OK OK, so we love booze. But we also know booze isn't always the best thing for us. So if you just want to pace yourself, give yourself a night off or are settling in for a whole lifestyle change – but still want to enjoy your evening tipple – trying one of the next-gen non-alcoholic spirits out is a pretty good place to start.
And what better way to sample them than with a perfectly mixed drink? These new-school drinks are made with just as much thought as booze-filled bevs, so you know they're going to be good.
Seedlip is one of the best non-alcoholic brands out there, its expressions designed to tempt and tantalise. Their Garden 108, which features in the Be Well Collins recipe below, is green and savoury with notes of peas, mints and rosemary. Berries, herbs and more vegetal ingredients like celery and cucumber pair nicely with its herbal notes.
And if you don't want to kick the booze but do want to drink something that's healthy(ish), hard seltzers and sodas might be just the ticket. Or if you want to raise a toast with a celebration-worthy but unusual drink, try naturally fermented sparkling sipper pét-nat.