For most people, their wedding is one of the most important events in their life. There are some who only gets married once in their life so it is crucial that their wedding day is very special and worth remembering. For any bride and groom, they know that their wedding is not all about just them getting married, but it is also about the people and loved ones they invite and the food and drinks that they will serve.
To make any wedding all the more memorable, some actually go through lengths to create the ambiance or theme for their wedding. For others though, it is just a simple gathering with laughter and alcohol. The truth is, whatever type of wedding you are having, alcohol is a very crucial ingredient in making your special day successful, provided of course that it is served only in moderation.
The thing about alcohol is that everyone has their own preference. Some like spirits, some like wine, and some love beer. For such special occasions of course, you may want to serve your guests with something different – something special.
For beer lovers, you may want to offer them with Calgary craft beer. Craft beers that are made from Calgary breweries are very special types of beer in which they are only brewed in small batches. What the breweries Calgary craft beer makers have are actually known as micro-breweries. The reason why craft beers are special is that they have a uniquely strong taste that is often not found in mass-produced beer. Craft beers are special and what better way to present such special beers to beer lovers other than your wedding day?
For wine lovers, the best to offer them would either be champagne or Bordeaux. These alcoholic drinks are celebratory drinks that define class. However, you may need to drop in a little more money for the good-quality ones.
Spirits are perhaps the alcoholic beverages that are very versatile as they can be used to create different cocktail drinks. You can hire a professional mixologist or bartender to serve your guests with popular or signature cocktail beverages. Three popular cocktails would include:
- Margarita – made with tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice. The rim of the margarita glass is rubbed with a lime slice and then lined with salt. Did you know there is more than one kind of tequila? Learn more about four delicious tequila’s to enjoy and experiment with this how to make a margarita recipe. Also check out the video on How to make the Perfect Margarita With Tequila
- Martini – made using gin or vodka, vermouth, and garnish of either lemon peel or olive and served in Martini glass.
Looking for something fresh and different? Try this recipe titled “How to make a Vodka Cucumber Martini” and for extra special treat, try with smooth french vodka.
- Honeymoon Cocktail – a perfect drink for wedding days. Made using apple brandy, lemon juice, and Benedictine and served in Martini glass.
- Something Old and Something New – have you tried the Ol’ Moscow Mule with a twist? Try this recipe on for size, mixing in a lot of goodies. Check out how to make a Moscow Mule with Moonshine and Ginger Beer. Fun to make and after a taste and some reflection, see if you can pick out something, old, something new and something borrowed - the glass? Here is the video how to guide.