signature wedding drinks

Planning your wedding takes a lot of hard work. Every small detail counts to make everything perfect, and you’ll want to make everything special and memorable by creating a fun atmosphere for your guests. One creative way to make your wedding memorable is by offering signature wedding drinks. Many of your guests are going to be drinking alcohol, so why not offer a couple of signature drinks to mix it up a little? Here are seven signature wedding drinks that will make your day even more special than it already is.

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The Tangerini

This is a beautiful tangerine-flavored martini that will add a pop of color to your wedding reception. The Tangerini is simple to make, and looks absolutely gorgeous. This is one of the most Instagram-worthy signature wedding drinks!

What You Need:

  • Tangerine juice
  • 1 oz of vodka
  • 1 oz of tangerine schnapps
  • Tangerine peel (or you can substitute orange peel as well)

How To Make It:

Mix the tangerine juice, vodka, and tangerine schnapps into a shaker and strain into martini glass. Garnish with the tangerine or orange peel.

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Tequila Eastside

Ready for some tequila? The Tequila Eastside gives off a nice green color (perfect if that’s a color theme for your wedding!) and offers the cooling freshness of mint and cucumber.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. tequila (preferably clear in color)
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • Cucumber slices
  • Mint sprigs
  • Ice

How To Make It:

Combine all the ingredients into a shaker and mix. Strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with more cucumber slices and mint sprigs.

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Beetlejuice

Kick up your wedding reception a notch with the brandy-infused Beetlejuice cocktail. The gorgeous yellow color mixed with the green of the mint makes it a very attractive-looking cocktail for your guests.

What You Need:

  • 1.5 oz. Calvados apple brandy
  • 1 oz. apple cider
  • 0.5 oz. rosemary simply syrup
  • Lemon juice
  • Basil leaves

How To Make It:

Combine all the ingredients into a shaker and mix. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with some basil leaves.

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View From The Stars

You’re the star of the show on your wedding day, so why not introduce this pink signature wedding drink? The View from the Stars is a mix of gin and Prosecco.

What You Need:

  • 1.5 oz. gin
  • 0.75 oz. lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz. house-made blueberry lavender syrup
  • Prosecco (or another sparkling wine. It’s used to top off the cocktail)

How To Make It:

Mix the gin, lemon juice, and blueberry lavender syrup into a shaker and mix. Strain into a champagne glass/flute and top it off with the Prosecco or sparkling wine. Garnish with lemon zest if you’d like!

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Five Golden Rings

This is easily one of the most colorful signature wedding drinks on our list. Five Golden Rings is a drink consisting of tequila, Curacao, and Campari.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. tequila
  • o.75 oz. Blue Curacao
  • 0.75 oz. spiced pineapple syrup
  • 0.75 oz. lemon juice
  • Campari (to sink to the bottom)

How To Make It:

Pour all the ingredients except for the Campari into a shaker, and mix. Strain into a coupe glass. Then add the Campari, which will sink to the bottom of the drink. Garnish with edible golden stars.

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Minty Orchard

Enjoy hard cider? If so, the Minty Orchard is definitely one of the signature wedding drinks that you want to include on your big day. Add a splash of green to your reception with this refreshing, minty cocktail.

What You Need:

  • 4 oz. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 0.5 oz. creme de menthe
  • 0.25 oz. lemon juice
  • Mint sprigs

How To Make It:

Add all ingredients into a shaker and mix. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Pour a touch more of the Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider on top, and garnish with a mint sprig.

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Strawberry Gold Rush

If you want a stronger-tasting drink for your guests, look no further than the Strawberry Gold Rush. Mixing bourbon and lemon juice may sound odd, but trust us, it works!

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 0.75 oz. honey syrup (combine 2 parts honey with 1 part water)
  • 0.75 oz. lemon juice
  • Strawberries

How To Make It:

Add ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain over a glass filled with ice. Top it off with whole or sliced strawberries.

Signature Wedding Drinks: Conclusion

You’ve put so much effort into every other detail for your wedding—why not go the extra mile and make your drinks special as well? There are endless possibilities when making signature wedding drinks. You can get creative and come up with special themes to make it truly memorable. If you really want to get specific, you can pair your signature drinks with hors d’oeuvres that go well together. Our wedding planners can help with advice on what signature drinks to choose!