Raising The Bar Experience At Your Wedding Reception

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to be perfect, from the food to the decor, and of course, the drinks. Having a well-stocked bar is a great way to keep your guests happy and entertained throughout the night. In this article, we will discuss how to create a bar where your guests can enjoy great drinks at your wedding, including wines, vodka, rum, and gin, as well as non-alcoholic options.

Step 1: Determine your budget

Before you start planning your bar, it’s important to determine your budget. Drinks can be expensive, especially if you want to offer a wide variety of options. Consider how much you’re willing to spend and what types of drinks you want to include. This will help you make informed decisions when it comes to choosing your beverages.

Step 2: Choose your alcoholic beverages

When it comes to choosing alcoholic beverages for your wedding bar, you want to offer a variety of options to please all your guests. It’s important to choose drinks that are popular and well-known, such as wine, vodka, rum, and gin. These drinks are versatile and can be used to make a wide range of cocktails.

We have a couple of options to introduce you to. For starters, Sommarøy Spirits, is a new low 55-proof (27.5% ABV), low-calorie, zero-carb, and gluten-free Gin and Vodka brand that is modestly retailed. And to top it off it is a low-proof spirits brand. This tasty option is for adults that enjoy occasionally drinking alcoholic beverages and is a perfect solution that allows them to enjoy their favorite cocktails in moderation.

Another brand we would like to introduce you to is Noble Oak, an award-winning whiskey brand. Want a signature cocktail? It is an ideal brand, that gives back to the earth by planting a tree for every bottle in partnership with One Tree Planted. 

This Honey-Tree Toddy is just as savory as it looks. With a perfect mix of Noble Oak bourbon honey and cinnamon, it’s so worth celebrating. If that doesn’t fit your tastes, I might also offer a Noble Cacao Cocktail. This cocktail is a perfectly blended take on everyone’s favorite drink for the holidays, hot chocolate, and our favorite year-round drink, Noble Oak bourbon. 

For wine, consider offering a few different types, including red, white, and sparkling options. Vodka is a popular choice for cocktails, so consider stocking up on a few different types of vodka, such as plain, flavored, and premium. Rum and gin are also great options, as they can be used to make classic cocktails like mojitos and gin and tonics.

Our last option is Gypsy Vodka. The package alone is very cool. The interesting thing about this brand is it is an Award Winning, Gluten Free, Non-GMO product. Gypsy is Made in Michigan from Corn & Artesian Spring Water. And it tastes wonderful.

There are six things the founders take pride in and they make it clear when you visit their website. The process in the way they craft with pure ingredients…

Naturally Sourced Sweet Corn

Artesian Spring Water From Northern Michigan

Shipped Fresh To Our Distillery

Distilled in Petoskey with State of the Art Stills Built in Detroit

Packaged in our Award Winning Bottles

Farm to Drink: Served in our Petoskey Tasting Room & To You

Step 3: Choose your non-alcoholic beverages

Not everyone drinks alcohol, so it’s important to offer non-alcoholic options as well. Consider offering a variety of sodas, juices, and water. You can also make non-alcoholic cocktails, such as mocktails, that are just as delicious as their alcoholic counterparts.

Step 4: Hire a professional bartender

Having a professional bartender at your wedding is a great way to ensure that your guests are getting the best possible drinks. A professional bartender can help you create a menu of cocktails that complement your wedding theme and keep the drinks flowing throughout the night.

Step 5: Decorate your bar

Your wedding bar doesn’t have to be boring. Consider decorating it with flowers, candles, or other items that match your wedding theme. You can also add personalized touches, such as custom cocktail napkins or a sign with your names and wedding date.

Step 6: Serve drinks in style

The way you serve your drinks is just as important as what you serve. Consider using unique glassware or adding garnishes to your cocktails to make them look even more appealing. You can also offer signature drinks that are unique to your wedding.

Your stemware will be a key component of what you serve. A lovely brand we want to present you with is Glasvin Universal. It is an ultra-light all-purpose glass, perfect for every kind of wine. They have designed a highly elegant and modern glass that will change how you drink wine, and how your guest enjoys wine as an experience. Each of their items is unique. 

In conclusion, creating a bar where your guests can enjoy great drinks at your wedding is an important aspect of your big day. By following these steps, you can ensure that your bar is well-stocked with a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, and that it’s decorated and served in style. With a little planning and creativity, your wedding bar will be a hit with all your guests.

So drink responsibly and enjoy the occasion with those you love.

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