Ginspiration for the perfect gin bar on your wedding day

Ginspiration for the perfect gin bar on your wedding day

What makes a wedding all the more special is having the perfect drink to cheers with. When it comes to drinks, nothing goes down better than a classic G&T. If you agree; here are a few ways to make a standout gin bar at your wedding.

Choose your vibe

A lot of a gin bar is the vibe. Decide whether you’re going for a classic high tea look, mid-century modern touch or bohemian and base your gin choices around that.

With your concept in mind choose your setup, whether that be a gin tent, truck, stand or picnic area. While its a gin bar, its also a statement and a decorative piece of your big day so don’t be afraid to add a little something extra to your look.

The look and feel of your gin bar speaks to your personal style and can be customised to the last detail.


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We love our recently acquired G & T letters. Thank you @holt_antiques_interiors_centre perfectly finished off this little set up along with some vintage coloured glass and of course a lovely bottle of Norfolk Gin! Norfolk gin and tonic perfect for a warm summer evening?๐Ÿ’• #sustainablebusiness #sustainableweddings #proudlynorfolk #supportnorfolkbusinesses #tipiweddings #woodlandweddingvenue #rusticweddingdecor #rusticweddings #norfolkweddingsuppliers #norfolkweddingvenues #ecoweddings #weddingsuppliers #rusticbride #norfolkbridetobe #ecoweddinginspiration #rusticweddinginspiration #rusticweddingideas #rusticweddingstyling #prophire #bridetobe2021 #ecoweddingplanner #outsidewedding #tipiweddings #rusticweddingdecor #rusticweddings #norfolkweddingsuppliers #ecoweddings #weddingsuppliers #rusticbride #ecoweddinginspiration #norfolkbridetobe #prophire #bridetobe2021 #ecoweddingplanner #vintageglassware #weddingginbar

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We had a ball taking part in a styled wedding shoot at @horstedpondfarm back in July. Planning your big day and looking for some inspo? Check out the images and super talented supplier list below ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿปโœจ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’ž Concept, Coordination, Styling & Bell Tents: @beneaththecanopy Venue: @horstedpondfarm Photography: @kirstymackenziephotography Tipis and furnishings: @lovetipisofficial Flags: @eventflaghire Bunting: @bohotemple Prop hire, tassel & glitter walls, styling and accessories: @tohaveandtohire_weddings Stationery & map: @paperbearlane Jackets, home accessories, throws and cushions: @sarahbaily Wedding dress: @pantilesbride Headpieces, bouquet and button holes: @f.o.l.k.y.d.o.k.e.y Make-up advisor and hair: @lucymeyermakeupartist_ Blooms: @ferncottagefloristry Models: @meeraroses @benjamins_craft Wedding bands: @benjamins_craft Celebrants: @kateandkatecelebrants Jewellery: @jackandfredas Grazing table and platters: @grazingsocial Cakes and smores: @coppice_cakes Doughnuts: @marblekitchenuk Lollipops: @emilys_lollies Pizza Truck: @tinroofkitchen Cider: @nightingalecider Trousers and Top for evening shots: @lucymeyermakeupartist_

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Gins & cocktails

When it comes to choosing the gins, you have to decide whether you are going for the classic G&T offering or whether you’ll serve up specially made cocktails for the day. A large portion of this decision depends on whether you’re outsourcing help for your bar or simply arranging it yourself with a bartender or two to help.

Customised cocktails are a nice touch that can tie into you and your partner’s history but they are extra effort due to additional ingredients needed.

If you’re a purist and like your gin with a classic tonic or soda then opting for G&Ts is perfect for you.

Gin choices are up to taste, more classic unflavoured option will suit a purist palate while more flavoured and coloured gins work well for cocktails. Opting for a few pricey and some more budget options can help ease the pressure on your pocket too.

Local gins are lovely and fall into a price bracket that is easier to budget for.


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I’m off to a gin and canape tasting today at @12apostleshotel , which has me reflecting on this incredible gin bar from Rach and Matt’s beautiful wedding! See more of their gorgeous details on the blog! (link in profile) P.S. How stunning is their delft style patterned tablecloth? . . . Photography by #loveandthemoonweddings #loveandthemoon #loveandthemoonblog #loveandthemooncouples #loveintentionally #makeadventure #diyginbar #loveauthentic #filmpalette #littlethingstheory #adventurealways #portraitcollective #chasinglight #makemoments #momentsovermountains #elopementcollective #agameoftones #exploretocreate #letsgosomewhere #ginandtonicstyle #firstsandlasts #weddingtrendilove #weddingtrends2018 #weddingbar #weddingginbar #chicginbar

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Garnish, garnish, garnish

Opinions vary on how much garnish a gin drink should have, but whether you prefer your drink with a good splash of agriculture or a simple prig of thyme; garnish makes a drink.

If you are looking for a way to save on your gin bar, an easy option is growing your own garnish well in advance. Thyme, rosemary, citrus and cucumber, among others, not only make for the perfect garnish options but are also easy to grow with enough foresight.

Match your garnish to your taste, cocktail preference and availability.


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Don’t forget the extras

From ice, to bar tools, bartenders and a fridge to keep things cool; the things you don’t think about first can come back to bite you.

In the end a good gin bar is all about ginspiration, a love for gin and planning. If you put enough time into ensure every box is ticked and all your extra necessities are covered your bar will be a hit and you can have your gin and drink it too.

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