Do you hear it? The beginning notes of Ed Sheeran’s Perfect starting to play in the background, the faint sounds of champagne flutes clinking, the smell of flowers and wedding cake. Ah yes, it’s wedding season!

We have partnered with our friends over at The Wilds to bring you 3 delicious cocktail recipes perfect for your Spring/Summer wedding.

The Wilds Venue is a gorgeous wedding & event venue located in the hills of Brown County, for more information visit https://thewildsvenue.com/#/

We’ve got the drinks covered for your big day. Select from the full Upland lineup (Champagne Velvet is a crowd favorite), cocktail staples like an old-fashioned or something new and bubbly. For more information on our Catering & Bar Services drop us a note at catering@uplandbeer.com

And without further ado, here are our 3 summer wedding cocktail recipes:

Rosemary Mint Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 2 wedges each of lime, orange & lemon
  • A handful of fresh mint
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 50ml gin
  • crushed ice
  • tonic water

Directions:

In a 12oz highball glass, muddle the lime, orange and lemon wedges to release the juices. Add a handful of fresh mint and add the leaves from one of the rosemary sprigs. Add 50ml of gin, a scoop of ice and mix. Top with more ice & tonic water. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

 

Bubbly Champagne Punch

Fruity but not too sweet. We’ve added more club soda to make it a little lighter. All ingredients can be adjusted to your own personal taste. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen cranberry juice concentrate
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate
  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle white wine, chilled
  • 1 liter carbonated water, chilled
  • 2 (750 milliliter) bottles champagne, chilled
  • Float 1 lemon or 1 cup fresh berries

Directions:

In large punch bowl or drink canister, combine the cranberry juice concentrate, pink lemonade concentrate, limeade concentrate, white wine, club soda and champagne. Stir & serve.

Something New Indiana Mule

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce cardinal spirits songbird flora
  • ½ cup ginger beer
  • ½ cup club soda
  • Apple fan, for garnish 

Directions: 

Pour vodka and lime juice into a mug. Add ice cubes, ginger beer, and soda. Stir gently to combine. Apple fan, for garnish

Cheers and happy wedding planning!