Want a little extra special touch to add to your wedding? Why not come up with your own signature cocktail or cocktails for your wedding? Maybe you have given this some thought or maybe you have no ideas, and have need some help deciding! Take a look at some of our favorite drinks of the season!
First Up…Blackberry Thyme Champagne Cocktail Ingredients For the Blackberry Syrup 1/3 cup blackberries, plus 8 more for garnish 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup sugar
For the Cocktail 1 Bottle Prosecco or champagne
For the Garnish 4 sprigs of thyme
Instructions In a small saucepan, bring the blackberries, water, and sugar to a boil. Turn to low and let simmer for 10 minutes. Strain blackberries and let syrup cool.
Add 2 tbsp of syrup to the bottom of each glass. Top with champagne and add in a spring of thyme and 2 blackberries!
Next Up…Pear Ginger Fizz Cocktail
Ingredients 4 oz Pear Juice 6 oz Vodka 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 7 oz Ginger Ale Fresh Rosemary
Instructions In a small saucepan, mix the water with the sugar. Smash the leaves of 1-2 rosemary stems and sprinkle in the pan. Bring to a boil, cook until the sugar is fully dissolved in the water. Remove from the heat and strain out the rosemary leaves, set aside your rosemary-infused simple syrup.
Mix the pear juice, 4 oz of the simple syrup, and vodka in a pitcher. Add in the Ginger Ale and pour into cocktail glasses. Garnish with a stem of rosemary.
Why not a Blueberry Moscow Mule?
Ingredients Blueberry Syrup (Prepare in advance) 1 1/2 cups of blueberries 1/2 cup of sugar 1 1/2 cup of water Combine blueberries, sugar, and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, allow to boil for 8 minutes, lower heart and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain syrup and allow to completely cool
Vodka Ginger Beer Lime Juice
In a cocktail shaker combine: 2-3 jiggers of vodka 2 jiggers of blueberry simple syrup 12-14 ounces ginger beer Dash of lime juice
Shake and serve over ice!
Have fun with creating your own cocktail! Think about what you love, what your crowd will enjoy and top it off with a fun name and you’ve got your own drink that will be remembered!
Happy Planning, and as always we are happy to help!
Until next time!
Your Team at A&F
Heidi, Dee dee, & Meg