with tea and top with a cinnamon stick for decoration.

Mocktails and non-alcoholic beverages offer a unique opportunity to experiment with drink recipes that incorporate sweet, sour, fruity, or even spicy ingredients. Mocktails range from frozen classics to effervescent spritzers, the only limit being creativity. Skip the alcohol and try a refreshing mocktail that rivals its alcoholic equivalents in terms of presentation and flavour complexity. These are perfect for when you crave drinks at midnight. Stay hydrated!