The Best Non-Alcoholic Beverages for Dry January 2023
Check out these vegan-friendly spritzers, wines, beers, and spirits!
Cheers to Dry January 2023! Whether you’re new to the movement or consider yourself a seasoned pro, we’ve got some alcohol-free happy hour inspo for you! The zero-proof market has definitely expanded, but we do have our own vegan-friendly faves. If you’re ready to try an alcohol-free month that aligns with your plant-based lifestyle, here are the best non-alcoholic beverages for Dry January!
Please note that some of these non-alcoholic beverages contain trace amounts (<0.5%) of alcohol.
We’ve got our fridge full of non-alcoholic cocktails from Greenbar Distillery—it’s a beautiful sight. We are obsessed with these Dry January ready-to-drink cocktails! The brand offers a variety of flavor combos including UnGin + Tonic, UnRum + Cola, and Lavender Bitters + Soda. Sip these fizzy spritzers straight from the can or add them to your favorite cocktail glass.
You seriously won’t miss alcohol with these booze-free craft cocktails for Dry January! Curious Elixirs offers a variety of ready-to-drink beverages reminiscent of traditional cocktails. And you never have to go without these tasty sippers—the brand offers a subscription service. Their “No. 1” draws major inspo from a Negroni while the “No. 2” is serving spicy margarita flavors. We recommend trying them all!
This brand specializes in refreshing botanical cocktails. These NA bevs are made from fruits, plants, and roots plus some mood-lifting ingredients like hemp extract. The ready-to-drink Dry January vegan mixes include Mellow Mule, Gold Fashioned, Paloma Daydream, and OG Tonic. We’ll take one of each, please! You can find us adding vibrant cocktail garnishments for a little DIY décor.
For a refreshing NA brewski, check out Athletic Brewing Co. You can find a tasty brew no matter what beer style you prefer. From creamy pale ales and lighter lagers to rich stouts and hop-forward IPAs, ABC has a brew for you. And if you like to get down with a variety of flavor profiles, build a custom case of canned ales.
Cheers to these non-alcoholic craft beers! There are so many to choose from! We love rotating through the brand’s IPA, Pale, Blonde, Peach Gose, Red, and Dark brews. But we’ve always got room in our fridge for the limited edition cans. Oktoberfest is a seasonal fave! For the full experience, we love bringing the bar to us by whipping up vegan chicken wings to pair with our beers.
It’s time to crack a cold one! BrewDog offers a variety of tasty NA canned beers. While not all are vegan, the brewery provides several vegan-friendly brewskis. You can find us sipping Brew Dog’s Hazy AF, the brand’s New England hazy IPA. Other cruelty-free crowd-pleasers include Elvis AF, Nanny State, and Punk AF. Blow this Dry January challenge out of the water with BrewDog!
Alcohol-removed Californian wine? Sign us up! Surely non-alcoholic wines are sure to refresh your palate. Available in sparkling rose, sparkling brut, sauvignon blanc, and bubbly red, what more could you long for? Have your friends over for games, plant-based snacks, and NA wine this Dry Veganuary! We’ll cheers to that!
Fre Wines offers a luxurious vino experience sans the alcohol. Whether you prefer red, white, sparkling, or pink, there’s sure to be a non-alcoholic wine to suit your fancy. Pop a bottle of the sparkling brut or sparkling rose for brunch or cheers with the brand’s cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, or white zinfandel with dinner. We love these vegan wines on their own or crafted into an alcohol-free sangria or Dry January spritzer.
Cheers to Dry January 2023 with French Bloom. Even if you’re dabbling with the idea of a sober or damp lifestyle, nothing is stopping you from trying these tasty alcohol-free sippers. Take French Bloom, for example. This vegan, NA bubbly is absolutely stunning—you won’t even miss the alcohol. This organic, French bubbly comes in brut and rose varieties. Now, we believe a toast is in order!
Want to dive into the alleged benefits of a dry lifestyle but don’t want to give up your mixed cocktails? We’ve got you! Lyre’s offers a fabulous range of NA spirits. Enjoy the brand’s Dry London Spirit, American Malt, Agave Blanco Spirit, Amaretti, and more. The brand also offers mixed cocktails to sip on all January long. But don’t stop there. We love these alcohol-free drinks year round!
Whether you prefer your hard liquor options neat, on the rocks, or crafted into a cocktail, Monday is your new go-to. This zero-alcohol brand offers NA whiskey, gin, and mezcal—cheers! You can absolutely find us sipping a zero-proof whiskey sour, gin & tonic, or mezcal margarita. We love how creative we’re getting this Dry January with Monday spirits.
For an earthy, aromatic mocktail experience, choose Seedlip. This brand offers a trio of NA spirits perfect for Dry January 2023. The Garden 108 gives fresh and herbaceous notes to your craft drinks, while the Seedlip Spice 94 brings warmth. But we can’t forget about Grove 42, the brand’s dry, citrus-forward spirit. We’re here for them all this season and plan to continue enjoying them far beyond the first month of the year!
During her studies to become a registered dietitian, Anja—a longtime vegetarian—transitioned to a vegan diet. Living in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the time (Go Broncos!), she met Maggie and Tammie through VegOut Kalamazoo (one of VegOut’s first focus cities) and began collaborating with the duo. When she’s not writing about new vegan eats, practicing as a pediatric clinical dietitian, and virtually coaching fellow plant-based eaters, you can find her creating veg-centric recipes, trying new cruelty-free products, and spending time with her partner Addison and cat Kovu.
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