[Guide] 12 Wedding Cocktails to Quench Your Thirst


pear in spirit wedding cocktail

Forgo the massive amounts of beer bottles and cans, instead, make sure you’ve got a signature sip ready and waiting for your guests to enjoy. Going this route is a bit more personalized and a lot classier too. Today, we’ve compiled 12 wedding cocktails to quench your thirst (along with the thirst of everyone else at the wedding).

Each one holds seasonal flavors and unique tastes. Just take a scroll through our compilation and do a bit of test-tasting at home with the gal pals or your beau.

12 Wedding Cocktails to Quench Your Thirst

51 Shades | Perfect Pour

51 shades wedding cocktail perfect pour

Not only is this sip created into a beautiful shade of blue but it encompasses unique, light flavors that we’re craving. Honey, lavender, and lemon too; they come together flawlessly with gin, prosecco, bitters, and a few other faithful, surprising ingredients. For something extra-special and spring-infused, try this out for a taste.

Coconut Margarita | With Salt & Wit

coconut margarita wedding cocktail

Margaritas are signature summertime sips, but it can definitely be pushed to an entirely new level. Allow coconut to take center stage in your recipe. These can easily be served blended or on the rocks – just don’t forget that fresh lime wedge.

Pear In Spirit | Stateside

pear in spirit wedding cocktail

Pears can be a really underrated fruit and flavor – but the subtle sweetness is so worth the inclusion. If you want to prepare a sip for your fall event without becoming too kitschy or expected, try shaking up one of these at home to test out. It can easily be on the menu of signature cocktails for your big day.

Winter Whisperer | Brides

winter whisperer wedding cocktail

Warm up a winter night with this whisperer. It’ll certainly satisfy a variety of palates at the party including those that are already fans of Smirnoff. This cocktail combines peppermint flavors with fresh lemon and pomegranate for a holiday-inspired treat.

Floral Delight | Beautiful Booze

floral delight wedding cocktail beautiful booze

A sprinkle of petals on top of these beauties finished off the flavor and a gorgeous topping. Add a bit of nature’s own to the mix of sweet cocktails. This concoction includes Cognac, lemon juice, blackberry syrup, egg whites, and edible flowers. It’s both a signature drink for the event and a piece of decorative art!

Blackberry Lemonade Whiskey | Life As A Strawberry

blackberry lemonade whiskey wedding cocktail

Blackberry lemonade is already a fan favorite among the masses – and when you add a little whiskey it becomes a memorable piece of the wedding. What’s great about this drink is that it can easily be made into a non-alcoholic version for the kids and other guests at the celebration. Also, thinking about blending it for an extra special twist.

Ginger Apple Cooler | Brooklyn Crafted

Blackberry lemonade is already a fan favorite among the masses - and when you add a little whiskey it becomes a memorable piece of the wedding. What’s great about this drink is that it can easily be made into a non-alcoholic version for the kids and other guests at the celebration. Also, thinking about blending it for an extra special twist. Ginger Apple Cooler | Brooklyn Crafted

Here’s a lighter, fall-inspired cocktail that we’re swooning over. Apple is the fruit of autumn and with a bit of ginger, tasters will get a subtle sweetness that contrasts nicely. Pair this drink with warmer, richer cocktails to give your guests a variety of experiences.

Pom White Tee Fizz | Brit + Co

pom white tea fizz wedding cocktail

Not all your winter infusions need to leave your loved ones with a warmness from top to bottom – instead, a light fizz should do the trick. Just use pomegranate as your inspiration for adding a or bubbly, celebratory flavor to the rounds of drinks at the party. Some fresh pom seeds to float on top of the cocktail add a nice, organic touch as well.

Rosemary Greyhound | Tastes Lovely

rosemary greyhound wedding cocktail tastes lovely

Rosemary blends nicely with grapefruit, rounding out a sophisticated flavor duo. If you’re really looking for a unique spin on classic cocktails, go with tastes that one may not expect at the wedding. Don’t go without those fresh sprigs either – because it not only sets off the pairing in the right way but also its look.

Boiler Mule | Brides

boiler mule wedding cocktail

Mules are classic, but when you find a twist on tradition like this – you don’t let it go to waste. The twist is all in the ginger brew that’s essential to the creation. Check out more about this specific recipe after the jump to give yourself a headstart.

The Great Maple Pumpkin | Sugar Island

the great maple pumpkin wedding cocktail

Pumpkin will always be a favorite flavoring, so it’s okay to utilize it without fear of becoming too “basic.” Just use it in unique ways. With this deliciousness, you’ll be pairing pumpkin and maple to make a nearly savory treat for your guests to enjoy.

Mulled Wine | Brit + Co

mulled wine wedding cocktail

Make sure you’ve got a lot of this set aside for your guests to enjoy. It can be made in larger batches and be a really convenient way to keep everyone satisfied – especially in the warmer months. Garnish with a fresh orange slice.