One of my favorite trends in modern (think DIY) wedding showers and receptions is the signature cocktail. Such drinks are a fun way to incorporate wedding colors into the reception while also streamlining the bar service for your celebration. This is also a great way to offer an interactive guest favor. Because who doesn’t love take-home cocktail glasses?
Vodka/Bourbon Sparkling Blackberry Lemonade (Makes an individual cocktail or punch.)
2 parts simple lemonade
2 parts sparkling water
1 part vodka or bourbon
Garnish with fresh lemon and thawed frozen blackberries to taste
(Prep large amount and re-prep according to the size of your guest list!)
Ginny Lawhorn is an award-winning bartender at Landmark Theatres, Harbor East, and founder of Baltimore Cocktail Week.
This recipe appears in the May/June 2016 issue of STYLE.