When it comes to bar planning for your wedding, the choices can seem endless—especially when you’re looking at different spirit options. But for summer weddings, there's no spirit more refreshing than gin, in our opinion. Consider serving these gin cocktail recipes at your own summertime celebration!
Think of this as your summer wedding trend alert: Gin is becoming more and more popular as a summer cocktail base because it is totally customizable and incredibly thirst-quenching. And as an even bigger bonus, it’s light and low in calories, so it'll leave your guests feeling refreshed—not too full before dinner is even served.
If you’re looking for the perfect signature drink to capture the flavors and feeling of summertime, these gorgeous gin cocktail recipes are definitely for you.
The Bees Knees
A little bit of fresh lemon juice, honey, water, and gin can go a long way. Combine these four ingredients for a refreshing summer cocktail. Pro tip: make these in batches for easy wedding bar service.
Blueberry Lemon Gin Mojitos
Did summer even really happen if you didn’t have a mojito? Make a bold statement with a gorgeous, vibrant color. Combine blueberry simple syrup, freshly squeezed lemon, sliced cucumber, and mint for the ideal summer sipper.
Rose & Ginger Paloma
Sweet citrus and floral notes make for such a sweet pair, especially in this spin on a traditional Paloma! Add rose water and a splash of ginger beer to mix things up.
Blueberry Gin Collins
Nothing says summer like fresh blueberries. Combine fresh fruit, tart lemon juice, gin, and a splash of club soda for this gorgeous blueberry Collins cocktail.
Strawberry Gin Spritz
Can you even think of summer without strawberries coming to mind? Pair this classic summertime fruit with gin and a splash of OJ and Prosecco for an unforgettable bubbly cocktail.
This classic cocktail is made with gin, Aperol, and fresh grapefruit juice. Add a touch of sugared rosemary to balance out the tartness from the grapefruit juice, and you have a gorgeous combo for a summertime wedding.