If you are searching for the very best wedding cocktails, you have found them here. Whether you need a standard classic, something to make as a big batch or something fancier to use as a signature drink, they’re all covered.
These wedding cocktails will help dazzle your guests and make this a most memorable occasion. There are bubbly cocktails, classics and love themed drinks on this list – all of which you can come up with fun signature names if desired to make them yours.
To curate this list, we carefully selected drinks based on the following criteria: festive look, flavor, ability to make in large batches. So, keep on reading to find the best drink for your wedding.
Here you will find the classics that everyone knows and loves. Want to keep is simple and timeless, choose one of these.
This is a timeless classic – the whiskey sour. With a combination of sweet and sour citrus flavors, this one is delicious and easy to sip.
Why it’s good: easily customize this by changing out the liquor and try other flavors like an amaretto sour. Plus, with just a few ingredients, these can be shaken up in under 5 minutes.
Looking for a refreshing, but bold flavor? Try this moscow mule out with a tangy ginger flavor mingled with lots of bubbles.
There’s not a much classier drink than this cosmopolitan. With it’s lightly sweet, fruity and refreshing flavors this one is great for events that are any time of the day.
Why it’s good: it’s super easy to make this one, so you can whip it together in just a few minutes. It fits in well for afternoon or evening events and can be served at any time during the event.
Looking for a sweet and sour drink? Try out this fun appletini. It’s a mouth puckering apple flavor that will get your guests talking.
Why it’s good: this one has a fun, bright green color making it great if you want a drink that stands out. Plus, you can easily make this in large batches.
Chocolate Old Fashioned
This simple chocolate old fashioned is so easy to make. It has a sweet, creamy chocolate flavor that everyone is sure to love.
Why it’s good: you can easily dress this one up with fun, eye-catching garnishes like a huge orange wheel. It’s great served as an after dinner or dessert drink.
Looking for something quick and fun to add to your event? Try out a few of these shots.
French Kiss Shot
This pretty french kiss shot is sweet and creamy. It is an aptly named drink to serve at your big day.
Why it’s good: with it’s pretty red, pink and white layers this one will really stand out as an eye catching drink. It’s relatively easy to make as well with just three ingredients plus a sugar rim and whipped cream garnish.
Mini Beer Shot
This fun and festive mini beer shot doesn’t actually have any beer in it at all. So, if you are a beer aficionado, but something a little fancier for your big day, this may be the one to try.
Why it’s good: this one can really be a centerpiece drink especially if you serve it in tiny, mini beer mugs. It is a simple and sweet layered shot.
Chocolate Cake Shot
Try out a chocolate cake shot. With just two ingredients, you can shake this one up and drink your cake instead of eat it.
Why it’s good: this sweet shot works great as a dessert drink. It is simple and fast to make, but has a fun rim and lemon wedge garnish to dress it up.
Cherry Cheesecake Shot
This cherry cheesecake shot is a bright red shot that is simple, but pretty. It tastes, not surprisingly, like cherry cheesecake.
Why it’s good: this is a perfect dessert drink that can be served after dinner or during dancing. It’s easy to shake up multiple at a time since they don’t need any rimming or garnishes.
Having a large audience at your ceremony? Try out some of these big batch drinks so you can whip up enough for everyone easily.
Put a spell on your guests with this fun and simple love potion cocktail. It is a sweet, fruity drink with a little bit of tartness.
Why it’s good: it’s pretty pink color makes it great for a love filled celebration. Plus you can scale this up to make it for a crowd easily.
This tequila punch is super easy to make. It is a fizzy, lightly sweet and fruity tasting punch that you can adjust the flavor of easily.
Ok, hear me out with this one. Despite the name – hairy buffalo cocktail – this one is actually, sweet fruity and refreshing.
Why it’s good: it has lots of fresh cut fruit in it which makes it a colorful and festive drink. You can make it in a large pitcher or punch bowl for a crowd.
This fun and fizzy hunch punch tastes a bit like a classic screwdriver, but with a tropical twist. It’s a lightly sweet drink that is great to serve at any time during the event.
Why it’s good: this one is super easy to customize with different juices, garnishes and liquors to really make it your own. Plus, you can make it as a large batch in a pitcher or punch bowl.
Wanna serve something a little elegant, but still fun? These bubbly drinks all have some kind of sparkling addition like champagne to keep them classy.
This French 75 is actually a pretty classic cocktail as well. It’s clear color and light bubbles give it an elegant look that allows everything else to take centerstage.
Why it’s good: you can stir this one up in about 4 minutes – it uses 4 easy ingredients and has a sweet, but lightly botanical flavor.
This may be the most appropriately named drink on this list. The blushing bride cocktail is sweet peach and cherry flavored cocktail.
Why it’s good: it’s three easy ingredients, so you can mix this together in just a few minutes. Plus, it’s a pretty red color that makes a great statement drink.
This thug passion drink was made popular by Tupac. And, it is bubbly, sweet and delicious.
Why it’s good: this one is two simple ingredients – Cristal (of course) and Alize. You can make a big batch of this easily as well.
Orange Creamsicle Mimosa
This sweet, citrus flavored orange creamsicle mimosa is a delicious addition to your celebration. This drink actually takes like an orange creamsicle popsicle you may remember from childhood.
Why it’s good: you can scale it down and make an orange creamsicle shot instead. Either way, this one takes just three simple ingredients.