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10 Cannabis Mocktails for Dry January

By Danyal Swan December 26, 2023

As we usher in a fresh year, the Dry January movement is gaining momentum. Opting out of alcohol not only offers a respite for our livers but also a pleasant surprise for our bank accounts. However, those moments of camaraderie and laughter over drinks with friends can seem somewhat lacking sans the usual alcoholic beverage. Enter the delightful world of cannabis mocktails, our go-to alternative.

A rising number of people are turning to cannabis as a sociable stand-in for booze. Why not jump on this trend with a cannabis-laced libation? The cherry on top? Substitute alcohol with THC or CBD tinctures in these mocktails, and you'll find yourself enjoying the merriment minus the morning-after regrets. Indulge in these distinctive cannabis mocktails, unwind, and raise a glass to fresh beginnings this January. Joining this green revolution promises to be a decision you'll celebrate.

Winter Cannabis Mocktails for Dry January

Winter cannabis mocktails bring a comforting and imaginative spin to classic winter drinks, ideal for those chilly Florida nights when you long for summer warmth. It's not just the quintessential winter flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, and rich chocolate that make these mocktails special – it's the entire experience they provide. These drinks are a novel way to relax and mingle, injecting a dose of warmth and joviality into your winter social events, all the while keeping the aftermath headache-free. Whether you're curled up beside a crackling fire or enjoying a serene evening at home, these winter cannabis mocktails are a charming and festive addition to your seasonal celebrations, allowing you to partake in a health-conscious and creative manner.

Warm Apple Cider Cannabis Bliss

Apple Cider Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 15 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • 2 c apple cider
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Star anise
  • Tincture (your preferred dose)
  • Optional: orange slices, cloves

Instructions:
  1. In a saucepan, heat the apple cider with a cinnamon stick and star anise.
  2. Simmer for about 10 minutes to infuse the flavors.
  3. Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
  4. Stir in your desired amount of THC or CBD tincture.
  5. Serve warm with an optional garnish of orange slices and cloves.

Cannabis Cranberry Sparkler

Cranberry Sparkler Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • Cranberry juice
  • Sparkling grape juice
  • 1 orange
  • Fresh cranberries, for garnish
  • Rosemary sprig, for garnish
  • Tincture (your preferred dose)

Instructions:
  1. In a glass, mix equal parts of cranberry juice and sparkling grape juice.
  2. Add the juice of half an orange
  3. Stir in your preferred dose of tincture.
  4. Garnish with fresh cranberries and a rosemary sprig.

Cannabis Peppermint Patty Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Patty Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • Hot chocolate mix (or homemade hot chocolate)
  • 2-4 drops peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Tincture (your preferred dose)
  • Candy cane or peppermint stick for garnish

Instructions:
  1. Prepare hot chocolate according to the package instructions or your favorite recipe.
  2. Stir in the peppermint extract, to taste.
  3. Add your desired dose of tincture and stir well.
  4. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a candy cane or peppermint stick if desired.

Spiced Pomegranate Cannabis Mocktail

Spiced Pomegranate Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Ginger beer (non-alcoholic)
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Tincture
  • Pomegranate seeds and rosemary, for garnish

Instructions:
  1. In a glass, mix 1 part pomegranate juice with 3 parts ginger beer.
  2. Add a cinnamon stick and let it sit for a few minutes to infuse.
  3. Stir in your perfect dose of marijuana tincture.
  4. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and a sprig of rosemary.

Vanilla Chai Cannabis Delight

Vanilla Chai Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 1 beverageYield 10 min
Ingredients:
  • Your favorite chai tea
  • Hot water
  • Vanilla extract
  • Milk or milk alternative
  • Cannabis tincture
  • Optional: cinnamon and star anise for garnish

Instructions:
  1. Follow the instructions for the chai tea and brew accordingly.
  2. Add a few drops of vanilla extract.
  3. Stir in milk or a milk alternative to your liking.
  4. Add your desired dose of marijuana tincture.
  5. Garnish with star anise and a sprinkle of cinnamon if desired.

Cannabis Mocktails for Anytime of Year

These mocktails transcend mere drink status; they embody an entire experience, a journey through the distinct tastes of each season, coupled with the communal and calming advantages of cannabis, all presented in an elegant, wellness-focused style. They offer an inventive and pleasurable approach to participating in social occasions, embracing the seasonal transitions, and experiencing the soothing properties of cannabis (with no hangover!).

Cannabis-Infused Ginger Fizz

Ginger Fizz Cannabis Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey or simple syrup
  • Sparkling water
  • Cannabis tincture

Instructions:
  1. In a glass, combine the grated ginger with lemon juice.
  2. Add honey or simple syrup and stir well.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and top with sparkling water.
  4. Add a few drops of cannabis tincture to your preferred potency and stir gently.

Cannabis Sangria


Prep Time: 2 hours, 30 minYield 1 pitcher, ~ 8 glasses
Ingredients:
  • 2 c mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 2 c apple chunks
  • 1 bottle grape juice or non-alcoholic wine
  • Sparkling water
  • Marijuana tincture (your preferred dose)

Instructions:
  1. In a pitcher, combine the mixed berries, orange slices, and apple chunks.
  2. Pour grape juice or non-alcoholic wine over the fruits.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to let the flavors meld.
  4. In each glass served, stir in the preferred dose of cannabis tincture.
  5. Serve in glasses over ice, topped with sparkling water.

Marijuana Mint Mojito

Mint Mojito Marijuana Mocktail

Prep Time: 15 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup
  • Club soda
  • Tincture (your preferred dose)

Instructions:
  1. Muddle a handful of mint leaves in a glass.
  2. Add the juice of half a lime and simple syrup.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and top with club soda.
  4. Add your preferred dose of cannabis tincture and stir gently.

Spiced Cannabis Hot Chocolate

Spiced Hot Chocolate Marijuana Mocktail

Prep Time: 1 beverageYield 10 min
Ingredients:
  • 1 c milk or your favorite milk alternative
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar or sweetener of your choice
  • Cinnamon
  • Cannabis tincture
  • Cinnamon stick, for garnish

Instructions:
  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan and whisk in cocoa powder and sugar to taste.
  2. Add a pinch of cinnamon for extra flavor.
  3. Before serving, stir in a few drops tincture to your desired dose.
  4. Serve hot in your favorite mug with a cinnamon stick.

Cucumber Cannabis Cooler

Cucumber Cooler Marijuana Mocktail

Prep Time: 10 minYield 1 beverage
Ingredients:
  • 5 cucumber slices
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp agave syrup or simple syrup
  • Sparkling water
  • Tincture (your preferred dose)

Instructions:
  1. Muddle cucumber slices in a glass.
  2. Add lime juice and agave syrup.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and top with sparkling water.
  4. Add your preferred dose of tincture and stir gently.

Find What You Need for the Perfect Cannabis Mocktail at MÜV

2024 is the time to ditch the boring sparkling water and embrace the delicious world of cannabis mocktails. These invigorating and delicious recipes are the ideal alternative for a dry January, offering you a chance to remain a part of the social whirl without compromising your health aspirations or enduring the woes of a hangover. With a spectrum of options from zesty spice-infused to lush fruity creations, there's a cannabis mocktail to suit every palate and season. Why not take the plunge and experiment?

The key ingredient for your cannabis mocktail adventures is just a simple click away. Shop online or via the MÜV app! Whether you're planning a lively gathering or seeking a tranquil evening at home, our extensive selection of RSO, THC, 1:1 THC/CBD, and CBD tinctures ensures your mocktails are nothing but extraordinary. So, let's lift our glasses (or mason jars!) and salute to a healthier, more delightful way of celebrating this Dry January. To good health and great tastes, cheers!

Content Manager for MÜV Florida and Contributor for Zen Leaf Dispensaries. A cannabis connoisseur with a passion for explaining the miraculous possibility of the plant, Swan began her journey with cannabis as a recreational user and quickly realized its positive impact on her depression and severe anxiety. She joined the cannabis industry as Receptionist and MedTender and witnessed first-hand the immense potential of the plant for a wide variety of ailments, deepening her passion for alternative medicine. Swan is dedicated to self-education on the plant and sharing its potential with all. She holds a Journalism degree from the University of Iowa.

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