Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
Photos by Katelyn Mallett Photography

We featured Brant and Erik's super romantic, candlelit love story a couple of weeks back and it bowled us over with its fabulousness. But absolutely not to be missed were their inspired signature cocktails and mocktails. Brant doesn't drink and Erik loves whiskey, so the combination was perfect.

I had to find out what was in these clearly delicious libations and was thrilled when I was able to snag the recipes for them, all created by the mixologist artists at Maine-based The Bar Association.

Be inspired by these signature cocktail and mocktail recipes to make your own for your cocktail hour (or unity cocktail?), or if you're in Maine, have The Bar Association create some magic for you. They're woman owned and operated and offer a mobile bar!

Let's get to the dranks…

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
The Dark Side

The Dark Side Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 oz Mezcal
1/2 oz Blanco Tequila
1/2 oz Absinthe
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
1/2 oz Egg White
1/4 Bar spoon activated charcoal
Plus 1/4 Bar spoon activated charcoal for garnish and 1 rock candy stick

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients into a shaker and dry shake without ice for 4-6 seconds. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled coupe glass and garnish with activated charcoal swirled over the top and rock candy.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
Green Tea Stinger Mocktail

Green Tea Stinger Mocktail

(Made into a cocktail with the addition of Bourbon)

Ingredients:
2 oz green tea
1 oz lavender simple syrup 1 oz ginger beer
.5 oz lemon juice
2 dashes of grapefruit bitters

Instructions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with grapefruit disk.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
Lavender Lemonade Mocktail

Lavender Lemonade Mocktail

(Made into a cocktail with the addition of Gin)

Ingredients:
6 cups water
.5 cup light-colored honey
5 tbsp dried lavender
1 cup fresh lemon juice, strained

Instructions:
Bring water and honey to a boil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Gently crush the lavender in a mortar and pestle or in a bowl with a meat tenderizer. Add the crushed lavender to the pot then remove it from the heat. Cover, refrigerate, and steep for 2 hours. Strain the liquid through a fine mesh sieve. Stir in the lemon juice and serve over ice. Garnish with lemon wheel and bunch of Lavender stalks.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
Lemon Smash Mocktail

Lemon Smash Mocktail

Ingredients:
1/2 Lemon cut into wedges 4 Mint Leaves
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
2 oz Fresh Lemonade
2 oz Seltzer water
6 hibiscus iced tea ice cubes 1 Mint Sprig

Instructions:
In shaker, muddle the lemon. Combine remaining ingredients in shaker and stir over regular ice. Place 6 hibiscus tea ice cubes in glass. Strain cocktail into glass over cubes. Garnish with slapped Mint Sprig and lemon wheel.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes
Mountain Mojito Mocktail

Mountain Mojito Mocktail

(Made into a cocktail with the addition of Rum)

Ingredients:
.5 oz lime juice
.5 oz agave
.5 oz blood orange purée 4 fresh mint leaves Splash of soda water

Instructions:
Muddle the mint along with the lime juice and agave in a Collins glass, add ice and the rest of the ingredients, top with soda water. Garnish with fresh mint and lime wheel.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes

Frisky Whiskey Cocktail

Ingredients:
1 oz Irish Whiskey
1 oz Honey Liqueur
1 oz Fresh Orange Juice 1/4 oz Simple Syrup
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Instructions:
Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with orange twist.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes

Whiskey Smash Cocktail

Ingredients:
1/2 Lemon cut into wedges 4 Mint Leaves
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
2 oz Bourbon
1 Mint Sprig
1 Lemon wheel

Instructions:
In shaker, muddle the lemon. Add remaining ingredients to shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with slapped mint sprig and lemon wheel.

Imbibe in style with these snazzy signature cocktail & mocktail recipes

Scofflaw Cocktail

Ingredients:
2 oz Rye or Bourbon Whiskey 1 oz Dry Vermouth
1/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Grenadine
2 dashes Orange Bitters

Instructions:
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist and cherry.

Vendors

Flowers: Bad Rabbit Flowers • Photography: Katelyn Mallett Photography • Venue: Caswell Farm Wedding Barn • Cocktails: The Bar Association • Food: Barn and Table Catering • Carte: Skye Bakery • Film: Novae Film and Photo • Lighting: Griffin Griffin Lighting • Stationery: Ink and Thistle Press • Leather accessories: Fox and Stag • Rental Furniture: A Family Affair

  1. Amazing! Thank you so much for tracking down and publishing these recipes. The Bar Association sounds like a rad business!

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