9 Awesome Wedding Drinks

July 24, 2015 at 8:27 am Leave a comment

Weddings are joyous events: a considerable experience from start to finish, one that you will never forget. As you and your fiancé begin the journey of marriage you will find many opportunities for celebrations with libations including your engagement party, wedding shower, bachelor/bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinner and wedding reception. Celebrate the many moments of your wonderful wedding voyage with popular libations from champagne to signature cocktails. Choosing drinks for your wedding depends on several factors such as the number of guests, location, cost, trends and time of day. Determine your personal preferences and customize your drink menu to fit your needs. Read on to learn about nine awesome wedding drinks.


The traditional celebratory toasting drink at weddings is champagne, a type of sparkling wine originating from France. Champagne or bubbly as it is sometimes called is served cold and poured into long-stemmed flute glasses that display the distinctive rise of effervescent bubbles that makes champagne a famous favorite.


Since ancient times, wine has been served at wedding celebrations. Wine is an alcoholic drink made from fermented grapes and other fruits. There are two main types of wine: red and white. Wine makes a great pairing with many different types of food and may stand on its own as an enjoyable beverage.


Beer has long been part of the human experience including the frolic and fun of wedding revelries. Beer or ale is an alcoholic beverage made from a special process of grain fermentation. Styles of beer include lager, pilsner, bock, amber, pale, sour, Belgian, stout and porter.


Distilled from sugarcane, rum is a popular spirit and ingredient for many types of tropical-inspired drink including daiquiris, pina coladas and mojitos. Kinds of rum include light, gold, spiced, dark, flavored, overproof and premium.


Serve vodka at your wedding, a colorless, clear and nearly tasteless spirit. Vodka is the essential ingredient in cocktails such as the cosmopolitan, screwdriver, Bloody Mary and Black Russian.


Originating back to Medieval Times, gin is a spirit consisting of four main types: juniper-flavored, gin, distilled gin and London gin. Popular gin cocktails include the martini, gin and tonic, gimlet, Tom Collins, Singapore Sling and Slow Gin Fizz.


Produced in Scotland, scotch is a type of specialty grain whisky. Drink scotch neat or as a cocktail, such as the Rob Roy, Modern No. 2 or rusty nail.


Aged in barrels, bourbon is a distilled spirit made from corn. Whisky cocktails include Irish coffee, Jack and Coke, Manhattan and whiskey sour.


Made from the blue agave plant, tequila originates from Mexico. Tequila drinks include the margarita, tequila sunrise and Paloma.

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