The Signature Cocktail

Four signature cocktail options from local mixologists
Logan Cyrus

For a modern twist on an old tradition, serve up one of these refreshing cocktails created by local mixologists—each inspired by the timeless wedding rhyme—at your cocktail hour or reception.

 

SOMETHING OLD

The Francois

From Ian Jones, Bubble Charlotte

Equal Parts:
Smirnoff Blueberry Vodka
Chambord
Pineapple juice
Brut Champagne

Combine equal parts of vodka, Chambord, and juice, shake on ice. Pour champagne over. Serve in a champagne flute and garnish with blueberries.

 

SOMETHING NEW

The Last Vow

From Stefan Huebner, Heist Brewery

1½ oz. Cardinal Gin
¾ oz. Green Chartreuse
½ oz. simple syrup (equal parts sugar
    and water)
Juice of half a lemon
2 dashes cherry bitters

Shake on ice and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOMETHING BORROWED

Rose Negroni

From Brandon Foster, Leroy Fox

Four Roses Bourbon
Sweet Vermouth
Campari
Fresh, food-quality rose petals

This recipe is “borrowed” from the classic Italian negroni. Shake equal parts of the first three ingredients on ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with rose petals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOMETHING BLUE

Blue Sky

From Will Hildebran, Ten Park Lanes

2 oz. Stoli Vanilla Vodka
1 oz. Cointreau
Splash Blue Curaçao
3 oz. ginger ale
Three Olives Cherry Vodka
Fresh mint, for garnish

Shake first four ingredients on ice and strain into a martini glass. Add a floater (very thin top layer) of Three Olives Cherry Vodka, and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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