Good, Clean Fun in a Glass
The holiday season brings parties — with coworkers, family, and friends. And at those parties, alcohol often flows. For a different option, Triple A Oklahoma put together a contest to find the best tasting mocktail—that is, a cocktail without alcohol. I got a taste of the winning drink with Steven Schuster and Melissa Skaggs of Iron Star Urban Barbeque in Oklahoma City‚Ä¶
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Ginger Peter (Iron Star Urban BBQ):
1.5 oz ginger and habanero simple syrup (Boil water and sugar until the sugar dissolves completely. Add in a pinch of ginger and cut up habaneros)
2 oz carrot juice
1 lime wedge squeezed
Pour ingredients into a shaker. Shake until mixed, then empty into a glass with ice. Top with non-alcoholic ginger beer, garnish with a fresh whole habanero pepper, and enjoy.
Harvest Time Cooler (Red PrimeSteak):
1 oz Main root sarsaparilla
2 oz apple juice
.5 oz lemon juice
3 bar spoons pumpkin butter
Shake all ingredients and serve chilled.