Looking for Cool Wedding Drinks Ideas?
What makes a wedding particularly fun is how easy it is to make your wedding day unique to you and your partner. While you think about themes, colors and dresses, don’t forget your wedding drinks. Just like food, your wedding drinks visuals can be an outstanding addition to your big day. Your guests will be impressed with your pretty drinks that come in gorgeous colors or different styles when your big day arrives.
You might be a bit worried that this could quickly become overwhelming, but I promise, it doesn’t have to be. The recipes of so many wedding drinks that are visually stunning only require a few ingredients and just a few minutes to make. For you, we have three pretty drink inspirations that will get your thinker going and help inspire great wedding ideas that will leave your guests impressed and have you smiling on your big day.
Refreshing Watermelon Drink
A watermelon drink is such a fun idea and will catch the attention of all your guests. Watermelon drinks are a great and a refreshing addition to a summer or spring wedding. It delicious red color and fun style will get everyone in the celebrating mood. Here is what you will need to make this watermelon drink version:
- 1½ ounces Hangar One vodka
- 3 ounces watermelon-strawberry juice*
- ½ ounce basil-ginger syrup*
- ¼ ounce lime juice
How to make:
To create the watermelon-strawberry juice, you will need to blend equal parts of watermelon and strawberries, by weight of course. For example, if you have a pound of watermelon, you will need a pound of strawberries. Strain that juice through a strainer into a pitcher and refrigerate until needed.
To create the Basil-Ginger Simple Syrup, you will 1 cup of water, 1 cup of sugar, 1- two-inch piece of ginger peeled and thinly sliced. Finally, a handful of fresh basil.
In a medium saucepan, heat water and sugar until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add the ginger and basil then immediately remove it from the heat. Let it cool. Strain the syrup into a jar through a fine-mesh strainer and refrigerate. This yields one cup of syrup and will keep refrigerated for two to three weeks.
When you are ready to make:
- Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker glass.
- Shake and strain over fresh ice in a festive glass.
- Garnish as you see fit or with a specialty straw and serve.
So consider a watermelon drink idea for your wedding. Its rich color is so inviting and is just perfect for summer or even a winter theme for that pop of color you need!
The name alone, Caribbean Mist brings images of the beach and beautiful sun. If you are considering a beach wedding, this wedding drink might be the one for you. Plus, this is such a pretty drink, so stunning and simple, it will look great in your wedding pictures.
- 1 part Mango Rum
- 1 part Pineapple juice
- 1 part soda water
- A dash of blue Curacao
- Sugar for the rim
How to Make:
Pour into all the ingredients into a glass, garnish with a straw and serve! Caribbean Mist will certainly not disappoint you and your guest, and its simplicity is just a reward in of itself.
Peach Amaretto Martini
This idea for this particular Peach Amaretto Martini came from an interesting theme from an online post. However, despite its funny theme, this super fun and super pretty drink can easily be converted to fit your wedding or even your after-party. Peach Amaretto is sweet and adds to the sense of fun to your wedding.
To make Peach Amaretto, you will need the following:
- 2 oz. Amaretto
- ½ oz. Peach Schnapps
- ¾ Vodka
- 1 oz. Club Soda
- ¼ orange
How to Make:
- Rub the rim of the martini glass with an orange.
- Pour some brown sugar onto a plate or parchment paper. Turn your martini upside down so the rim will touch the brown sugar, dip and twist just enough so that the brown sugar will coat the rim.
- Combine the Amaretto, Peach Schnapps, Vodka, Club Soda, and squeeze ¼ of the orange into the shaker. Shake and carefully pour into the martini glass.
Peach Amaretto is a beautiful and surprising addition. Your guests will love its rich orange-brown color, and since this is such a pretty drink, it can go wonderfully with any theme.
We hope these wedding drinks ideas will get your all inspired to make or have pretty drinks at your wedding. It goes great with your themes and will definitely add to the ambiance, theme and fun to your wedding.