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5 Colourful Cocktails To Treat Your Bridal Party With

Your bridal party have been with you through the ups and downs of not only the duration of planning your wedding, but also through your life prior to your engagement. Once your wedding is finally ready to go, both you and your bridal party could use a well-deserved break before the wedding day commences.

For helping you out when you needed them and just being there to aid you in your decisions, your bridal party could do with a treat to say thank you!

Here are 5 colourful cocktails that are certain to brighten their day:

1. Tequila Sunrise

This cocktail is the perfect shade of yummy and is easy and quick to make. Served unmixed, it consists of tequila, orange juice and grenadine syrup to form a beautiful sunrise gradient. The warm tones of its colour mirror the warm kick from the tequila making it the perfect blend for unwinding in the sun.

2. Strawberry Caipirinha

Awaken your senses with this fruity Brazilian cocktail made from lime and white rum. Served over ice, it is ideal for giving you a refreshing boost. Despite the original recipe merely consisting of lime wedges to attain that zesty tang, a fun twist that has become popular is adding strawberries as well which helps to sweeten up the concoction in addition to the sugar, adding another tasty element into the mix.

3. Blue Lagoon

Featuring blue Curaçao, this summery cocktail is perfect for saying thanks to your bridal party. It’s radiant electric blue hue and wild citrus flavour will liven everyone’s day. Served in a highball glass over ice, this drink is visually appealing in every way. Certain to get everyone in your bridal party awake and feeling energised.

4. Strawberry Mojito

Of Cuban origins, the mojito is a very popular cocktail. Like a breath of fresh air, this minty mixture is a fab choice for your bridal party to enjoy and has many variations such as the strawberry mojito. The radiant colour from the strawberries and juicy taste beautifully balance the mint to form this mouth-watering thirst quencher that your bridal party will love!

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5. Blueberry Martini

Sit back and raise a toast to your bridal party with this aesthetic and appetising blend. To make the Blueberry Martini you will need, vodka, orange liqueur, blueberry juice and mango juice. This delicious cocktail is a wonderful adaption to the martini, and provides the perfect thank you for any special individuals in your life. Bottoms up!

By Katie Turner, Excalibur Press

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