Spiced Citrus Sparkle Mocktail

By: The Local Palate
Spiced Citrus Sparkle Mocktail

This spiced citrus sparkle mocktail is perfect for the holiday season, or a sipper to sustain you through winter. With a tart cranberry simple syrup, a High Rise Grapefruit Seltzer base, and essences of clove and cinnamon, this non alcoholic drink embraces the season.

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Makes 1 mocktail

  • 1 ounce spiced cranberry syrup
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 dash non-alcoholic orange bitters
  • Grapefruit High Rise Seltzer
  • Garnish: lemon wheel
  • spiced cranberry syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1⁄2 cup maple syrup
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon clove
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh cranberries

Make the spiced cranberry syrup

  1. Add ingredients to a medium-sized pot on high heat until boiling.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Let cool completely.
  3. Muddle cranberries until incorporated.
  4. Fine strain into an airtight container


Make the mocktail

  1. Add spiced cranberry syrup, lemon juice, and nonalcoholic bitters to a shaker.
  2. Add ice and shake vigorously.
  3. Fine strain into your glass of choice and add ice.
  4. Top with a High Rise Grapefruit Seltzer. Stir.
  5. Garnish with a lemon wheel
  • Recipe By
    Matt & Libiss Skinner of High Rise Dry Bar in Charleston
  • Contributing City

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