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Fall-Inspired Signature Cocktails

September 11, 2023 | Posted in Weddings

Fall-Inspired Signature Cocktails for your Wedding


The temperature is dropping, and the leaves are changing. Fall is one of the most popular seasons to tie the knot and we understand why: great weather, beautiful colors and delicious flavors. Our bartenders have crafted the perfect fall-inspired cocktails to give your guests the flavors of the season. Whether you prefer something sweet like our Caramel Apple Martini or something savory like our Spiced Cranberry Sparkler, we have a refreshing treat for all kinds of taste buds.

Signature drinks at the Sterling Ballroom are always a crowd-pleaser and an event enhancer. Indulge in our lineup of signature fall cocktails that will leave you and your guests feeling warm and toasty all night. These pair best with weddings in September, October or November.

bride and groom posed in our courtyard with fall trees and leaves.

Apple Bourbon Bellini

You’ll be feeling warm and fuzzy in no time. A fall-inspired blend of champagne and bourbon with hints of apple and cinnamon spice. Whiskey lovers will appreciate the layers of flavor in this refreshing autumn beverage.

  • Champagne
  • Bourbon
  • Apple cider
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon spice


Caramel Apple Martini

The rich and velvety caramel combined with the refreshing taste of apple cider captures the essence of fall with every sip. The only thing sweeter than the taste is the enticing presentation that is sure to impress your guests.

  • Vodka
  • Ginger brandy
  • Apple cider
  • Lemon juice
  • Apple garnish

caramel apple martini


Spicy Margarita

The ‘spicy marg’ has become a popular drink-of-choice for wedding guests. It’s essentially a classic margarita with a fierce kick of jalapeño. Anyone who enjoys spicy treats, will be a huge fan of this refreshing beverage.

  • Jalapeño-infused tequila
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Orange juice
  • Agave syrup
  • Jalapeño coins


Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Combining all the fall flavors into one delicious cocktail – red wine, brandy, honeycrisp apples and our favorite fall spices. Your guests will appreciate that it’s sweet, but not overly sugary. The perfect beverage to accompany you for an outdoor ceremony or cocktail hour on a chilly fall night.

  • Honeycrisp apples, lemons, limes, orange blossom honey, cinnamon sticks, and ginger soaked in cabernet sauvignon and apricot brandy.

honeycrisp apple sangria


Espresso Martini

This espresso cocktail has a smooth taste, it’s like having a drink, coffee and dessert all in one. It’s the perfect pick-me-up for your guests to stay energized throughout the night. Not to mention how aesthetically pleasing they look.

  • Vodka
  • Coffee liquor
  • Espresso
  • Baileys, optional


Spiced Cranberry Sparkler

We’re FALL-ing for this unique combination of champagne and cranberry. Take the bubbly to a whole new level this season while you toast to true love. The elegance and sophistication of a champagne-based drink will elevate your guests’ experience.

  • Champagne
  • Cranberry juice
  • Apple juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Clove spice

spiced cranberry sparkler

Please note the Spicy Margarita and Espresso Martini are not included in our Wedding Packages. However, they are available as custom options. If you have any requests for a different fall beverage, we are happy to try and accommodate your request.

The newly renovated Sterling Ballroom of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, is your wedding destination. Our Wedding Coordinators will take care of everything and bring your magical day to life. Schedule your personal tour today!

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