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Alcohol-free cocktails reinvented: soft drinks on the menu of "dry January" originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.comRenouncing alcohol does not mean that one needs to hibernate because more and more mixologists have responded to the growing demand for "zero proof" cocktails on the menu. This month, "Sec January"The popularity has exploded on social media, with scores promising to take part in the Alcohol Abandonment Challenge for 31 days, including the chief medical correspondent of ABC News, Dr. Jennifer Ashton. " Soft drinks are really popular, "Max Reis, Beverages Manager at Gracias Madre Restaurant in West Hollywood told ABC News:" You do not want to rule out someone because he can not take advantage Alcohol. "" Whether you're on a bath, or you're a kid, or do not drink, sometimes you want to have the feeling of having something less banal than that. " a soda or a glass of tea, "he added about the growing popularity of drinks without buzz in bars.January sec: Why I give up alcohol for a monthAnecdotally, reducing alcohol has been associated with a multitude of wellness benefits – from more beautiful skin to weight loss – and can even reduce your risk of developing certain cancers. according to a recent study.Reis shared his recipe for his original yoda, kumquat and chamomile non-alcoholic cocktail recipe, but added that you can be creative with non-alcoholic cocktails using your favorite ingredients at home. "If you're creating a non-alcoholic cocktail at home … one of the things is really easy and the palette is inherent in the balance between citrus and sugar," he said. "As long as you keep that balance, you can add what you want." Eliminating alcohol from your diet does not mean that you have to give up the pleasure and flavor of a good cocktail. The best mixologists of restaurants and bars across the country have shared these recipes to create delicious and complex cocktails without alcohol.

1. Yuzu, kumquat and chamomile mocktail

PHOTO: Max Reis, Director of Beverages at Gracias Madre Restaurant in West Hollywood, shared this recipe for his yuzu, kumquat and chamomile tea cocktail with "Good Morning America". (ABC News) More

5 kumquats, cut in half
1 oz of yuzu
1 oz of simple syrup
1 oz infused chamomile tea
1 cucumber ribbon
1/3 a glass of sparkling water
Mint and baby's breath for garnish
Method: Mix kumquats and yuzu in a tin can. Add the chamomile tea, the simple syrup and one ice cube in the mold and shake vigorously to mix. Fill half a glass of ice with ice and add sparkling water. Pour the contents of the box into the prepared glass without forcing. Fill the glass with sparkling water and garnish with a straw, a sprig of mint and baby's breath.

2. Napoleon Smash

PHOTO: Nick Bennett, barman of Porchlight, a Danny Meyer bar-restaurant in New York City, created the Napoleon Smash, a refreshing drink of black tea, lemon juice, syrup, grenadine and raspberry vinegar. (Liz Clayman) More

Nick Bennett, the main bartender at Porchlight, a bar and restaurant owned by Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City, has created a refreshing drink made from black tea, lemon juice, syrup, grenadine and raspberry vinegar.Recipe:
1.5 oz black tea
0.75 oz Fresh lemon juice
.5 oz Simple syrup
0.25 oz Grenadine
0.25 oz Raspberry vinegar
Method: Mix the ingredients whipping, then pour into a whiskey glass on pebble ice. Decorate with a slice of lemon.

3. Paloma of salty rosemary

PHOTO: Naren Young, Dante's creative director in New York, created this salty rosemary paloma for non-alcoholic drinkers. (Dante) More

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"It's essentially a riff on a classic Mexican Paloma, but made with our" famous and fluffy "grapefruit juice, said Dante's creative director, Naren Young, at" GMA "magazine." C & # It's quite tasty and refreshing and shows that we care as much about the quality of our non-alcoholic beverages as we do about our regular cocktails. "Recipe:
2 oz. grapefruit juice
.5 oz salty rosemary syrup (see recipe below)
Top with Perrier
Glass: highball
Ice: cube
Method: Mix the ingredients on the ice, then garnish with a slice of grapefruit and add citrus salt to the edge of the glass.For salty rosemary syrup:
70 oz water
30 oz sugar
3 sprigs of rosemary
3.5 oz maldon salt
Method: Bring to a low boil. Turn off immediately and let cool. Filter and store in the refrigerator. Lasts 2 months.

4. Watch out for your hibiscus

PHOTO: Randy Wright of the Acorn Restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shared this recipe for his "Mind Your Hibiscus" non-alcoholic cocktail with "Good Morning America". (ABC) More

"We wanted to create a vibrant, non-alcoholic cocktail that offered a springtime glow during Pittsburgh's cold winters and really showcased the beautiful winter citrus fruit we have," said Randy Wright, a mixologist at Acorn, a restaurant. from Shadyside to Pittsburgh, about this drink.Recipe:
10 oz of rich hibiscus tea (cold-infused iced tea, infuse 24 hours)
40 oz of blood orange juice
40 oz of guava syrup
30 oz of fresh pineapple juice
Method: Mix the hibiscus tea, the blood orange juice and the guava syrup. Pour the pineapple juice over the ice and slowly add the mixture of hibiscus. Decorate with lime, lemon and blood orange.

5. Strawberry and lavender soda

PHOTO: Mixologist Milos Stevanovic of the Commons Club at the Virgin Hotel in Chicago shared this lavender-free cocktail recipe with "GMA". (Courtesy Commons Club at the Virgin Hotel, Chicago) More

Mixologist Milos Stevanovic of the Commons Club at the Virgin Hotel in Chicago shared this recipe for a unique buzz-free cocktail infused with lavender.Recipe:
For lavender syrup:
1 L of sugar
1 liter of water
4 oz (by volume) of lavender
Combine strawberry purée and lavender syrup; 2 parts strawberry 1 part lavender syrup.
To make soda:
Flavoring agent with strawberry / lavender
Fresh lemon juice
Agave nectar
Method: Add all the ingredients in the shaker and shake to mix, pour into a beer glass, ice and the rest, and add soda.

6. Macha Macha Man

PHOTO: The bar's director, Zach Cramer of Tiny's and The Upstairs Bar in New York, shared this recipe for matcha tea flavored non-alcoholic cocktail with "GMA". (Tiny's Courtesy and The Upstairs Bar) More

Bar manager Zach Cramer of Tiny's and The Bar Upstairs in New York shared these two recipes for a turmeric-based cocktail and matcha cocktail with "GMA".Recipe:
2 pinches of confused mint
2 teaspoons of matcha powder
1 oz of fresh pear juice
75 ml of simple syrup
.5 lime juice
Method: Shake and strain in a highball glass. Garnish with sparkling water, a sprig of mint and a slice of pear for garnish.

7. Lime and turmeric soda

PHOTO: The bar manager, Zach Cramer, of Tiny's and The Upstairs Bar in New York, shared this recipe for an alcohol-free lime-turmeric cocktail with "GMA". (Tiny's Courtesy and The Upstairs Bar) More

Muddle thumb sized turmeric
1 oz of lime juice
1 oz agave syrup
Method: Shake and filter into a high ball glass. Cover with soda water and a lime filling.

8. Habanero Limeade

PHOTO: Beverage Director Bryan Shneider of Quality Eats in New York shared this recipe for a spicy-sweetened non-alcoholic cocktail featuring his original Habanero Ice Cubes with "GMA". (Courtesy Quality Eats) More

Beverage Director Bryan Shneider of Quality Eats in New York shared this recipe for a spicy-sweet alcoholic cocktail with his original habanero ice cubes.Recipe: Fill a large glass of habanero ice cubes (see recipe below). Add: 1 oz of lime juice
Single 1 oz syrup
Garnish with cold water
Method: Stir briefly, then decorate with a sprig of tarragon.Recipe for ice cubes Habanero:
Fresh whole habaneros juices in a juicer (Shneider tip: you may want to wear a mask to prevent sneezing and watery eyes)
Dilute 1 part of habanero juice with 10 parts of water
Add to 1-inch ice cube molds
Freeze overnight