Plan a mid-ceremony toast to get your guests in the cheering mood #Ceremony Advice#beverages#ceremony#steal-this-idea#toasting Posted May 24 2016 Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Darcy Padilla Photos by Darcy Padilla Related Post Ring warmings and geeky call-outs: 12 ways to include your guests in your ceremony Including your guests meaningfully in your ceremony can lead to moments of truly tearful poignancy. From ring warmings to flower circles, and Mad-Libs to Lord... Read more Darcy and Jasper's queer bourbon and beer bacchanal had tons of awesome pour-it-yourself bar moments with delicious selections of bourbon and pre-mixed Old Fashioneds. My favorite part of their booze-y moments was the mid-ceremony toast featuring hot apple cider with optional bourbon. Here's what Darcy had to say about it: As guests entered, they were invited to grab a hot apple cider (spiked with bourbon if they wished) which we used in a mid-ceremony toast. It made for a really sweet moment where everyone could be involved in the ceremony for a little moment that totally fit their theme. Did you miss this wedding? Now's the time to GO SEE! It's so worth it. Related Post 12 ways a wedding in the round will have your guests surrounding you with love Want to surround yourself with love (and your actual loved ones)? A wedding in the round is a kick-ass way to give all your guests a great view, avoid aisle-walking… Read More Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS A Tropical meets Bollywood gay wedding on a yacht that will make your day NEXT Bridesmaid robes that make getting ready the best part of the day Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] I realize it's completely missing the point, but I appreciate that you provided the option to have something without alcohol that wasn't water. A lot of the time with offbeat fancy drinks, the assumption is that everyone likes alcohol and will be happy with it, so as someone who can't have it (long story), thank you for including regular apple cider as an option. Reply I officiated a wedding a few years ago where we did this with pumpkin vodka (something the groom had made for the bride early in their relationship). The groomsmen passed trays of shots and we made a l'chaim together. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.