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In keeping with my love for seasonal catering-and my recent 21st birthday!-here’s a list of several cocktails that would fit perfectly with a holiday season wedding taken from Chow.com.

Enjoy and happy weekend!

Applejack

Log Cabin

Fox and Hounds

Cranberry Culprit

Spiced Cranberry Sangría

Hazy Days of Winter

Canelazo

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Ah vodka. Without it, the world of martinis and cosmopolitans would cease to exist. However, this Russian favorite is also the basis of the following cocktails, any of which will be a great option for a signature cocktail.

The Cape Codder

The Española Sour

The Neopolitan

The Moscow Mule

The Cosmo Rickey

All recipes and photos taken from Chow.com

This tropical spirit is known for being a sugary base to refreshing drinks such as mojitos, daiquiris, and piña colada. While all of these are more than welcome at a wedding reception (especially one with a tropical theme), here are a few more rum-based cocktails that should be taken into serious consideration for a more sophisticated affair.

The Night Marcher

The Cradle of Life

The Nui Nui

The Sparkling Rum Runner

The Planter's Punch

Tequila is the quintessential Mexican spirit used in drinks that are meant for those who want a South-of-the-Border flair added to their celebrations. The following cocktails deliver just that. Serve these up at a summer wedding and your guests will ride off into the sunset with a smile on their faces.

The Añejo Manhattan

The Santa Maria

The Paloma

The Zapatos Nuevos

The Tierra Mojada

All photos and recipes taken from Chow.com

With it’s festive, bubbly nature and crisp taste, it’s no secret why champagne is touted as the go-to drink for a celebration. And, with your wedding day being one of the biggest celebrations of your life, it’s no wonder that many couples feel the need to serve this up for toasts. But, there are many other ways to enjoy champagne. Including the popular Bellini, champagne is also the basis of many other delicious cocktails such as the one below. For a twist on tradition, consider serving these champagne-based signature drinks at your reception.
Note: Any of these can be made with non-alcoholic sparkling cider as well.

The Big Spender

The Elderflower Royale

The Lemonhead

The Plum Blossom

The Blackberry Kir Royale

The Mexican 75

The Kumquat Sparkler

All recipes and photos taken from Chow.com

The signature cocktail has become a popular enhancement to weddings. Customized to fit the tastes of the couple-and, possibly named by them-they add a fun, personal touch to the reception. However, don’t leave the teetotalers out! In addition to serving a signature cocktail, have a signature mocktail for those who aren’t too keen on alcohol. That way, they too can get in on the fun of having a customized, gorgeous, delicious concoction in their hands without compromising their stance. Have a virgin version of the signature cocktail on hand or create a separate drink entirely-just make sure it stays cohesive with the overall feel of the celebration. Showing consideration for your guests-that’s always in style.

Pretty-but is it potent? Photo taken from Brides.com.

 Cocktail Chic

Credits: Kendall Brown, James Christiansen, Karen Wise Photography, Twin Lens, Kate Webber, Chelsea Nicole, Chelsea Nicole Photography, Meg Baisden Photography, Weddings and the City, Docuvitae, Oh How Charming! (2), Cheri Pearl