Food + Drink:
A Taste for Every Type

It’s time to get creative with cocktails. Not every couple wants to present the same old sip at their wedding. We’re here to shake things up a bit and pour something new into the mix- here’s eight drinks that will have guests begging for more beverages throughout the night. 


For The :: Artsy Affair

Sip On The :: Strawberry Basil Fizz  



3 oz Crispin Original or Brut Cider

1.5 oz Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer 

1 oz Light white Rum

1 Large Strawberry Quartered 

2 Wedges of Lime

2 Large Basil Leaves, torn into pieces

1/2 tsp Sugar (plus extra to rim glass)


Using a slice of lime, rim the serving glass and dip into a small dish of  sugar.

In a mixing glass- squeeze and drop the lime slices, add basil, sugar, and   strawberry segments.

Muddle the ingredients together until they are broken up a bit.

Fill a shaker glass with ice, add in the rum & cider, top with a shaker tin.

Give the drink a couple firm shakes and pour into rimmed glass.

Garnish with a little lime, basil, and strawberry.

Cocktail created by Crispin Cider 


For The :: City Soirée 

Sip On The :: Crystal Blue 



1.5 oz Casa Noble Crystal Tequila

1 dash Aztec Chocolate Bitters

1 barspoon Pepper Jazz 

1/2 oz Lemon Juice 

1/2 oz Caramel Syrup 

1 1/2 oz Blueberry Juice 


Build all ingredients in a shaker tin with ice. Shake.

Strain over fresh ice into into a glass with a dehydrated blueberry rim.

Garnish with mint and blueberry skewer and serve.

Cocktail created by Green City Market Cocktails 


For The :: Wedding Out West 

Sip On The :: Watermelon Jalapeño Margarita 



4 oz Watermelon Juice

4 oz Tequila

1 oz Lime Juice

1 oz Triple Sec

1 tsp Jalapeño Juice

1 Cup Ice

1 tbsp Coarse Salt 

Cocktail created by Two-Tarts 


For The :: Feminine Fête

Sip On The :: Champagne-Pomegranate Punch



1 tsp fresh Pomegranate Arils

4 oz Champagne

1/2 tsp Pomegranate Juice

1 tsp Cassis


Place fresh pomegranate arils into a Champagne flute.

Pour Champagne into flute, add pomegranate juice & cassis.


For The :: Rustic Barn Affair

Sip On The :: Aviation Lemon-Lavender Fizz



2 oz Aviation American Gin

1 1/2 Lavender Simple Syrup

3/4 oz Lemon Juice

Dash of Club Soda

1 Cup Granulated Sugar

1 Cup Water

1 1/2 tbsp Dried Lavender Buds


Pour gin, simple syrup, and lemon into a shaker and shake with flair.

Strain into a martini glass.Top with Club Soda.

Garnish with lemon or lavender sprig, and serve.

Cocktail Created by Aviation American Gin


For The :: Bride on the Beach 

Sip On The :: Brazilian Caipirinhi 



1 2/3 oz Cachaca

1/2 Lime, cut into 4 wedges 

2 tsp Crystal or Refined Sugar 


Place lime and sugar into an old-fashioned glass and muddle ingredients together.

Fill glass with crushed ice and add the Cachaca.


 For The :: Wine Aficionado 

Sip On The :: Sangria Flora



1 bottle Sauvignon Blanc or Dry White Wine 

1 Cup St-Germain

2 Fresh Peaches

5-6 Strawberries

6 Fresh Raspberries

1 Bunch of Fresh Grapes


Stir ingredients in a pitcher or carafe. Soak for approximately 15 minutes.

Serve in an ice-filled glass.

Cocktail created by Epicurious 

For The :: Classy Soirée 

Sip On The :: Dirty Martini 



2 1/2 Shots Gin 

1/2 Shot of Brine from Cocktail Olives

1/8 Extra-Dry Vermouth


Shake ingredients with ice in Cocktail Shaker and strain.

Serve chilled.

Cocktail created by The Food Network