Ahhh…Refreshing!

Drink, Fruit, Glass, Bar, Cocktail

When the grill is out and everybody’s enjoying hot and flavorful barbecue dishes, that is the ideal time to bring out the refreshments. The adults will often grab a bottle of Melbourne FL Rat Removal ice cold beer while the children would like chilled fruit juice. However, for your next barbecue, serve something different but equally refreshing – try these non-alcoholic drink recipes ideal for a backyard barbecue!

1 orange, thinly sliced
1 2-inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
4 cups pineapple juice, chilled
4 cups ginger ale, chilled
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, stems removed
Blend chilled lemon juice and ginger ale in a pitcher.
1 pear, sliced
Juice of 1 lemon
8 1/2 cups ginger ale
2 cups pear juice
1/2 cup sugar
In a skillet, mix together pear juice, lemon juice and ginger ale. Stir in sugar and top with fresh pear slices. Pour punch in cups with ice if desired.
Limeade A La Summer

What you need:

4 cups chilled lemon-lime soda
1 cup kiwi, peeled and diced
1 cup fresh diced mango
1 cup fresh diced pineapple
1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped
1 cup blackberries
3/4 cup limeade concentrate, thawed
In a pitcher, coating kiwi, mango, pineapple, strawberries and blackberries. Top with limeade concentrate then pour into lemon-lime soda. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.
Watermelon Ultimate Cooler

What you need:

1 small seedless watermelon
2 cups frozen berries
2 cup ice cubes
1 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup sugar
Cut the watermelon in half. With a spoon, scrape off all of the fruit in the watermelon center and put in a blender. Add the berries, lemon juice, sugar and ice into the blender and puree until mixture is smooth. Split the cooler between both empty watermelon halves. Add skewered strawberries and lemon for a fun signature.
Cool Raspberry

What you need:

1 gallon raspberry sherbet
12 3/4 cups ginger ale, chilled
8 cups cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
Pour 1/4 cup of cranberry juice cocktail in 24 (brief but broad) glasses. Add 1 spoonful of raspberry sherbet to each glass then fill with ginger ale. Serve immediately.
Refreshments are a massive part of a barbecue menu, especially when you’re grilling on a hot summer day. Ensure that your guests are relaxed and refreshed – serve them these non-alcoholic beverage recipes perfect for a barbecue!

 

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