January and February should be renamed "National Drying Out Months." After our bacchanalia of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's feasts and festivities, and the sugar-coated Valentine's Day, our waist lines are bulging and our livers exhausted. But drying out (or drying up just a smidge) doesn't mean we can't still have a little fun.
Instead, look to cocktails with ingredients such as sherry, wines with an ABV of 12 percent or below, and beers at 5 percent and below for equal enjoyment with a reduced alcohol punch. Here are some of the city's best examples of low and no alcohol drinks to keep our spirits up and our bodies reenergized: