(Closed) Need a signature drinks and name for purple/ivory them wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Welcome to Weddingbee!

What kind of drinks are you planning on serving?  I might be able to think up some names if I know what flavors/colors the drinks are going to be πŸ™‚

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

If you already know what kind of drinks you are serving, you can try to do a play on words for what the drinks are usually called.

If you haven’t decided… you could do a lavender martini.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

French Martinis are a purple color (vodka, chambord, pineapple) and I LOVE them.

Post # 6
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

1.Lavender Cosmopolitan:http://www.drinkstreet.com/searchresults.cgi?drinkid=1394&drinkname=startswith:L

2.Stardust:

2 oz light rum
1 oz Parfait Amour liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

Shake over ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a twist of lemon.

3. Purple Azalea

Champagne
splash of Grand Marnier
cranberry & blueberry juice mixed to color

4. here’s a link to purple drinks:

http://boozemonger.com/srch.php?Terms=purple&search_by=Name

5.No Name

 1/2 part blue curacao
  1 part rum
  4 parts cranberry
  slice of lime

6. Purple Rain

1/2 shot grenadine

1/2 shot peach schnapps (archers)

1/2 shot white rum

3 count lemonade

3 count sweet & sour mix

Fill a collins glass 3/4 full with ice. Add grenadine and peach schapps and white rum into glass. Then fill with sweet and sour and lemonade. Drizzle around the edge of the glass with Blue curacao.

1/2 shot Blue Curacao

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Dark purple? Lavender? I was thinking something royal in terms of dark purple but Fiance said this may not apply.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

This didn’t have a name but maybe you can make up your own?  Love Potion? (sounds cheesy though)

1 oz Southern Comfort peach liqueur
1 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
1 oz blueberry liqueur
1 oz sloe gin
1 splash lime juice
1 splash sweet and sour mix
1 splash 7-Up soda

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

How about using some lavender in a drink?

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

love potion? idk something purple to me seems like it be a love potion. like the song love potion #9

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

lol, I should get my Fiance to answer this for you!  He’s made no less than three drinks specifically for ME! lol.  He also made up one for a friend’s wedding. 

I’ll ask him and send along any suggestions he has.  Ummmm…. how soon do you need this?  ’cause I had to take some meds for an achy back and might be too dopey to ask him tomorrow, lol.

Drop me a PM Monday if you still need a suggestion and I haven’t commented before then. πŸ™‚

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Hi! Nice colors (I’m looking for those colors too..:) and I too would love to have a purple signature drink …and was just Googling that info. when I happend upon your thread. πŸ™‚

Here are several names/recipes I found. πŸ™‚ Some may be same/similar as already listed and and/or more than 1 way to make the drink. But ideas nonetheless…good luck! πŸ™‚

Found these two recipes and even more some on this site:

http://www.weddingbycolor.com/futuremrsnixon1/milestones/52519

Purple Turtle:
1oz coconut rum…..1oz triple sec…..2 oz cranberry juice…..1/2 oz blue curacao

Purple Russian:
1oz blue curacao….1oz vodka…..1oz 7-up or sprite…..3 dashes grenadine syrup

more ideas:

Purple Hooter:    
1 shot Vodka

1/2 shot Chambord(Rasberry)

The rest is pineapple juice. Serve over ice for mixed drink, or strain
through ice for shooter.

PURPLE RAIN:
Ingredients
2 1/2 oz. Hpnotiq
1/2 oz. Vanilla Rum
1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps
1/2 oz. Raspberry Vodka
Mixing Instructions
Shake with ice and pour into highball glass. Garnish with a cherry.

drink below from Grouprecipes site:

HPNOTIQ Purple Haze Martini:

1 oz. Hpnotiq – (more Hpnotiq drinks)
1/2 oz. Orange Juice – (more Orange Juice drinks)
1/2 oz. Pomegranate Juice – (more Pomegranate Juice drinks)

InstructionsShake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with an orange rind or apple slice.

Another way to make

Purple Haze: 

  • 1 oz. freshly squeezed pomegranate juice*
  • 1 1/2 oz. Hpnotiq®
  • 1 1/2 oz.
  • orange rind and apple slice for garnish

From Drinkmixer site someone made a drink they called,

Purple Lamborghini:

2 oz vodka
0.5 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
0.5 oz cranberry juice
0.25 oz grenadine syrup

Here’s a couple more…

Sour Grapes: (But I would give it a more romantic name!)

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz black raspberry schnapps (Chambord is good, but Mr. Boston makes an inexpensive on for like $6 for a large bottle)
  • 2 oz sour mix
  • Mix all ingrediants and pour into a tall glass.  Top off with Sprite or 7-UP

French Martini:

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz peach schnapps
  • 1/2 oz black raspberry schnapps. 
  • Combine over ice, shake, strain into a martini glass and garnish with raspberries. 

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I know this is an older post, but I just had to say thanks for all of the great purple receipes

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012
Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

There’s a restaurant that I go to all the time and they have their own signature drink that’s purple. 

They call it the Elizabeth Taylor (if you don’t know she was famous for having purple eyes).  So that could be a cute name for your purple drink if you want a more glamorous hollywood themed drink.  They use violet syrup in it.  It’s yummy πŸ˜€

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