House infusions, fresh-pressed juices, and aromatic bitters have taken center stage in the growing field of mocktails as the interest in alcohol-free drinks is on the rise. Local bars and restaurants have taken notice and many now offer much more than Shirley Temples. Zero-proof spirits have also found their way behind the bar, opening new possibilities for bartenders and ensuring that abstainers, as well as those who are just cutting back on their liquor intake, can still enjoy a night out.
#12: Juniper and Ivy
Beverage director Nicholas Gergen always keeps no-proof choices on the menu. As the name implies, the Something Seasonal mocktail evolves throughout the year. Right now, guests can sipa blend of Granny Smith apple juice with fresh lemon, cinnamon demerara syrup, and soda.