Top South Florida Bartenders Share Recipes for Zero-Proof Libations

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Dryuary 2023 Mocktails: Reset, Recharge, Rejuvenate

Are you looking for an innovative way to kick-start the New Year in 2023? Dryuary is a growing trend of giving up alcohol or any other type of libation for 31 days, and many people are participating! Whether it’s your first time participating in something like this or looking for new ways to enjoy drinks without the booze, we have something special for you. Some of South Florida’s top bartenders have shared their delicious recipes for unique zero-proof libations that will tantalize your taste buds in all the right ways. From light and sweet concoctions to spicy mocktails – we have a drink perfect for every occasion! Keep reading below to discover some amazing beverage ideas from talented mixologists throughout South Florida.

Hand-Shaken Piña Colada – Photo Credit: Kush Coconut Grove

Hand-Shaken Piña Colada

Kush Coconut Grove

4 oz Coco Lopez
4 oz Pineapple Juice
0.5 oz Lime Juice


Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake, then strain over ice into the glass. Garnish with pineapple fawn and dehydrated pineapple.

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La Dragonrita – Photo Credit: Loews Miami Beach

The Dragonrita

Bar Collins –  Loews Miami Beach Hotel

2 Frozen Dragon Fruit Cubes
1.5 oz Pineapple Juice
0.25 oz Agave Syrup
0.5 oz Lime Juice


Add dragon fruit cubes to the shaker and muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients, add ice and shake ten times again. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and half salt rim. Garnish with dehydrated pineapple and dragon fruit.

DRYUARY 2023: Top South Florida Bartenders Share Recipes for Zero-Proof Libations
Agua Fresca – Photo Credit: Lona Cocina & Tequileria

Agua Fresca

Lona Cocina & Tequileria – The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

2 oz Seedlip Garden 108
1 oz Hibiscus Concentrate
1 oz Lime Juice
1 Micro Orchid


Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain over fresh ice into a lab glass. Garnish with micro orchids.

DRYUARY 2023: Top South Florida Bartenders Share Recipes for Zero-Proof Libations
Strawberry Cosmopolitan – Photo Credit: Matchbox

Strawberry Cosmopolitan

Matchbox – Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale

1 Bottle Karma Sucra Mockapolitan
4 Strawberries
. 25 oz Lemon or Lemon juice


Mix the bottle of Karma Sucra Mockapolitan with .25 oz lemon juice while adding 8 slices of strawberries (keep one whole strawberry for the garnish at the end). Add lemon juice, strawberries, and ice cubes to the shaker, then muddle. Shake vigorously, and pour all contents into a wine glass once done shaking. To finish the mocktail,
garnish it with the whole strawberry.

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