Show me some cocktails for our wedding with a base of whiskey and champagne and any sort of citrus added. They could be similar to a Negroni or any spritz.

Cocktail Colin says:

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For a wedding, you want cocktails that not only taste amazing but also add a touch of sophistication to the celebration. From the list provided, here are some great options that fit your preference for whiskey, champagne, and a hint of citrus:

1. Prairie Whistle: This cocktail combines the depth of whiskey with the effervescence of Champagne and adds an interesting twist with aniseed liqueur and chocolate bitters. Its complex and refined flavor profile makes it an excellent choice for a celebratory occasion like a wedding. The maraschino cherries and orange slice garnish add a touch of elegance and fruitiness, making it visually appealing as well.

2. Whiskey Collins: For a lighter, refreshing option, the Whiskey Collins could be a great fit. It blends bourbon with lemon juice, soda water, and a hint of Angostura Bitters, resulting in a sparkling, citrus-forward drink. This cocktail is ideal if you're looking for something refreshing and sophisticated to serve during a summer wedding or as an afternoon refreshment.

3. Whiskey Sour: The Whiskey Sour offers a classic and timeless option. Combining bourbon with lemon juice, sugar syrup, and egg white for a frothy texture, this drink provides a balanced blend of sour and sweet flavors. Its smooth finish makes it a crowd-pleaser for a variety of guests, ensuring it enhances the celebratory spirit of your wedding.

These cocktails offer a delightful blend of whiskey's warmth, champagne's effervescence, and a citrusy twist, fitting perfectly within the elegant and festive feel you want for your wedding day.

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You asked: Wedding whiskey champagne citrus cocktail recipe. We found 9 cocktails answering the question.

Winter Whisky Sour

The Winter Whisky Sour is a seasonal twist on the classic Whisky Sour cocktail, embracing the citrus notes of orange...

Orange juice (15ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Bourbon (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Prairie Whistle

The Prairie Whistle is a compelling cocktail that brings together the warm depth of whiskey with the celebratory sparkle of...

Aniseed liqueur (10ml), Champagne / prosecco (90ml), Whiskey (75ml), Chocolate bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.56 / 5

Whiskey Collins

The Whiskey Collins is a refreshing twist on the classic Collins cocktail, mixing the rich, warm notes of bourbon with...

Sugar Syrup (15ml), Soda water (30ml), Angostura Bitters (2 dashes), Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Bourbon (60ml)

5 ingredients
4.5 / 5

We could do that.…

A fresh spritely cocktail that can get you in trouble on occasion! The “We could do that.…” cocktail has been...

Orange liqueur (30ml), Lime juice (30ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Lemon liqueur (30ml), Champagne / prosecco (Top up), Gomme syrup (30ml)

6 ingredients
3.99 / 5

Whiskey Daisy

The Whiskey Daisy is a classic cocktail with a refreshing and citrus-forward flavor profile. It expertly combines the warmth and...

Orange liqueur (15ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Whiskey (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
3.93 / 5


The Ohio cocktail is a sophisticated mix that blends the rich warmth of Cognac with the effervescence of Champagne, accented...

Cognac (15ml), Champagne / prosecco (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Blue Curaçao (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.8 / 5

Fancy Whisky

A very old cocktail, from the time when cocktails were originally invented. The "Fancy…" was a type of type of...

Sugar Syrup (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Whisky Orange

Whisky Orange is a delicious and versatile cocktail that combines the bold and smooth flavor of whiskey with the sweetness...

Sambuca (7.5ml), Orange juice (15ml), Whiskey (45ml), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail is a timeless and elegant drink that classically combines the sparkle of Champagne with the depth of...

Sugar (1 cube), Cognac (2 dashes), Champagne / prosecco (1 glass), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.53 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a good wedding cocktail?

A good wedding cocktail is elegant, refreshing, and appealing to a wide range of guests. It should complement the wedding theme and add a touch of sophistication to the celebration.

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Can whiskey and champagne be mixed in a cocktail?

Yes, whiskey and champagne can be combined in a cocktail. The rich, bold flavor of whiskey pairs well with the light, bubbly nature of champagne, creating a balanced and festive drink.

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What citrus fruits are best for adding to cocktails?

Lemons, limes, and oranges are classic choices for adding a bright, tangy element to cocktails. Each brings its unique flavor, enhancing the overall taste profile.

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How can I make my wedding cocktails visually appealing?

Using garnishes like citrus twists, fresh herbs, or edible flowers can elevate the presentation. Colored glassware and elegant decorations can also enhance visual appeal.

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What are some tips for serving cocktails at a wedding?

Ensure you have a well-stocked bar with a variety of spirits and mixers. Pre-batch some cocktails for faster service, and consider hiring experienced bartenders to manage the drink service efficiently.

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