Just because you gave up alcohol for Lent, doesn't mean you have to skip happy hour.

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Cucumber-and-Mint Fauxjito
A booze-free riff on a classic mojito from Food & Wine's own Justin Chapple, this refreshing cocktail gets its bubbles from club soda and a little sweetness from agave. Encourage the mother of honor to enjoy it with her feet up, far away from the dulcet tones of Dora The Explorer.
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From a virgin mojito to apple cider mai tais, here are seven easy mocktails to make during Lent.

1. The Smartest Boy Alive

The Smartest Boy Alive
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Black tea, Fentimans dandelion and burdock root soda star in this non-alcoholic take on a hot toddy.

2. Psychedelic Backyard

Psychedelic Backyard
To re-create the flavor of the banana liqueur in the Psychedelic Jungle rum cocktail, John deBary shakes a chunk of banana into this mocktail version. He rims just half the glass with salt so you can choose when to take salty sips.
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To re-create the flavor of banana liqueur, bartender John deBary shakes a chunk of banana into this mocktail.

3. Cucumber-and-Mint "Fauxjito"

Cucumber-and-Mint Fauxjito
A booze-free riff on a classic mojito from Food & Wine's own Justin Chapple, this refreshing cocktail gets its bubbles from club soda and a little sweetness from agave. Encourage the mother of honor to enjoy it with her feet up, far away from the dulcet tones of Dora The Explorer.
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A booze-free riff on a classic mojito from Food & Wine's own Justin Chapple, this refreshing cocktail gets its bubbles from club soda and a little sweetness from agave. Encourage the mother of honor to enjoy it with her feet up, far away from the dulcet tones of Dora The Explorer.

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This virgin riff on the classic mojito is ready in just five minutes.

4. Baby Marmalade

Baby Marmalade
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Both ginger juice and ginger syrup star in this spicy drink.

5. Pomegranate-Ginger-Chile Nojito

Pomegranate-Ginger-Chile Nojito
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Mixologist Adam Seger was inspired to create this delicious drink after tasting an amazing mango-habanero salad dressing.

6. Sangrita

Sangrita

This Spanish mocktail is great for a crowd.

7. Morning Mai Tai

Morning Mai Tai
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Instead of apple brandy, this recipe calls for apple cider.