While celebrations are still ahead in this never-ending holiday season, many are already thinking about their upcoming resolutions. If backing away from the bottle is on the list of to-dos for January, it doesn’t mean missing out on the fun. With delicious zero-proof options at Vesper, mocktail mixology with Distillery of Modern Art, and blissful booze-less elixirs from The Georgia Hemp Company, it’s never been easier to keep the resolve while making a splash in the city.
No Booze, All Cheers at Vesper Atlanta
Despite offering multiple styles of sober substitutions year-round, there is no better time than Dry January to try one of Vesper’s signature zero proof cocktails. Savor a spiritless selection of drinks, including the Not So Stormy, Ritual Aperitif Spritz, Old Fashioned, a must-try margarita featuring Ritual Zero-Proof Tequila along with NA bubbly and beer options. In addition to its impressive lineup of zero proof options, Vesper has become known for its elevated cocktails, from signature standouts to playful twists on classics and delicious menu of American tapas and bar bites ideal for exploring. A local favorite, Vesper is tucked away in Glenwood Park on the Atlanta BeltLine at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. For more information, visit www.vesperatl.com or call 404.963.6902. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl.
Vesper’s Signature Zero Proof Cocktail Sampling:
Ritual Zero-Proof Whiskey, Muddled Orange, Orange Bitters & Luxardo Cherry
Ritual Zero-Proof Tequila, Prickly Pear Syrup, Lime & Fever-Tree Ginger Beer
Ritual Zero-Proof Tequila, Sour Mix, Kumquat Syrup, Splash of Sprite
Not So Stormy
Ritual Zero-Proof Rum, lime juice, Fever-Tree Ginger beer
Ritual Aperitif Spritz
Ritual Aperitif, Fre Non-Alcoholic Procsecco
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Zero Proof, Zero Problems at Puttshack
Ready. Set. Golf. The only upscale, tech-infused mini golf experience in Atlanta, Puttshack offers an elevated and globally inspired food and beverage program for all tastes including delicious zero proof options. Guests are invited to sip on favorites like the Hibiscus Mock Mule, Peach Free Bellini and Zero Painkiller while showing off to show off their mini golf skills on one of four tech-driven courses. Puttshack Atlanta is located at 1115 Howell Mill Rd. Atlanta, GA 30318. For more information, call 404.738.7888 or visit puttshack.com. Stay connected on Instagram and Twitter @Puttshack.
Puttshack’s Zero Proof Cocktail Menu:
Cotton Candy Crush Mocktail
Monin Blue Cotton Candy Syrup, Cold Pressed Lime Juice, Red Bull White Edition, Fresh Lime Wedge, Fancy Red Cherry
Hibiscus Mock Mule
Hibiscus Syrup, Lime, Ginger Beer
Peach Free Bellini
Seedlip Spice 94 Non-Alcoholic Spirit, Peach purée, Sparkling apple juice
Coconut, Orange juice, Pineapple juice, Orgeat syrup, Cold-pressed lime juice
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Learn the Art of Liquor-less Libations at Distillery of Modern Art
After a season of spirits and celebrations, those opting to start the new year without booze can learn new skills with Distillery of Modern Art’s Zero Proof Mixology Class on January 25, 2024 at 7 p.m. Guided by the award-winning distillery’s expert team, guests will explore the world of creating sensational drinks without the booze. Tickets to participate include two zero proof cocktails and light bar snacks. For those who find themselves looking for an evening out this January while staying sober, head to the cocktail lounge and sip on one of their signature, hand-crafted mocktails including In Like a Lion and Easy Living. Tickets for the Zero Proof Mixology Class are available for $30 at distilleryofmodernart.com. Distillery of Modern Art is located at 2197 Irvindale Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341, in close proximity to MARTA. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @distilleryofmodernart and Twitter at @DoMAatlanta.
Two Zero Proof Cocktails to Try at Distillery of Modern Art:
In Like a Lion
Lime, Simple Syrup, Mint, Non-Alcoholic Pineapple Cider
Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Basil, Lemon
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Tee Up to Dry January at Boone’s
For golfers and foodies alike who may be fore-going alcohol in January, there is no better place to grab a mocktail or zero proof drink than Boone’s. A seasonal favorite, the Winter Blues will have guests dreaming of warmer days ahead with a refreshing mix of blueberry, rose and grapefruit. Their CBD Transfusions zero proof cocktail and The Georgia Hemp Co.’s Citrus Bliss CBD Elixir are ideal for sipping on Boone’s heated patio overlooking Bobby Jones Golf Course, while Mockly Mocktails and Athletic Brewing Co. NA Beer are always refreshing alternatives. Boone’s is located in Buckhead at 2205 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.boonesatl.com or call 770-835-4267. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook at @boonesatl.
Boone’s Must Try Mocktails:
Blueberry, Rose, Grapefruit, Agave
Grape Juice, Ginger Ale, Flora Hemp Spirit- 25mg CBD
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Dry January Drinks on Draft at Wild Heaven Beer
For anyone looking to crack open a cold one while still cutting back this January, Wild Heaven Beer has the perfect solution. With two non-alcoholic drafts available at both their West End and Avondale taprooms, Wild Heaven is making sure that no one misses out on the party. For delicious zero proof drafts, sip on the Georgia staple’s citrus-centric Lime Seltzer or honey-filled Mountain Holler. Keeping resolutions has never been so easy. Wild Heaven Beer West End is located at 1010 White St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Wild Heaven Beer Avondale is located at 135B Maple Street, Decatur, GA 30030. For more information, visit wildheavenbeer.com. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wildheaven or on Instagram and Twitter at @beerwildheaven.
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Trade Booze for Bliss with The Georgia Hemp Company
Maintain resolutions by sipping The Georgia Hemp Company’s non-alcoholic CBD Elixirs. With both sweet and zesty flavors including Cherry Bliss and Citrus Bliss, the Atlanta-born brand has something for everyone. Perfect for leisurely sipping on its own or in creative CBD zero proof cocktails, there is no more enticing elixir to add to bar carts this Dry January. For more information on The Georgia Hemp Company, its product offerings, sports marketing efforts, and experiences visit www.thegeorgiahempcompany.com. Follow The Georgia Hemp Company on Instagram at @theGAHempCo, Twitter at @GeorgiaHempCo and Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheGeorgiaHempCompany.