a coupe cocktail glass with mocktail, yellow liquid and green mint leaf

High 'n' Dry Mocktail




Yield 1 mocktail

A delicious and sophisticated mocktail to satisfy all your Dry January, Sober October, and Low ABV needs!


For the Infused Lemon Juice:

For the Black Pepper Simple Syrup:

For the Mocktail


To make the Infused Lemon Juice:

  1. Put all ingredients in a jar, seal and shake well. 
  2. Leave to infused in the fridge for 24-48 hours, then strain

To make the Black Pepper Simple Syrup:

  1. Put all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil
  2. Turn down heat to a simmer, and simmer for 5 mins
  3. Remove from heat, cover and leave to steep for 2-4 hours.
  4. Strain well

To make the Mocktail:

  1. Put all ingredients, except tonic water, into a shaker and shake hard with out ice for about 20 seconds (this is called a dry shake)
  2. Add a good handful of ice and shake well to chill
  3. Strain into a coupe and pour in the tonic water
  4. Garnish with a fresh mint leaf on top of the foam


Store infused lemon juice and black pepper simple syrup in the fridge

Infused lemon juice will keep for a week

Simple syrup will keep for a few months at least

Courses Cocktails

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cocktail

Amount Per Serving

Calories 56

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.1 g


Total Carbohydrates 10.1 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by A Tipsy Giraffe at