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2 Mocktails from The Shelbourne You Need to Try

Recent reports indicate a growing trend of “dry tripping” or sober vacations, particularly popular among younger travelers looking for a wellness-oriented travel experience.

Photos courtesy of The Shelbourne Hotel

Although the concepts of mindful drinking and sober curiosity are not new, there is now greater global acceptance for travelers, with an increasing number of hotels providing mocktail options and services. Likewise, there is a growing recognition for brands that have long championed inclusivity, staying ahead of the curve in promoting these values.

Celebrating 200 years in 2024, The Shelbourne has long been referred to as “Ireland’s living room,” playing a major role in Dublin’s cultural and societal history. A gathering place for locals and guests alike, The Shelbourne’s central onsite cocktail bar, No. 27, is always buzzing, serving creative and classic cocktails and offering amazing views of St. Stephen’s Green. The Shelbourne was one of the first hotels in Dublin to introduce non-alcoholic cocktails, and they are continuing to lead the charge with a fresh N/A menu for 2024.

With N/A takes on classic drinks like the Old Fashioned, and unique new creations using flavors of grapefruit, tomato and honey, green apple and pistachio, and more, this zero-proof menu sparkles with style and sophisticated fun! Below, you’ll find two of their delicious cocktails using Lucky Saint, The UK’s #1 dedicated alcohol-free beer!

Vanilla Malt – Lucky Saint Edition


50 ml. Lyre’s American Malt
20 ml. Passion fruit Purée
2 Fresh Strawberries, muddled
20 ml. Lemon Juice
15 ml. Vanilla and Lucky Saint Beer reduction*

Preparation: Add all the ingredients into a shaker and single strain into a highball with ice cubes. Garnish with half a strawberry and passion fruit seeds.

Vanilla and Lucky Saint Beer reduction*


660 ml. Lucky Saint Beer
100 g. Sugar
100 g. Brown Sugar
100 ml. Vanilla Extract

Preparation: Add all ingredients to a large pot. Bring to boil and then keep in low heat for approximately 10 minutes until the mix starts to thicken. Let it cool down and bottle.

Rose-Gold Bliss – Lucky Saint Edition


30 ml. Pineapple Juice
50 ml. Lyre’s White Cane Spirit
30 ml. Lime Juice
30 ml. Rose, Orgeat and Lucky Saint Beer Syrup*
Grapefruit soda, to top *London Essence

Preparation: Build the cocktail up in a large wine glass with ice cubes. Top with grapefruit soda. Garnish with a dehydrated pink grapefruit slice.

Rose, Orgeat and Lucky Saint Beer Syrup*


660 ml. Lucky Saint Beer
250 g. White Sugar
2 Lemons, squeezed
100 ml. Sirop d-Orgeat
150 ml. Monin Rose Sirop

Preparation: Bring all ingredients sans syrup to a boil, then keep in low heat for approximately 10 minutes, as it cools down, add Sirop d’Orgeat and Monin Rose Sirop.

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