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Fun Signature Cocktail Ideas
Whether for your rehearsal dinner or the reception itself, a fun and personal way to surprise your guests is with a signature cocktail! A signature cocktail or two can be a nice way to show the bridal couples personality. Generally, both the bride and the groom each pick a fun drink for the guests to enjoy. But with SO many choices how does one even chose a single drink??? Well, don’t worry, the team at Laughing Dog Productions has put together some options for you! We have each picked a potential cocktail for you to use for your wedding day (or just a fun activity to taste something new)! Try some and let us know what you think!
Laughing Dog Sour
1 part Drambuie
1/2 part Mezcal
1/2 part Cynar
1/4 part lemon juice
1 part Chameleon Mexican Coffee
0.5 tsp. preserves, orange or strawberry
3/4 part or 1 egg white
Dash of Angostura Bitters for garnish
Combine with ice, shake, double strain, and serve. Garnish with dash of Angostura Bitters
Ancho Verde Margarita
1 part Tequila
1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
1 part fresh lime juice
1/3 part agave nectar
Combine all ingredients in a shaker, add ice, shake hard and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass with half of the rim salted. Garnish with a lime wheel.
1.75 oz. Reyka Vodka
0.75 oz. fresh lemon juice
0.75 oz. maple syrup B grade
0.75 oz. Ancho Reyes
Soda water, to top Preparation
Combine all ingredients together in cocktail shaker. Shake, strain, and serve.
The Royal Wedding
1 oz. Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Kaffir lime infused St. Germain French Elderflower Liqueur
0.75 oz. Noilly Dry
0.25 oz. of fresh lime juice
5 dashes chartreuse
Kaffir lime leaf for garnish
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake lightly. Pour into a coupette and garnish with kaffir lime leaf.
St. Germain Gin Spritz
4 oz. dry Prosecco or other sparkling white wine
1 oz. Gin (our favorite is Sipsmith)
1½ oz. St.-Germain (elderflower liqueur)
Fresh lavender (for serving)
Pour Prosecco into an ice-filled large wine or rocks glass. Add St-Germain and Gin and top off with club soda. Gently stir together; garnish with lavender.