Get through ‘Dry January:’ Mocktails so good you won’t miss the alcohol

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MILWAUKEE -- This January -- get into the sober spirit! People are skipping the booze this month, but can still enjoy tasty drinks. James Schned from Taste of Home joins Real Milwaukee to make the most of your mocktails.

Nonalcoholic drinks are hot, with bars dedicated to the sober life opening up around the country. Participating in Dry January? James will show how to make mocktails so sophisticated you won't miss the alcohol, whether you`re imbibing solo or among friends.

Today James is making:

  • Blackberry Shrub
  • Raspberry Fizz
  • Lemon-Basil Mojito MocktailsBut before you mix them up -- consider these tips.
  • Serve mocktails in your best glassware.
  • Go crazy with fun cubes
  • Add fresh, muddled ingredients
  • Infuse your own simple syrup
  • Shake it, don't stir
  • Have fun with straws
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