Toast the Royal Wedding

If you're planning a Royal Wedding Watch Party for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle you'll need some cocktails worthy of royalty.  We've got His and Her cocktail recipes to help toast the happy couple when they say "I do" on Saturday, May 19.

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His: Royal Groom

3 fresh strawberries
2 sugar cubes
3 dashes Angostura bitters
½ lemon wedge
1 piece ginger, cut into a 1-inch square, ¼ inch thick
1 oz. King’s Ginger liqueur
3 oz. Dalwhinnie 15 year old Scotch

Muddle the strawberries, sugar cubes, bitters, lemon wedge and ginger square. Add the liqueur and Scotch. Shake over ice and strain. Garnish with a strawberry.

 

Hers: Royal Bride

1 oz. tea infused simple syrup
2 oz. Plymouth gin

Shake over ice with lemon wedge twist.  Strain into a coup glass and top more than half with Bouvet Brut.  Garnish with a strawberry.

Tea infused simple syrup:
1 cup honey
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
6 chamomile tea bags
6 green tea bags

Stir sugar, honey and water in a saucepan over medium heat until mixed.  Add tea and chamomile and boil for 3 minutes, remove from heat and allow to steep for about 7 minutes.  Strain and use for cocktails.