Are you planning a Spring wedding? If so you may want to think about having a signature cocktail at your wedding reception. Adding a signature cocktail will make your wedding both memorable and original. There is nothing better to keep guest buzzing about than a good cocktail that goes with the theme of your wedding.
To choose a good cocktail for your wedding, first consider what kind of wedding you are having. If your wedding is very formal,you would not want to have a tropical drink, but rather something elegant such as a flavored martini. There are several new flavored vodkas so the possibilities are endless! Picture a bright pink cosmopolitan to match the bright spring florals. How about a martini made with grape vodka with a couple frozen grapes as the garnish? If you want to go the champagne route you can always try a Kir Royal with a splash of raspberry liqueur to give the bubbly a nice purple hue.
Maybe you are planning an outdoor wedding among the flowers in a beautiful garden,on a nice green golf course or in a cozy backyard. Here, it would be suitable to introduce a more tropical drink such as a mojito, which is always a refreshing choice and also very colorful with the mint and lime. A good rum punch made with orange and pineapple juice with a splash of grenadine for color is always fun. You can jazz it up with a orange and cherry garnish or maybe even a drink umbrella!
Maybe you are having a wedding in a reception hall, not too fancy but not the backyard wedding either, and you need a middle-of-the-road type of cocktail. For a good party favorite consider a peach bellini, a cape codder, or a seabreeze.
When choosing a signature drink for your wedding there are a few things you will want to keep in mind. You don’t want anything too strong in alcoholic content because you want your guests to remember your big day! If you are having a dry wedding you may want to do a mixture of a few juices and a nice garnish and name it something that has to do with you and your spouse to be. It does not have to be an alcoholic drink to be a good cocktail! Why not rename your cocktail to give it a special twist for your big day? Get creative! Go down to your local pub and ask to see their drink list. Talk with the bartenders you know and see if they have any ideas, they are, after all, professional mixologists!
A tasty cocktail tailored to the happy couple with a clever name is guaranteed to make a splash at your wedding and make your big day even more memorable! Good Luck!