Are you seriously considering giving liquor favors at your wedding? But at the same time seriously worrying about the difficulty (and possibly the cost) of sourcing and then packaging them? Well, look what we found! Seven truly appealing liquor favor ideas, courtesy of some wonderful real weddings and styled shoots. With our own take on why we love each one, and where to source them! *This post contains affiliate links.
Mini Liquor Bottle Favor Ideas!
1 – Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin
Why we love this – It’s one of the most popular premium gins on the market, so it’s readily available and quite affordable. Plus, it’s very mixable with any gin cocktail. [Why we really love it? The gorgeous blue bottle!]
Where to buy – Try your local wine stores or check for outlets in your locality via Wine Searcher.
2 – Mini Patron Tequila Silver (50ml mini size)
Why we love this – It’s the perfect ingredient for those margaritas your guests can mix up afterwards. Plus again, the bottle is so pretty!
3 – Verdi Spumante (187 ml mini size)
Why we love this – This light, fresh sparkling wine from Italy makes a delightfully classy favor to impress guests with.
4 – Personalized labels on mini Jack Daniels whiskey bottles
Why we love this – The labels make a great personal touch, and the chosen quote says exactly what the couple wanted it to say!
Where to buy – The Jack Daniels you can find easily. The labels were DIYed by the bride using a custom template ordered from etsy, sheet labels purchased online, and printing at a local FedEx Office store. You can do the same!
5 – Mini Bailey’s Irish Cream (50ml mini size)
Why we love this – Such a classic! Plus you can enclose a recipe card for your favorite dessert or drink using Bailey’s.
6 – Firefly Sweet Tea Flavored Vodka
Why we love this – A well-loved local beverage from South Carolina, it captures the genteel Southern spirit with a little kick to it!
7 – Coke with Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey (mini bottles)
Why we love this – How cool would these Bourbon and Coke favors be for a casual at-home or rustic/Western-themed wedding?
Not too out of reach after all, right? Enjoy your liquor wedding favors. Your guests certainly will!
A Note About Buying Online
When purchasing any kind of liquor on the web, do understand that many states have shipping restrictions. So it’s probably best to check your local stores, too. In this way, if anything should happen you can still opt for a returning and/or exchanging your purchase with the vendor. Purchasing in bulk also complicates the matter, which is why it may be best to opt for a local source.
Creating Your Own Liquor Favors
Making liquor bottle favors on your own is also another practical option. In this way, you can personalize them accordingly. To do this, you’d need to buy small empty bottles*, a funnel for pouring the desired drink, and then affix your own labels*. It may be a bit messy so you will need help from at least 2 people especially if you are making bottles for 50+ guests. But if this is too cumbersome for you, you may want to consider a non-alcoholic option such as ready to give Martinelli’s sparkling apple cider (8.4 fl. oz). *Amazon affiliate links.
Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin – Craig and Eva Sanders Photography
Personalized labels on mini Jack Daniels bottles – Army Pants and Flip Flops
Patron Tequila Silver – Sandra Tenuto Photography, via The Knot
Mini Verdi Spumante bottles – Everyday Occasions by Jenny Steffens Hobick
Bourbon (Maker’s Mark) and Coke – via Pinterest
Firefly Sweet Tea Flavored Vodka – Richard Bell Photography, via A Low Country Wedding
Mini Bailey’s Irish Cream bottles – BHG.com
Updated October 4, 2019
We’ve scoured the Web for more ideas! Here are our updated finds for you:
1 – Dewar’s® 12 Year Old 5cl ‘Mini’ Whisky
Why we love this – Perfect for the bride and groom celebrating their Scottish heritage! Comes packaged in an elegant box with vintage-inspired labeling. The bottle is equally nice! Has flavor hints of vanilla, dark caramel, and sultanas.
Where to buy – Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery (only for UK delivery)
2 – Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur 5cl Miniature
Why we love this – For the couple with a honeymoon in France, give you guests a little piece of the fun! These bottles are packaged with a signature wax seal. This orange liqueur and cognac combination is made from a special orange variety grown in the Caribbean.
Where to buy – Amazon UK
3 – Ocean Vodka Maui (50ml)
Why we love this – An irresistibly cute bottle! This organic vodka is handcrafted in Maui. They are ideal for a destination wedding in Hawaii. Place them in your OOT bags!
4 – Captain Morgan – Rum Cannon Blast (50ml)
Why we love this – Give them as favors for a Jamaican-inspired rehearsal dinner. Comes in a hip bottle with an orb-like bottle.
Where to buy – McKinley Wine & Spirits
5 – Smirnoff Green Apple Vodka 50ml Flavored Vodka
Why we love this – Ideal for a fall wedding reception with a rustic charm. This apple-flavored vodka is presented in a gorgeous emerald green bottle.
Where to buy – Haskells
6 – Skyy Vodka – CA (50ml nip)
Why we love this – Fresh and modern is what comes to mind! Considered as the smoothest vodka around, SKYY Vodka comes in a cool blue bottle with silver lettering. Love the minimalist look!
Where to buy – Gnarly Wines
7 – Chambord Liqueur Royale de France 50ml
Why we love this – The iconic bottle had us at “hello!” For the sophisticated couple, give this premium black raspberry liqueur as favors with a distinct French flair.
Where to buy – Argonaut Liqour
8 – Malibu Original Caribbean Rum
Why we love this – Sweet and fun! Give these bottles of flavored rum as favors for a beach reception. Guests can enjoy their own tropical cocktail when given as part of wedding welcome bags.
Where to buy – Drizly
9 – Kahlúa Ready-to-Drink Bottles
Why we love this – Comes in a 200ml or a larger 1.75L size and available in flavors: White Russian, Vanilla White Russian, Mudslide, and Kahlúa with Milk. *Please note these are minis.
Where to buy – Kahlúa