35 Substitutions For Alcohol in Your Recipes

Amaretto: almond extract Beer, dark: beef stock mushroom stock Beer, light: chicken stock ginger ale white grape juice non-alcoholic beer

Amaretto:
almond extract

Beer, dark:

beef stock
mushroom stock

Beer, light:

chicken stock
ginger ale
white grape juice
non-alcoholic beer

Brandy or eau-de-vie:

fruit juice, such as apple, apricot, cherry, grape, peach, raspberry
flavored extracts (only for small amounts)

Calvados:
apple juice concentrate or juice

Chambord:
raspberry juice, syrup, or extract

Champagne:
sparkling white grape juice
ginger ale
white wine

Claret:
non-alcoholic wine
currant or grape juice

Cognac:
Scotch
whiskey
peach, apricot, or pear juice

Cointreau:
orange juice or concentrate

Crème de menthe:
water or fruit juice and spearmint extract or oil

Curaçao:
orange juice or concentrate

Framboise:
raspberry juice or syrup

Frangelico:
almond extract

Galliano:
licorice extract

Grand Marnier:
orange juice or concentrate

Grappa:
grape juice
reduced red wine

Grenadine:
pomegranate molasses, juice, or syrup

Hard cider:
apple cider or juice

Kahlúa:
strong coffee or espresso with a dash of cocoa

Kirsch (Kirchwasser):
black cherry, raspberry, boysenberry, currant, or grape juice

Red Burgundy:
non-alcoholic wine
red-wine vinegar
grape juice

Red wine:
non-alcoholic wine
pomegranate juice
beef or chicken stock
water with red wine or balsamic vinegar
red grape juice with red-wine or rice-wine vinegar
tomato juice

Rum, dark:
molasses thinned with pineapple juice and almond extract
rum extract

Rum, light:
pineapple juice with almond extract
rum extract

Sake:
rice-wine vinegar

Schnapps:
extract such as peppermint or peach

Sherry:
orange or pineapple juice

Southern Comfort:
cider vinegar and peach nectar or juice

Tequila:
cactus nectar or juice

Triple sec:
orange juice or concentrate

Vermouth, dry:
non-alcoholic white wine
white grape juice
white-wine vinegar

Vermouth, sweet:
non-alcoholic sweet wine
apple or grape juice and balsamic vinegar

White Burgundy:
non-alcoholic wine
white grape juice or apple juice with white-wine vinegar

White wine:
non-alcoholic wine
chicken stock
water with white-wine vinegar or cider vinegar
white grape juice or apple juice with white-wine vinegar
ginger ale

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