Signature Cocktail Inspiration For Your Summer Wedding In Maine

Your wedding day is about YOU! A fun way to show off your personal style and love for yummy cocktails is serving a signature cocktail at your wedding. Whether it be a classic, or something you and your partner mixed up yourself! Here are some delicious ideas to get your mouth watering, including some options for adding local Maine flair.

CHEERS! 



4 cucumber slices
2 strawberries sliced
4 melon balls
2-3 lemons slices
3 ounces Pimms No 1
1 1/2 ounces Elderflower liquor (St-Germain)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
crushed ice
ginger beer, for topping

Recipe | Half Baked Harvest

 

Classic Pimm's cup

A delicious low- alcohol drink you can indulge in all day. Gin-based and created in England, this yummy cocktail looks (and tastes) like the produce section exploded in your drink. We like to add an extra touch of summer with strawberry, melon and elderflower!

ADD SOME LOCAL MAINE FLAIR | Maine Root Ginger Brew


2 parts Gin

1 part St. Germain

1 part grapefruit juice

grapefruit wedge

1 sprig of thyme

Recipe | Bakers Royale

 

The Blushing Kiss

This grapefruit gin martini will get everyone talking (and sipping)! Not only are they simple and delicious, they turn out gorgeous with a little unique flair to each one. 

 

ADD SOME LOCAL MAINE FLAIR | Wiggly Bridge Distillery Dry Gin


 

1 1/2 ounces vodka

4 ounces Prosecco (or any sparkling wine)

1 fig (dried, use fresh when available)

2 slices orange (cut in half)

6 cranberries (fresh)
 

Recipe | The Spruce Eats

 

Fancy Fig Cocktails

Everyone fancies a cocktail with fresh fruits and herbs. A refreshing, simple drink topped with figs will have you wishing it was summer all year round! (as if we didn't anyways)

ADD SOME LOCAL MAINE FLAIR | Cold River Vodka

 


2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounce lime juice, or 2 lime wedges, squeezed
6-7 mint leaves, muddled
2-3 blackberries, muddled
3/4 ounce simple syrup (1 tablespoon of sugar will do)
1 ounce club soda
cup of ice

Recipe | Kitchen Swagger

Blackberry Bourbon Smash

If you're a bourbon lover, (or maybe not), you'll love this drink! With simple ingredients, the key to a great one is the ice. You'll want the kind of ice that resembles a snow cone, and who doesn't love an alcoholic snow cone?

 

ADD SOME LOCAL MAINE FLAIR | Wiggly Bridge Distillery BourbonLocal Maine blackberries