Belvedere Royal Wedding Cocktails

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With less than two weeks to go until the Royal Wedding everyone's buzzing about William and Kate's big day – So celebrate than with a few cocktails fit for a Prince and Princess. Belvedere Vodka’s head of mixology, Claire Smith created some cocktails to help celebrate.


From hosting a Royal Wedding viewing party, to curling up on their couches in the comfort of their own homes, these recipes will have them filled with the merriment that accompanies a few good cocktails. 



If you’re hosting a Royal Wedding viewing party, a bowl of the Belvedere Royal Wedding Punch will keep your guests happy and you out of the kitchen, leaving you free to mingle with your guests.


Belvedere Royal Wedding Punch

1.5 Litres (50oz) Belvedere Pure 

50 oz Green tea 

20 oz Apple juice

3 oz Absinthe 

20 oz Lemonade

8 oz Simple Syrup

For those determined to stay as close to Britian’s roots as possible, the Barley Punch gives you that little ode to the British Isles with its use of barley syrup.


Belvedere Barley Punch

8.5oz Belvedere Vodka

4oz Fresh lemon juice

3oz Barley simple syrup

16oz Soda water


Garnish with lemon wedges

Method: Add all ingredients to a pitcher. Top with ice and mix.


There’s no better drink for a prince than the Pineapple Mary, with a hint of hot smoked paprika – shaken, not stirred.

Belvedere Pineapple Mary 

1.5oz Belvedere BM

3oz Fresh Pineapple juice

0.75oz Fresh Lime juice

2 bar spoon Simple syrup

2 dashes  Orange bitters

1/8 bar spoon Smoked paprika (hot)


Garnish with a pineapple chunk


Method: Shake and strain all ingredients into a rocks glass filled with cubed ice.

With a slight nod to the English pastime – tea time can come at all hours, because no cocktail is as fitting for a princess as the Earl Grey Fizz.


Belvedere Earl Grey Fizz

1 oz Belvedere Vodka (or Citrus)

¾ oz  Earl grey tea syrup


Method: Shake ingredients and strain into a champagne flute. Top with Moet et Chandon Brut Imperial


Garnish with a Lemon twist or redcurrants.

1 Comment
  • Louise Smith
    April 26, 2011

    I tried another Royal Wedding Cocktail this week. It was very good

    2 measures Somerset Pomona 20%
    2 measures Seville Orange Gin 26%
    1 very British Apple
    Indian Tonic Water
    Plenty of ice

    Add ingredients to ice in an old fashioned whisky tumbler, top up with indian tonic water and garnish with a slice from a very British Apple

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