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Cheers! A signature cocktail for every color scheme and taste bud

Aug 25, 2017 02:24PM ● By Cate Reynolds

Photo by Melissa Manzione Photography

Signature drinks styled and provided by Kari Rider Events

Greet your guests at cocktail hour with a signature beverage to set the mood for your reception. The right cocktail will do more than quench the crowd’s thirst. A signature drink tells a little story about your wedding day, who you are as a couple, and can even add to the look and feel of your event.

Blackberry Thyme Cocktail

Photo by Karena Dixon Photography


Recipe via Style Me Pretty
For the Blackberry Syrup:
  • 1/3 cup blackberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar

For the Cocktail:
  • 1 bottle Prosecco or Champagne
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • Add 2 tbsp. of syrup to the bottom of each glass.
  • Top with champagne and add in a sprig of thyme and two blackberries.

Peach Grapefruit Fizz

Photo by Natalie Franke


Recipe via Van Gogh Vodka
  • 2 ounces Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
  • 4 ounces grapefruit juice
  • a splash of Prosecco
  • garnish with peaches and grapefruit


Photo by Renee Hollingshead Photography


Recipe from the Bartlett Pear Inn
  • Raspberry jam
  • Rosemary
  • Skye Vodka
  • Club soda

Tipsy Palmer

Photo by Brooke Michelle Photography


  • Iced tea
  • Lemonade
  • Vodka
  • Garnish with lemon and mint

Spiked Sorbet Float

Photo by Renee Hollingshead Photography


  • 1 scoop sorbet
  • 6 ounces Champagne

Cider Maple Mule

Photo by Karena Dixon Photography


Recipe via 375 Park Avenue Spirits
  • 2 ounces Tap 357 Maple Rye Whisky
  • 1 ounce apple cider
  • Ginger beer
  • garnish with an apple slice
  • serve in a copper mug

Sparkling Citrus Sangria

Photo by Karena Dixon Photography


  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Citrus juices
  • Champagne

Pomegranate Gin & Tonic

Photo by Karena Dixon Photography


  • Gin
  • Tonic
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Lime

White Cosmopolitan

Photo by Krista A. Jones Photography


  • Vodka
  • St. Germain
  • Lime juice
  • White cranberry juice
  • Garnish with a lime twist and raspberry

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