Original drinks moments that you must try

Great that you are looking for new and original ways to enjoy your drinks! In this blog post we share several unique and creative ideas to enrich your drinks experience. Whether you like fun with friends or a quiet moment for yourself, we have something for everyone. Are you ready to upgrade your drinks routine and try something new? Let's discover together which original drinks moments you should not miss!

Theme drinks

When organizing a drink, you naturally want it to be an unforgettable and enjoyable event. A fun way to achieve this is by organizing a Theme Drink. By choosing a specific theme and reflecting this in the snacks, drinks and decoration, you give your drinks party a personal and surprising twist.

Step 1: Choose a Theme

It all starts with choosing a theme for your drinks. This choice determines the atmosphere and character of the event. For a Mexican evening, for example, you can think of colorful decorations, mariachi music and of course spicy dishes and cocktails.

Step 2: Matching Snacks and Drinks

A crucial part of a Theme Drink is the snacks and drinks you serve. For a Mexican drink you can think of delicious nachos with melted cheese, guacamole and salsa dips, tacos with minced meat and fresh vegetables, and of course margaritas as a refreshing drink.

Examples of Products:

  • Taco Kit: Old El Paso Taco Set
  • Margarita Mix: Jose Cuervo Margarita Mix
  • Nacho Chips: Doritos Nacho Cheese

Step 3: Decoration and Atmosphere

To complete the Mexican atmosphere, it is important to also pay attention to the decoration. Think of hanging Mexican flags, placing cacti as table decorations and playing traditional Mexican music in the background.

Step 4: Entertainment

An extra fun addition to your Theme Drink can be to organize an activity that fits the chosen theme. For example, you could hang up a piñata that your guests can break for fun surprises or arrange a salsa dance workshop.

In short, organizing a Theme Drink is a great way to surprise your guests and offer a unique experience. By paying attention to the chosen theme in all aspects of the drinks, you create an unforgettable evening full of fun and tasteful moments. Give it a try and let your creativity run wild!

Outdoor picnic drinks

Do you want to move your drinks outside and organize something really special? Then consider a picnic drink in the park or on the beach. It's the perfect way to enjoy nature, delicious food and good company.

Benefits of a picnic drink

  • Relaxed atmosphere: In the open air, guests immediately feel relaxed and enjoy the informal setting.
  • Natural ambiance: The setting of a park or beach provides a beautiful backdrop and a sense of tranquility.
  • Healthy choices: By putting together your own picnic basket you can choose healthy and fresh ingredients.
  • Space for activities: There is plenty of space for games, sports activities or just relaxing in the sun.

Practical tips for a successful picnic drink

  • Picnic basket: Invest in a good picnic basket such as the 'Picnic Basket Deluxe' from 'PicknickPlus' to take all your food and drinks with you in style.
  • Folding table: Bring a handy folding table, such as the 'EasyFold Table' from 'OutdoorPlezier', for placing snacks and drinks.
  • Atmospheric lighting: Make it cozy with atmospheric lighting such as the 'SolarLamp Set' from 'Lichtpuntje'.

Examples of picnic drinks dishes

  • Mini Quiches: Make delicious mini quiches with 'Puff Pastry Sheets' from 'BakkerMeijer' and 'Organic Eggs' from 'BoerderijVers'.
  • Fresh fruit: Cut fresh strawberries from 'FruitgaardJansen' and grapes from 'BioBoerderij De Vries' for a fresh and healthy snack.
  • Artisanal sandwiches: Spread 'Whole Wheat Bread' from 'Ambachtelijke Bakker' with 'Organic Cheese' from 'BoerderijWinkel' for tasty sandwiches.

Whether you want to organize an informal drink with friends or a romantic date outdoors, a picnic drink is always a good idea. Enjoy the conviviality and delicious dishes while surrounded by beautiful nature.

DIY cocktail evening

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to spend a fun evening with friends? How about organizing a DIY cocktail evening! This evening is all about making your own cocktails, where everyone can put together and taste their own creations. Here are a few tips to get you started:

Step 1: Build your own home bar

Get a nice set-up for your DIY cocktail evening. Think of a selection of basic liqueurs such as Bacardi rum, Absolut vodka and Tequila Ocho. Also add mixers such as Coca-Cola, orange juice and cranberry juice. Make sure you have enough glasses, straws and garnishes such as lime, mint and sugar for the rim of the glasses.

Step 2: Choose your cocktail recipes

Make a list of different cocktail recipes for your guests to try. Think of classics such as Mojito, Margarita and Pina Colada, but also more creative options such as a Watermelon-Basil Martini or a Mango-Mint Daiquiri. Make sure you have the recipes clearly written down so that everyone can easily get started.

Step 3: Let the creative juices flow

Give everyone the freedom to put their own twist on the cocktails. Encourage your guests to experiment with different flavors and ingredients. Who knows, maybe a new favorite mix will emerge!

Benefits of a DIY cocktail evening:

  • Interactive and fun get-together with friends
  • Creative freedom to make unique cocktails
  • Tasting different flavors and combinations
  • Cost effective compared to going out to a cocktail bar
  • Personal touch through homemade drinks

Digital drinks

In these times when physical distancing is crucial, that doesn't mean we have to give up social connection. A digital drink offers the perfect solution to enjoy a nice get-together, even if you cannot be together physically. Here are the steps to organize a successful digital drink:

Step 1: Choose the right video calling platform

Choosing the right video calling platform is essential for a smooth digital drinks experience. Popular options include:

  • Zoom: Known for its user-friendliness and extensive features for large groups.
  • Google Meet: Ideal for those already familiar with Google applications and Google Calendar integrations.
  • Microsoft Teams: For teams that are already familiar with the Microsoft environment and need advanced collaboration capabilities.

Step 2: Send invitations and preparations in a timely manner

Make sure you send the invitations for the digital drinks well in advance. Also include any supplies you may need, such as:

  • Drinks: Think of the same brand of liqueur such as Baileys, wine such as Château Montrose, or beer such as Heineken 0.0.
  • Appetizers: Choose well-known brands such as Lay's chips or Old Amsterdam cheese.
  • Theme: Add a fun theme, such as cocktail evening with specific drinks such as Mojito with Bacardi rum.

Step 3: Create a relaxed atmosphere with fun activities

To really bring the digital drinks to life, you can add fun activities, such as:

  • Quiz: Use an online platform like Kahoot! to organize an interactive quiz.
  • Virtual Cheers: Encourage everyone to raise their glasses with a well-known brand such as Champagne Moët & Chandon.
  • Live music: Hire a professional DJ or have someone play music via Spotify.

Step 4: Provide good conversation and interaction

To keep the conversation going and actively involve everyone, you can use:

  • Ice breakers: Think of questions such as 'What is your favorite holiday destination?' to get the conversation going.
  • Polls and Polls: Use tools like Mentimeter to gauge opinions or create fun polls.
  • Digital Photobooth: Use filters and frames for a fun twist to the evening.

Use these tips to organize an unforgettable digital drink and still get closer from a distance!

Final verdict: Drinks with a twist!

You summed it up perfectly! By trying out these original drinks moments, you will certainly add some extra flair to your social gatherings. Choose the idea that best suits the occasion and your preferences and make your drink a unique experience!

Frequently asked questions about original drinks moments

Are there special games or activities that you can add to a drinks moment for extra fun?

Yes, there are various games and activities that you can add to a drinks moment to provide extra fun. For example, you could play a card game like Cards Against Humanity or Exploding Kittens. Board games such as 30 Seconds or Pictionary can also provide a lot of entertainment. You can also organize a quiz with questions about music, films or general knowledge, for example. And of course you can also have a karaoke evening or play a beer pong match. With these games and activities your drinks moment will certainly be a success! Have fun!

How can you create a cozy atmosphere during an original drinks moment?

To create a cozy atmosphere during an original drinks moment, you can provide fun and diverse snacks and drinks that match the theme of the drinks. You can also provide attractive decoration and background music. In addition, it is important to take the guests into account and ensure there is sufficient seating and space to move around. This way you create a cozy and relaxed atmosphere that everyone can enjoy!

Which drinks go well with original drinks?

Original drinks are accompanied by various drinks that can enhance the atmosphere. Consider, for example, craft cocktails with surprising ingredients, special craft beers, refined wines or mocktails with unique flavor combinations. You can also experiment with homemade lemonades, kombucha or special tea infusions. The choice depends on the taste preferences of you and your guests, but trying new and unique drinks can certainly contribute to an original drinks moment!

What are some examples of original snacks that you can serve?

Naturally! Some original snacks that you can serve include stuffed dates with goat cheese and walnuts, mini quiches with salmon and dill, roasted chickpeas with herbs, bruschetta with tomato salsa and basil, and puff pastry snacks with goat cheese and honey. These snacks provide a fun and tasty twist during drinks! Have fun preparing and serving these delicacies. Enjoy your meal!

What are some unique theme ideas you can use for an original drinks moment?

Naturally! Some unique theme ideas for an original drinks moment include a Hawaii Luau party, a casino night with cocktails, a Mexican Fiesta with tacos and tequila, or a theme based on a specific country or region, such as an Italian aperitivo evening with antipasti and spritz. You can also opt for a speakeasy theme with vintage cocktails and jazz music, or even a movie night with a specific film genre as the basis for the drinks and snacks. Have fun planning your unique drinks moment!

How can you organize original drinks moments that are also suitable for people with certain dietary requirements?

To organize original drinks moments that are also suitable for people with specific dietary requirements, it is important to offer a diversity of culinary options. For example, you can choose a variety of fresh vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds, which are often suitable for various diets. You can also bring vegetarian and vegan options, such as hummus, vegetable skewers or stuffed mushrooms. Also make sure there are gluten-free and lactose-free options available, such as gluten-free crackers or rice cakes, and lactose-free cheese alternatives. This way, all guests can enjoy the drinks, regardless of their dietary requirements. Have fun organizing your drinks!

Are there special locations or settings that contribute extra to a successful original drinks moment?

Of course! Research shows that locations with an informal and cozy atmosphere often contribute to a successful drinks moment. Think of a beautiful terrace with a view, a cozy wine bar or a trendy rooftop bar. In addition, the setting itself can also play a role, for example a theme evening or an activity such as a wine tasting. The most important thing is that the location and setting match the wishes and interests of the guests, so that they feel comfortable and can enjoy an original drinks moment.

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