Every summer wedding, especially a destination wedding in Greece, should definitely include a curated list of cocktails with fresh indigenous ingredients that will refresh your guests. Our favorite bartender and mixologist Tasos Tsilikounas from Your Bartender, who offers bar catering services all over Greece, suggests 6 delicious summer cocktails that your guests will love, whether you provide them in a destination beach wedding or in a luxurious estate. Scroll down and snatch up the most mouth watering cocktail proposals!
1. SMOKED MEXICAN MULE
Tequila reposado, maple syrup, agave, fresh lime and pimento
This is a cool and a little bit spicy cocktail, which combines bitter and sweet tastes due to the fresh lime. It is ideal for the tequila lovers! The black salt that covers the edge of the glass makes its taste and appearance stand out.
2. WEDDING BERRIES
Bosford gin, grapefruit soda and fresh berries
This pink cocktail will certainly become one of the most successful and usual choices of the ladies. Light, cool and extra tasty, this drink contains our favorite made in Greece grapefruit soda and fresh berries.
3. GREEK GARDEN
Mastiha, cucumber syrup and red pepper
I won’t lie: I tasted it and I loved it! Its special ingredient, home made cucumber syrup upgrades this mastiha liquor based cocktail and provides it with a unique summer taste. Mastiha liquor is a delicious indigenous alcoholic beverage, that produced by mastiha tree only at Chios island in Greece. It’s simply amazing.
4. PURPLE RAIN
Gin, liquor maraschino, cream de violet, fresh lime
Impressive and innovative, this cocktail’s color, taste and smell will blow you away! It is another creative suggestion of Your Bartender, which should definitely be included in every destination wedding in Greece.
5. DRAGON FIRE
Vodka, passion fruit, chilly syrup, fresh lime
Every wedding summer cocktail list should include an absolutely exotic cocktail! Fresh fruits, homemade chilly syrup and an impressive look will sweep away your guests.
6. RUM SUNSET
Rum, vanilla syrup, bitter angostura, orange oil
This is a unique cocktail with a complexity in its taste and a dynamic character, especially made for those who love rum and fine cocktails. Its amazing aftertaste will make your guests ask for a second or even third glass!
Photography: Fiorello | Bar catering: Your Bartender