5 mocktails to get you in the summer groove

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Summer Blitz mocktail from The Lumbar. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Seeking a grown up drink but want to avoid a buzz? These five Birmingham-crafted summer mocktails are just what you’re looking for.

1. Chef’s Kiss from Mayawell Bar

Mayawell Bar, mocktail
The Chef’s Kiss mocktail from Mayawell Bar. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

For the sensuous yet wild, the Chef’s Kiss mocktail from Mayawell Bar is your new summer crush. You’ll love its cheerful notes of mango, strawberry and guava topped with bold lemon and crispness of ginger beer. Price – $7

*Make it a cocktail with the addition of Blanco tequila.

Address: 2900 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
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2. Lesley Hurst from The Atomic

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Lesley Hurst mocktail at The Atomic. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

For when you want something sophisticated, but don’t want to get drunk, the Lesley Hurst from The Atomic is your go to. It features raspberry-hibiscus tea, pineapple, lime, cinnamon and egg white.

Address: 2113 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
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3. Cool Hand Cuke from Neon Moon

Cool Hand Cuke from Neon Moon. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

When it’s hot in Bama, cool down at Neon Moon. The Cool Hand Cuke with ginger, cucumber and citrus will knock your socks off. The drink is served with alcohol, so be sure to order it virgin.

Address: 2316 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
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4. Staycation from Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar

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Staycation mocktail from Pilcrow. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

For a party in your mouth, order the Staycation from Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar. It’s made with sour cherry syrup, orgeat syrup, sour orange juice, coconut water and Topo Chico. Price –

Address: 2015 1st Ave N, #1e, Birmingham, AL 35203
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5. Summer Blitz from The Lumbar

Wake up your sweet side with the Summer Blitz mocktail from The Lumbar

With raspberry preserves, peach tea, honey and lemon, it’s the ultimate burst of taste and color to activate your thirst and light up your Instagram page. Price – $5

Address: 212 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
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