The Signature Cocktail

An integral aspect of any British wedding is the alcoholic offerings. The toast? Champagne. The dinner? Wine. The entering of the reception? Well, that’s where it gets interesting. Where a classic glass of Pimms is a sure fire way to hit the spot at any wedding, we’re seeing more and more bride and grooms putting yet another personalised twist on their big day in the form of a signature cocktail. An alcoholic concoction to perfectly express the newlywed’s personality and tastes.

With thirst building, let us explore some of the greatest signature cocktails that exist and what they say about their servers –

The Classic Martini

Ingredients:

  • Cracked ice
  • Dry gin, such as Beefeater
  • Dry vermouth, preferably Noilly Prat
  • Green olive for garnish

What it says:

You’re strong, sharp and you want others to know it. You’re thoughtful, creative and full of heart, but you also like to be center of attention and have lots to say.

Margarita

Ingredients:

  • Tequila
  • Cointreau
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Ice cubes
  • lime wedge

What it says:

You’re brave, strong, reliable and put yourself out there. You still enjoy a night out on the town but also love a mellow night in front of the television.

Classic Mojito

Ingredients:

  • Fresh limes
  • Mint leaves
  • Granulated sugar
  • Crushed ice
  • White rum
  • Soda water

What it says:

You’re thoughtful and put yourself out there to ensure everybody in your presence is having a good time. You’re empathetic and a caregiver with a big heart and lots of love to give.

Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • Rye or bourbon
  • Angostura bitters
  • Sugar
  • Carbonated water

What it says:

You are mellow, self assured and perceptive and people recognise you as trusted friends in which to approach with problems or for advice. You are cultured and love sharing your stories and life experiences, but are conscious not to appear arrogant.

 

Give your guests a tasty tipple that will speak volumes about your personality. Whether you’re a Mojito match or tequila twosome, choose a concoction that isn’t only delicious, but delivers the message you want to be heard.

 

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