Austin has its fair share of craft cocktail destinations and local breweries scattered around the city, but there’s a rising scene of nonalcoholic cocktails accessible to those who don’t partake.
While most restaurants and bars can serve up a pretty good mocktail these, days, this is Eater’s guide to the truly excellent mocktails that are sure to please in Austin. These creative nonalcoholic cocktails go beyond simple sodas or juices, ranging from drinking vinegar at Sway to an entirely spirit-free menu at Sans Bar. Leave without a hangover.
For other booze-free drinks, explore aguas frescas, coffee, and milkshakes. For boozy drinks, scope out the city’s essential bars and hot new ones. Plus, there are Austin’s iconic drinks. Be sure to keep an eye out for any pop-ups from Robert Bjorn Taylor, one of Austin’s most creative sober bartenders.
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