Add A Twist To Your Big Day
With Wedding Signature Drinks
Wedding signature drinks have become a hot item in the world
of wedding planning.
They are a great way to show your personality and uniqueness,
and brides and grooms everywhere are inventing drinks for their
The base of wedding signature drinks is often a classic cocktail like a
martini. However, options for signature
drinks aren't limited.
Almost any type of alcoholic (or non-alcoholic) drink can be signature
including mojitos, pina
colodas, manhattans, margaritas
and any other
type of cocktail.
Martini Signature Drink
Ideas for Wedding Signature Drinks
- Try to match your signature drink with your wedding theme.
For a summer-themed wedding, for example, you may want to go with a
mojito or a fruity drink like a mango martini.
- You can also match colors from your wedding with the color
of your signature drink, like a blue martini for example. Experiment
with different combinations of ingredients to come up with the right
- Once you have your drink picked out you can also create a
unique name for your cocktail. For example, instead of watermelon
martini, call it a Ginatini or Lauratini. Nicknames can also be used.
- It is also OK to have more than one signature drink, such
as a martini menu or one for the bride and one for the groom.
- For the reception have printed signs in frames placed on
the bar announcing your signature drink so your guests are aware of it.
You could also have menus printed if you are having more than one
- If the bar staff is talented and daring enough, have them
build a martini glass pyramid on the bar filled with your signature
- Work with your caterer, wedding planner or wait staff to
come up with ideas.
- Don’t be afraid to spend some time researching signature
drinks. Get a few friends together at your place, break out the bottles
and start mixing drinks.
Wedding Signature Drink Examples
Listed below are a few of the signature drinks we have come across:
- Apple-themed wedding
2 oz. Vodka
1½ oz. Sour apple liqueur
½ oz. Lemon juice
Apple slice for garnish
- Christmas-themed Wedding
Candy Cane Martini
½ oz. Vodka
½ oz. Absolut Peppar
1 oz. Sambuca
1 oz. White creme de menthe
1 oz. White creme de cacao
- Asian-themed wedding
6 parts gin
1 part sake
Lemon twist wrapped with
Green Tea Martini
1 oz. green tea, chilled
2 oz. citron vodka
1 teaspoon Cointreau
1 teaspoon simple syrup
- Beach-themed Wedding
1 part Rum
3 parts Club Soda
12 Mint Leaves
1/2 Part Sugar
1 oz. Dark Rum
1 oz Light Rum
1 oz Orange Curacao
2 oz Orange Juice
1/2 oz Lime Juice
Dash Simple syrup (bar syrup)
- Russian-themed wedding
At the reception, have a bar set up offering different types of Vodka
for tasting and mixing of drinks. For something more elaborate,
consider having an ice bar or ice luge.
- Other ideas
6 parts vodka
1 part chocolate liqueur
2 oz. Gin or Vodka
2 drops Dry Vermouth
Garnish with olive or lemon twist