There are so many people these days who can relate to love of grilled food. That is why barbeque parties are very common and are held numerous times in a year. What’s not to love about barbeque? It is always nice to smell the odor of smoky meat. And once the meat has been cooked, your taste buds start to get excited, and finally, after taking a bite, you taste the spices of the grilled meat. Barbeque is definitely delicious no matter what type of meat is used. But what is good barbeque without a nice drink? Most people prefer partnering their barbeque with wine or beer. If you are a non-alcoholic, you can opt for these delicious beverages instead.
Lemonade is a refreshing drink and a top favorite in the summer season. It is also a well-known beverage partner for barbeque. You can always opt for freshly squeezed lemons– homemade lemons usually taste the best. Make sure the seeds are strained. To make your lemonade taste a lot better, you can add bits of strawberries, peach rosemarys, and blueberries. Do not forget to serve with ice!
Iced Fruit Punch
It is always nice to taste something that tastes fruity especially after eating hot and very flavorful barbeque. Well, you can go for iced fruit punch. All you have to do is to freeze a variety of fruit juices using an ice tray. It would be better if you have ice trays that feature random shapes. Combine the juice cubes together in a single glass. As they melt, they will create your delicious iced fruit punch.
Barbeque can always be consumed with a low-calorie drink. If that is what you want, you can go for a Raspberry Spritzer. It is a drink composed of equal amounts of seltzer and frozen raspberries. Add two sprigs of fresh mint as well as three ounces of raspberry syrup for taste and aroma. Serve with ice and enjoy! Raspberries are very healthy especially since they protect your liver from damage and they are very rich in antioxidants.
Of course, there will always be those who will crave for a fizzy drink after eating barbeque. Soda is one of the best-tasting beverages and a perfect alternative to beer and wine. But be careful with soda because too much is definitely bad for you. Soda is also very high in calories. So if you are planning to eat a lot of barbeque, you might want to cut down on your soda intake.
Apple Orchard Punch
You might also want to consider having Apple Orchard Punch. It is a popular drink in weddings, banquets, and most especially, barbeque cookouts. It is very easy to make. All you have to do is to combine proportionate amounts of apple juice, frozen cranberry juice concentrate, and orange juice. After stirring the mixture, add a bit of ginger ale and fresh dices of apple.