"Tie One On" Kicks Off

"Tie One On" Kicks Off

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(KSL News) -- As the holiday season kicks off with parties and winter festivities, AAA and Mother's Against Drunk Driver's are teaming up this holiday season to remind designated drivers not to drink before they drive.

Each year, more than half a million people are injured in alcohol-related auto accidents.

To help encourage sober driving, AAA and MADD has teamed up with some of the top names in hospitality such as Le Meridien and Utah's own Stein Eriksen Lodge to provide the recipes listed below for delicious non-alcoholic drinks.

The drinks are all easy to mix.

Non-alcoholic Holiday Drink Recipes
(All recipes yield one serving unless otherwise noted)

Caramel Apple Courtesy Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City, Utah

1 oz caramel syrup
1/2 oz vanilla syrup
apple juice

Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add caramel syrup and vanilla syrup. Fill with apple juice. Garnish with a tall straw and a caramel.

Fruit Splash Courtesy Bellagio, Las Vegas

1 oz soda
5 oz cranberry juice
splash pineapple juice
splash orange juice

Combine ingredients and serve over ice.

Pineapple Snap Courtesy Bellagio, Las Vegas

5 oz ginger ale
splash pineapple juice
juice from 1 lime

Combine ingredients and serve chilled.

Fairmont Fizz Courtesy Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

20 oz cranberry juice
4 oz Rose's lime juice
10 oz water
6 tsp sugar

Stir all ingredients in a punch bowl, add ice cubes. Garnish with orange slices. Serves 12-15.

Sonoma Sonate Courtesy Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

4 oz grape juice
4 oz ginger ale

Serve in a tall wine glass, over ice cubes. Garnish with orange slice and a cherry.

Frozen Cappuccino Courtesy Parc Fifty Five, San Francisco

3 oz espresso
3 oz whipping cream
2 tsp sugar

Blend with 1/2 scoop of ice.

Holstein Courtesy Harrah's Casino Hotel, Lake Tahoe

8 oz cola or diet cola
4 oz half & half
2 tsp vanilla extract

Fill a chimney glass with ice. Add all ingredients and stir. Garnish with a cherry.

Breathalizer Courtesy The Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco

Crush some fresh mint into the bottom of a tall chimney glass; add cracked ice. Fill the glass with apple juice and garnish with a lemon wedge.

Fruit Car Courtesy The Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco

Fill chimney glass with cracked ice; top off with equal parts of orange juice, apple juice, pineapple juice and grapefruit juice. Add a dash of grenadine.

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