Get Grinchy this Christmas

Looking to cut back on the booze? Leave the alcohol out and this can be a fun mocktail that is just as festive (photo courtesy of

Cheer up, dude. It’s Christmas! Don’t let The Grinch steal your Christmas spirit and put the ‘merry’ in Christmas with this Grinch Kranky Cocktail.

These easy-to-find ingredients are guaranteed to get your guests into the Grinchy spirit this season:

• 3 cups of lemon-lime soda

• 1 lime, wedged

• 1 packet of Kool-Aid Lemon Lime mix

• 1 cup of ginger ale

• 2 cups of pineapple juice

• 4 cups of ice

• 2 cups of vodka

• 4 cups of water

The fun bright green concoction and pineapple juice combo is a great tropical Christmas cocktail that is easy to make.

– Paula Serrano, C2 Communications, The Southwest Florida 100