Morning weddings + alcohol?

posted 3 years ago in Food
Post # 3
1779 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Bloody Marys maybe. 

Post # 4
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

If you wanted to mix it up you could do a mimosa bar with different juices and fruit add ins. You could also do some “adult” coffee with Baileys and Kahlua. 

Post # 5
885 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Ceasars, vodka and orange juice, rum punch.

Post # 6
1981 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

You could have a whole mimosa bar with different flavors of champagne and juice to add variety. 

Post # 8
6048 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

You could do greyhounds, vodka and grapfruit juice.  

Post # 9
8847 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Bloodies, for sure. And the folks I know wouldn’t say no to a glass or two of white wine or light beer with brunch. 

Post # 10
42101 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Pinot Grigio and light beer.


Post # 11
11604 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Bloody Marys, Bellinis, Tequila Sunrise – there’s plenty of brunch cocktails!

Post # 12
910 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Shandy’s (beer with lemonade)

Steigl Radler (beer with grapefruit juice…mmm)

Mimosas (different flavourings?)

Kir Royale (champagne with creme de cassis, so damn good)

Champagne with wild hibiscus flowers and syrup

Screwdrivers (vodka and orange juice)

Post # 13
3249 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Serve whatever you want.  It’s a wedding.  Many people will choose not to have any alcohol, so you probably won’t need as much, but I would serve wine, and local craft beer.  People that don’t want it, won’t drink it – so have other options for them.

If you are feeling unsure about it, though, there is nothing wrong with just have a champagne toast and mimoas, and serve tea, coffee, juice, pop, and sparkling water.

A punch, as a PP suggested, is a really great idea, too – just saw that after writing my post.  But, definitely a few cases of San Pellegrino will be valuabl to have on hand.  We had a day time, non alcholic, reception, before our evening Speakeasy.  We had iced tea, lemonade, and gelato.

Post # 14
5160 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

Cesar bars where people can choose their own add-ins are really fun in addition to mimosa bars.

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