Mocktail is a mixed, non-alcoholic drink, i.e. it does not contain alcohol or any type of spirit. It is made by mixing different fruit juices, soft drinks, iced tea etc. It is called mocktail as it mocks or looks like cocktails. Mocktails are inexpensive than cocktails and are consumed by those who don’t like or want to take alcohol.
Mocktails are generally sweet in taste as they are prepared by mixing fruit juices and sugar syrup. There is no standard procedure for the preparation of mocktails so anyone can prepare it by mixing fruit juices and sugar syrup. However, some mocktails may be sour or bitter in taste if they have undergone fermentation when they are left unconsumed for a longer period of time before consumption. It is mostly consumed by people who don’t like or take alcohol. Some of the popular mocktails include deep blue, mojito, fired ice, queens punch, Shirley temple, Italian cream soda etc.