Cocktail Hour: The Signature Drink

When I first heard of “the signature drink,” I was a bit hesitant. How is it that every new wedding trend seems like the key to a perfect wedding? My parents scoffed at the idea and I couldn’t help but wonder if it’s necessary. I still admit that it isn’t necessary. I doubt guests will talk about it for years to come. It won’t make or break the day. Despite all this, I think we will be having one and I am pleased about it. The way our day will be structured–with a cocktail hour in between the ceremony and reception while the wedding party and family takes formal photos–it seemed like a nice way to spice up that time.

So now the only question is what drink should be our ‘signature’. Mr. Peppermint and I recently settled on Pimm’s. I first heard of Pimm’s when I was doing a summer acting program in England. The teachers would congregate out on the green and drink Pimm’s after class! It’s mostly a British thing–and from what I understand, recently making a comeback? When I went to my cousin’s wedding in Ipswich last summer, this was their signature drink. It’s refreshing, delicious and, I must admit, packs a punch!

(image found here)

Pimm’s Cup

1 part Pimm’s No. 1
2 parts Lemonade (we use sparkling Lemonade)
cut up oranges, lemons and cucumber
top with a sprig of mint

Is anyone else having a signature drink or am I the only sucker? What drinks are you considering?


Mrs. Peppermint

LA/Palm Springs
Wedding Date:
December 2007
Chain Gang
Every Self-Respecting Jet Setter
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    aoedorothee, Guest @ 7:37 pm

    we’re doing one but it’s because i totally fell in love with the blue curacao + champagne combo. my colors are aqua and red, so we’re adding a raspberry for that red accent.

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    Mandi Manby, Guest @ 7:04 pm

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