21 delicious drink ideas for your wedding cocktail hour
Wondering what to serve your wedding guests at cocktail hour? Here's a list of 21 delicious cocktail drink ideas to inspire you. We know it can be tricky to choose something that is unique and pretty yet appeals to everyone so we say just go for what you love! Start with your favorite liqor and flavourings and start experimenting at home or chat to a mixologist to devise a custom cocktail. And don't forget to include a tasty virgin option for the non-drinkers and designated drivers.
French 77 Pink Champagne (above): Gin, lemon juice, sugar and pink sparkling wine.
Sage-Fig (above left): Sage-infused simple syrup, Black Mission figs, white rum, Grand Marnier, lemon juice, and club soda.
Mountain Water (above right): Botanist gin, Dolin blanc, local mountain honey and rosemary simple syrup.
Love potion (above): Prosecco, blackberry syrup and thyme.
Coconut martini (above): Vodka, lime juice and cream of coconut (not coconut cream)
Blackberry Gin Fizz (above): Blackberry gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup and club soda.
Blackberry Bourbon Smash (above left): Bourbon whiskey, club soda, basil, lime, honey, and blackberries.
Lola’s Lavender Lemonade (above right): Culinary lavender, vodka, lemonade and lemon.
Pink Strawberry Sangria (above): Strawberry vodka, pink Moscato, lemon-lime soda and fresh strawberries
The Brenna Blossom (above): Hendrick’s gin, aloe vera juice, blue simple syrup and cucumber.
Raspberry champagne float (above): raspberry sorbet, champagne and fresh raspberries
Classic Daiquiri (above right): Rum, sugar syrup and fresh squeezed lime
Simply Vodka (above left): Raspberry lemonade; Tito's vodka and raspberry puree
Moscow Mule (above): Vodka, spicy ginger beer and fresh lime juice.
Carajillo (Mexican spiced coffee, above): Espresso and Licor 43.
Lavender Lemonade (right): Homemade lemonade, honey, lemon juice and lavender.
Cucumber Spritz (front): Cucumber, gun, simple syrup and dry Prosecco or other sparkling white wine.
Island Paloma (back): White rum, grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup and club soda.
Popsicle Prosecco (above): Prosecco topped with a handmade strawberry popsicle
Elderflower Sparkler (above): Elderflower liqueur, gin, fresh lime juice and ginger beer.
Greyhound (above): Gin or vodka, grapefruit juice and simple syrup.