10 African Drink Ideas For Date Night

Setting up for date night might be a huge hassle because you want yourself and your partner to have a good time or you might just want to treat your partner to something special. Food is a major part of this process and so you want to ensure that you and your date make a great meal choice and enjoy your food.

10 African Drink Ideas For Date NightThere are a number of African drinks that are more than perfect for date night, these drinks go well with the meal of your choice and add extra spice to the whole experience. Here are 10 African drink ideas for date night.

1. Chapman
This is a cocktail drink from Nigeria that is traditionally made with a combination of sodas, most commonly Fanta and Sprite, Angostura, grenadine (or optionally fruit syrups). The ingredients are mixed and served with ice, typically in a large glass or a mug.

2. Palmwine
Palmwine is a traditional drink that is very common in Africa and has an intoxicating effect. It is gotten from the sap of various species of palm tree such as the Palmyra, date palms, and coconut palms. It is one of the most popular drinks in the world and many people trust the drink when they need to have a good time.

3. Zobo Drink
This is a drink popular in Sub-Saharan African and is derived from properly dried Roselle plant flowers. After a great meal with your partner pair this up and enjoy the most amazing date night experience. 

4. Soya Milk
This is a healthy drink plant-based drink produced by soaking and grinding soybeans, boiling the mixture, and filtering out remaining particulates. It is a stable emulsion of oil, water, and protein. It also has numerous health benefits.

5. Tiger Nut Milk
Tiger nuts are creamy nuts that serve as a snack, grown in the northern part of Nigeria and have a creamy taste, and are loaded with lots of nutrients. This drink will add a lot of spice to your date night experience.

6. Ginger Beer
 ginger beer is a sweetened and carbonated, usually non-alcoholic beverage. Historically it was produced by the natural fermentation of prepared ginger spice, yeast, and sugar. This drink dates back a very long time and is easy to make and also recognized as a staple in African homes. 

7. Emudro (Ginger Drink)
This is a homemade non-alcoholic drink that is popular with the Ghanaian people. Ghanaians swear that Emudro has medicinal properties; the word Emudro roughly translates to internal medicine in English. It takes a total of 30 mins to create this masterpiece.

8. South African Fynbos Cocktail
This brandy-based cocktail ticks all the boxes: it looks and tastes delicious; it’s easy to mix and made with easy-to-find ingredients. It is a popular cocktail on the South-African side and ideal for sexy, cold winter nights. 

9. Kenyan Dawa Cocktail
It is a refreshing cocktail found in Nairobi and if you ever find yourself in Kenya, you don’t want to miss the quintessential cocktail of Kenya; the Dawa. It is said that the Dawa is so potent that it will cure whatever is ailing you. So it is a great choice for you for several reasons.

10. Cold Tea
Iced tea is a form of cold tea. Though usually served in a glass with ice, it can refer to any tea that has been chilled or cooled. It may be sweetened with sugar, syrup, and/or apple slices.

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