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As promised here are some drink ideas we will be having at our wedding. Other than the usual open bar items (Jack and Coke is FI's fav, the Long Island Ice Teas, Beer, Cosmos, etc.) and non-aclhy beverages like lemonade, ice tea, and water, our WC suggested the following speciality drinks (still thinking of cute names to go with em) cheesy.gif

 

1) I'm not a huge fan of champagne, so to give it a twist we are having what they call a "Peach Champagne Sangria" -- supposed to be champagne but with a tropical twist and she says it's delish!!

 

2) Tropical Fruit Punch - with some alchy, don't know exactly what but she said it's yummy wink.gif

 

3) Margaritas - mango, lime and strawberry all on the rocks!

 

4) Mojitos - With Amy's idea they will now be "Mint-to-Be" Mojitos

 

5) Their speciality is called an "Akumal Cooler" - has rum, vodka, triple sec, mango and pineapple juice

 

6) Something they call a "Horni Tini" (definitely gonna change the name, lol) - hornitos tequila, cranberry juice, lime juice and triple sec

 

As for names, I got the following outta a wedding book ~ MOST admittedly are beyond corny blush2.gif But these might give you some ideas on how to play around with words:

 

- Altar-ed State

- Blushing Bride

- Be My Cider

- Cloud-Nine Cocktail

- Diamond-Ring Sling

- Electric-Slide Special

- Eternitini

- First-Kiss Fizz

- Groom's Gimlet wtf.gif

- Honeymoon Helper

- "I Do" Daiquiri

- Maidarita

- Rosy Future

- Tie-the-Knot Shot

- Tuxedo-politan

- True Blue

- Veila Ale

- Wedding Bell-ini

 

Something I saw really cute that another bride did on here recently was have four drinks under the titles Something Old (and old favorite like a margarita), Something New (some creative mix), Something Borrowed (another bride's drink idea), Something Blue (a blue drink of course) ~ I LOVE that!!! idea.gif

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We have a signature drink! FI invented it and named it "Kenny's Cactus Martini"! It is made up of:

 

El Tesoro Tequila (Blanco)

Agave Nectar

Lime Juice

 

They are soooooo yummy! And potent too!

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Here are some drinks, don't ask me for original names, cause I'm HORRIBLE at that! :)
Blue Lagoon
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1 measure vodka
1 measure blue curacao
Dash fresh lemon juice
lemon-flavored soda
Pour the blue curacao into a highball or cocktail glass, followed by the vodka. Add the lemon juice and fill w/ soda to taste

Blue Monday
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Cracked ice
1 measure vodka
½ measure cointreau
1tbsp blue curacao
Put the cracked ice into a mixing glass or pitcher and pour in the vodka, cointreau, and curacao. Stir well and strain into a cocktail glass

Grand Duchess
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Cracked ice
2 measures vodka
3 measures cran juice
2 measures orange juice
Put some cracked ice into a mixing glass and pour the ingredients over the ice. Stir well to mix. Half fill a small chilled tumbler w/ cracked ice and strain the cocktail over them.

Bleu Bleu Bleu
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1 measure gin
1 measure vodka
1 measure tequila
1 measure blue curacao
1 measure fresh lemon juice
2 dashes egg white
Crushed ice
Club soda
Shake all the ingredients except the club soda together over ice until frosted. Pour into a tall glass filled w/ ice and fill with club soda to taste

Mediterranean
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Ice
2 measures gin
1 measure blue curacao
Lemon-flavored soda
Put the ice in a glass and pour the gin and curacao over them. Fill w/ soda.

Blue Bird
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3 measures gin
1 measure blue curacao
Dash Angostura bitters
Cracked ice
Shake the ingredients vigorously over cracked ice until well frosted. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Karina
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1 measure gin
½ measure Dubonnet
½ measure mandarin liqueur
Juice of ½ lemon
Ice
Mix all the ingredients together in a large tumbler filled with ice and stir until the glass is frosted.

Blue Star Shaker
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2/3 measure blue curacao
2/3 measure gin
1 measure lillet
Crushed ice
Place the three liquids into a cocktail shaker w/ ice. Shake until frosted, then pour into shallow cocktail glasses and dress w/ slice of lime.

Topaz Martini
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cracked ice
2 measures gin
½ measure orange curacao
Put some cracked ice into a mixing glass. Pour the gin and orange curacao over the ice. Stir well to mix then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Dress with the twist orange peel.

Glass Slipper
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3 measures gin
1 measure blue curacao
Ice
Shake the gin and curacao over ice until well frosted. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
thank you SOOOO much!!!!!

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No Problem!!! I'm like Savannah I'm so cocktail ignorant. I used to look online for drinks, but I always want to know what they look like and none of them really narrow down results for me so i buy TONS of cocktail books at TJ Maxx (they have lots w/ apic of every drink and they're only $3-$7) and Joe and I pull them out all the time and try new stuff!

 

I tried to find a bunch that were orange, but its actually really hard!

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No Problem!!! I'm like Savannah I'm so cocktail ignorant. I used to look online for drinks, but I always want to know what they look like and none of them really narrow down results for me so i buy TONS of cocktail books at TJ Maxx (they have lots w/ apic of every drink and they're only $3-$7) and Joe and I pull them out all the time and try new stuff!

I tried to find a bunch that were orange, but its actually really hard!
I know! Orange drinks are super hard to find, that's why I am SO thankful that you posted those! You don't even know - I showed my FI right away and we're both excited now!!

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