Summer Cocktails for your Signature Wedding Drink

Jul 25, 2017 | Planning

Happy Tuesday, all! Today we're sharing a few popular summer-themed cocktails, perfect for your Signature Drink at your wedding reception (loving this real wedding for outdoor wedding and bar ideas!). These yummy recipes and stunning images are courtesy of photographer Trish Barker, stylist Shaunna Nygren, florist Mandy Grace Designs, and cocktail connoisseur Garnish Craft Cocktail Catering. Don't forget to Pin your faves and share with your wedding planner for your big day....

CITRUS GROVE

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INGREDIENTS:

1 sprig fresh thyme

3 fresh green basil leaves

1 oz fresh pressed tangerine

1/2 oz fresh pressed lemon

1/4 oz honey

1/4 oz simple syrup (equal parts honey & water)

1 1/2 oz gin

DIRECTIONS:

Strip the leaves of thyme off of the stem and add to the cocktail shaker. Remove the basil leaves from the stem and ‘smack’ them between your two hands, then drop them into the shaker. Add remaining ingredients to cocktail shaker, and add ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe or small wine glass, and garnish a floral bloom or basil leaf.

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PORCH SWING

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INGREDIENTS:

8 organic rose petals, torn into small pieces

1 tablespoon of apricot preserves (or strawberry, orange… whatever your fancy!)

1/4 oz maple syrup

1/2 oz fresh pressed lemon

1 1/2 oz bourbon

DIRECTIONS:

Add all ingredients to your cocktail shaker, and add ice. Shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice into your cocktail glass, and garnish with a rose petal

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OVERGROWN GARDEN

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INGREDIENTS:

5 green cherry or pear tomatoes

3 slices of yellow bell pepper

3/4 oz fresh pressed lime

1/2 oz agave syrup

1 oz mezcal

optional: 1/2 teaspoon of green salsa, if you would like to add some heat

DIRECTIONS:

Muddle the green tomatoes and yellow bell pepper in cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients to cocktail shaker, and add ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe or small wine glass, and garnish with a green tomato.

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AUGUST SUNRISE

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INGREDIENTS:

3/4 oz fresh pressed grapefruit

1/2 oz fresh pressed lemon

1/2 oz simple syrup (equal parts sugar & water)

1/4 oz Lillet Blanc

1 1/2 oz vodka

DIRECTIONS:

Add all ingredients to your cocktail shaker, and add ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe or small wine glass, and garnish with grapefruit peel.

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Photographer: Trish Barker | Film Lab: The Find Lab | Stylist / Planner: Shaunna Nygren | Floral Designer: Mandy Grace Designs | Rentals: Set | Cocktails by Garnish Craft Cocktail Catering | Linens: Adorn

Comments

2 Comments
cp
candid photographer - 18 August 2017

delicious refreshing tasty…..and all these pictures are awesome.

TB
Trish Barker - 30 July 2017

Thanks so much for sharing!

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