Kicking off the new year, sans alcohol? We've got you covered with ideas for tasty mocktails, with local flair from Stevens Point Area makers including Siren Shrub and Tapped Maple Syrup. Check out our top picks, including full recipes, then craft your own at home. 

Header photo by Claire Elizabeth Creative Studio
Courtesy of Mindy McCord - Co-Founder of Siren Shrub Co.

6 cups of water
3" piece of ginger thinly sliced
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp whole allspice
1/4 cup dried hibiscus petals or tea
1/2 cup honey

1 oz Tart Cherry Shrub Shrub
5 dashes Orange Bitters
Top with Sparkling Water

In a medium saucepan combine ginger, cinnamon sticks, allspice, dried hibiscus, and honey. Bring to a low boil and let simmer for 6 minutes. Remove from heat, strain, and cool.

Once cool, add 4 oz of the prepared hibiscus tea to a shaker with ice.  Then. add the Tart Cherry Siren Shrub and orange bitters. Shake aggressively; pour into a tumbler with ice. Top with sparkling water.  Garnish with a dried citrus wheel.

Looking for tasty mocktails? Check out this local option, featuring Hibiscus Cherry with Siren Shrub.

Courtesy of Siren Shrub Co and Tapped Maple Syrup

2 oz unsweetened grapefruit juice
1 oz Maple Ginger Siren Shrub
1 oz Tapped Cardamom Infused Maple Syrup

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until combined. Filter into a tumbler with ice and top with sparkling water.
Looking for local flavors, in your favorite mocktail? Check out this tasty option, featuring Tapped Maple Syrup and Siren Shrubs.

Courtesy of Siren Shrub Co

4 oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
1 oz Basil Siren Shrub
1/2 oz Lime Juice
5 Slices of Cucumber

In your shaker muddle cucumber slices, then add all ingredients. Shake with ice to combine. Strain into a tumbler with fresh ice and top with tonic. 

Enjoy a local mocktail including flavors from Siren Shrub

Courtesy of Siren Shrub Co

1 oz any Siren Shrub
1 oz Lemon or Lime Juice
A few dashes of aromatic bitters

Combine all ingredients over ice, give a shake or stir, and top with sparkling water. 

Enjoy a citrus shrub mocktail this season from local maker Siren Shrub.

Cardamom Maple Cherry Shrub
Courtesy of Siren Shrub Co and Tapped Maple Syrup

2 tablespoons Siren Shrub Co. Door County Tart Cherry Shrub
1 tablespoon Cardamom-Infused Maple Syrup

Stir over ice and top with seltzer!

Grab a drink featuring two local makers - Siren Shrub and Tapped Maple Syrup.



Check out the tasty local goods featured above from Siren Shrub and Tapped Maple Syrup. Order online or find out where you can pick up these tasty goods in-person to craft the perfect mocktail at home.


Get inspired by more local makers, then dig into where to find the mocktails on the menu in the Stevens Point Area. Find more tasty inspiration with the top spots for a coffee break or the top 3 best brunch drinks