Celebrate Sober October in style with these six delicious cocktails, so easy to make at home.

For trying something different: Three Spirit Herbal Stimulant


50ml Social Elixir

25ml espresso strength coffee

7.5ml of maple syrup

Optional extra: 15ml dark rum


  1. Start the night in style with this easy-to-make, alcohol-free Espresso Martini. Add all ingredients to an ice-filled cocktail shaker or a jam jar.
  2. Shake hard until ice-cold and pour through a tea strainer into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with grated raw cocoa beans.

For the first time doing Sober October: Gimber Virgin Mojito



60ml sparkling water

10ml lime juice

15ml sugar water

12 fresh mint leaves

1/2 lime, chopped


  1. Put the mint leaves, lime and sugar water in the glass. Muddle until it’s blended well.
  2. Add GIMBER and lime juice. Add crushed ice.
  3. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with fresh mint and dried ginger.

For bringing a touch of holiday to a weeknight: Old Jamaica Rhubarb, Raspberry and Ginger NOjito


One stalk of fresh rhubarb

4 teaspoons of sugar (more to taste if required)

Four fresh mint leaves

One bottle Old Jamaica Rhubarb and Ginger Ale

Juice of one fresh lime

50g of fresh raspberries

50ml sparkling water

Ice, to serve


  1. Put the fruit, sugar and lime juice in a pan to boil, until the sugar is dissolved, and a syrup is created.
  2. Put the syrup through a sieve to create a smooth base for the mocktail.
  3. Put into a jug, add the remaining ingredients and serve over ice.
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For a weekend relaxing and hosting: Bax Bramble


50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn

10ml blackberry syrup

100ml Fever-tree Sicilian lemonade

Lemon, blackberries and mint to garnish

Blackberry syrup makes approx 500ml


  1. Combine 240ml of water, 240g sugar and 250g of fresh or frozen blackberries in a pan and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  2. Cover and leave to cool to infuse the blackberries further. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve into a measuring jug, then pour into a sterilised bottle. The syrup will keep for up to  two weeks in the fridge.
  3. Shake the Bax Botanics and Blackberry syrup with ice and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with Sicilian lemonade and garnish.
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For a Sober October master: AF Porn Star Martini


50ml Bax Botanics Sea Buckthorn

1 passionfruit

5ml vanilla extract

30ml sugar syrup

8ml lime juice


  1. Slice the passionfruit two thirds of the way along and reserve the smaller piece for garnish.
  2. Scoop the pulp from the Passionfruit into a cocktail shaker and add the other ingredients. Shake well for a minute then double strain into a Martini glass.
  3. Serve with the small piece of passionfruit floating in the cocktail and maybe a little glass of AF bubbly on the side.

For the day after: RECOVER Spritz



Zest from one orange

One shot of non-alcoholic martini (eg Martini Vibrante)

One can of RECOVER, a ginger & blood orange flavoured drink designed to help reduce inflammation & fatigue, which includes turmeric, zinc & vitamin D3


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add in non-alcoholic martini & top up with half a can of RECOVER, shake then pour into a martini glass and garnish with orange zest.
  2. Top up with more RECOVER (optional).


Each drink in the range is infused with powerful adaptogens, nootropics and nutrients, as well as CBD – ingredients which are known to enhance brain health, boost cognitive performance and help in reducing mental and physical stress. Every 250ml can feature 20mg of premium, broad-spectrum CBD crafted with natural ingredients for optimal absorption and effectiveness and it is also vegan, gluten free and low calorie and made in the UK.