Check Out Mocktail Recipes From the Protect & Serve Tavern

Local police and judges worked "the bar" during the 18th annual Protect & Serve Tavern Saturday at Great Lakes Mall

The Protect & Serve Tavern returned Saturday afternoon to the Great Lakes Mall for its 18th year.

Local police and judges served nonalcoholic drinks and snacks to shoppers as a way to encourage them to have a safe and sober holiday season.

They also offered recipes for some nonalcoholic mocktails, made by local police departments.

Here are just a few:

Angry Bird Bombs

Recipe by Lakeland Community College Police Department

1 part fruit punch Kool-Aid

1 part lemonade

1 part blue raspberry Kool-Aid

Put a popsicle stick in the fruit punch Kool-Aid and freeze it. After the fruit punch has froze, add a layer of lemonade and let it freeze. Finally, when both layers are frozen, add the blue raspberry and freeze it, as well.

The Missing Link

Recipe by Mentor Police Department

4 Scoops vanilla ice cream

12 ounces frozen orange juice

1/4 cup of clear soda

1 tsp. vanilla extract (if desired)

Mix well in a blender and serve.

Fire & Ice

Recipe by Kirtland Hills Police Department

Part 1: 16 oz. of Sprite

2 atomic fireballs (dissolve in the Sprite)

Part 2: 3 cups whipping cream

1 cup milk

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

2 tsp. cinnamon (Heat until sugar dissolves; cool and chill.)

Drink part one and two in quick succession.

Girl Scout Cookie

Recipe by Wickliffe Police Department

2 cups vanilla ice cream

1 1/4 cup of 2 percent milk

1/4 tsp. mint extract

Chocolate syrup and cocoa powder to garnish

Blend together and serve.

The Painesville Powerhouse

Painesville Police Department


Vanilla yogurt

Orange juice


Vanilla ice cream

Blend to desired taste and serve.

Glowing Glory

Willoughby Police Department

1 Tbsp. Marshmallow fluff

1/4 cup chocolate syrup

Bailey's coffee creamer (to taste)

1 cup skim milk


Blend until smooth and serve.

Lemon Pursuit

Fairport Harbor Police Department

16 oz. Arnold Palmer (Half lemonade/Half iced tea)

3 scoops lemon sorbet

1 1/2 tsp. honey

Mix and serve.

Zombie Apocalypse

Eastlake Police Department

2 cups Squirt

2 cups cherry juice

2 cups rainbow sherbet

1/2 cup ice

Blend until smooth and serve.

Tootsie Pop Rock

Willowick Police Department

2 cups Sprite

2 cups apple juice

1/2 cup chocolate syrup

1/4 cup cherry juice

1/4 cup karo syrup

1/4 cup lemon juice

Whipped cream.

Mix well. Top with whipped cream.

The Protect and Serve Tavern is organized by The Lake County Crime Prevention Task Force, The Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and the Lake County Safe Communities Coalition.


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