Photo: Sylvie Gil Photography
If you and your groom are beer aficionados, serve up your favorite brews to guests in a fun, unexpected way. Whether it's a tasting station with growlers of your favorite locally made beers or a whimsical canoe filled to the brim with bottled beers on ice, consider these creative ways to incorporate beer into your cocktail hour.
Wood Beer Station (above): At this Sonoma wedding, guests helped themselves to beers from a salvaged wood-trough beer station.
Photo: Kaitlin Noel Photography
DIY Beer Bar: This couple rolled up their sleeves and built their own beer bar so guests could help themselves to their favorite craft brews on tap.
Keg: Keep it simple by displaying kegs of your favorite beers for guests alongside personalized pint glasses (which double as favors!).
Photo: Dominique Bader Photography
Wheelbarrow: If you're hosting a rustic wedding in a farm or barn, then turn a humble wheelbarrow into a clever drink display.
Photo: Jeff Sampson
Boat: Fill a canoe with ice and display your favorite bottled beers—perfect for a casual summer wedding.
Photo: Kat Braman Photography
Craft-Beer Tasting: If you and your groom are into beer, create a tasting station with growlers of your favorite craft brews.
Photo: Sweet Tea Photography
Bathtub: This couple displayed beers in an antique bathtub during cocktail hour at their vintage-themed wedding as a clever nod to Prohibition.