The Mississippi River

Renaming drinks at the reception or rehearsal dinner is a fun, easy way to incorporate and share the couple’s personalities with their guests. 

Rename a drink with a landmark or a destination of significance for the couple. This can be the couple’s favorite spot or a nod to the first state in which they will live.

A boozy whiskey-bourbon punch is an only-slightly-zhuzhed-up version of The Mississippi, right?

The Mississippi River

Category: Drink Recipes, Food & Drinks, Weddings

The Mississippi River


  • 2 ounces cognac
  • 1 ounce bourbon
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Ice


  1. In a shaker, combine all ingredients and ice. Shake until chilled.
  2. Pour in a glass, and garnish with an orange slice and in-season berries.
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