Quick Tips for Serving Alcohol at your Next Celebration
If you plan on throwing the ultimate celebration, you might be stumped as to what to serve when it comes to drinks. As summer comes to an end, we know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to help you cool down.
Here in Kitchener-Waterloo, craft beer is a thriving industry associated with skill, quality, and community. It's a great conversation starter and a fantastic way to introduce new brews to your guests. If you’re looking to add a little more class to your beer service, then the inclusion of quality craft beer is a great way to do that.
Serve Refreshing Sangria
Consider serving sangria, this fruity and light cocktail is always a crowd pleaser. It’s not only delicious but also garnished beautifully. Add some fresh fruit, herbs, and you’re ready to serve! It’s the perfect cocktail to welcome your guests to any celebration!
HS Red Sangria
- 3L Red Wine
- 3L Orange Juice
- 4each Lemon, lime, orange
- 250ml Triple Sec
- 2L Sparkling Lemonade
Spice up your drink menu by incorporating some unique cocktails your guests are sure to love. This is a fantastic way to incorporate your events theme. Whether it’s serving a dirty martini for a Great Gatsby inspired celebration or a hurricane for a nod to New Orleans, the options are endless.
Perfectly Paired Wine
While it may seem unnecessary to focus on wine pairing, unless you’re running an event specifically for food and wine, adding some attention to the wine selection can go a long way with relatively little effort. Our team is always happy to suggest wines and explain what pairings work best.
If you or your guests don't drink alcohol, there's no reason to fret: you can still enjoy a cocktail or two, sans the added alcohol of course! Offer a variety of interesting, non-alcoholic beverages like Italian sodas, punch, or freshly squeezed lemonade.
Watermelon Mojito Mocktail
- Simple Syrup
- Club Soda
- Lime Juice
We hope these tips give you some ideas for your next event. Whenever you’re serving alcohol, make sure to utilize trained servers to monitor alcohol consumption and have a plan for intoxicated guests. As always, safety and security is the foundation for a truly memorable event.