Want a Wedding Everyone Will Talk About? Start With Your Signature Cocktail

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Your wedding, without a doubt, will be one of the most unforgettable moments of your life. But what about for your guests? Even after all of the musicians are hired, cake is ordered, and décor is decided on, what will your guests be talking about months later? Maybe it will be how sweet your vows were, or your brother’s embarrassing speech. Of course, your guests care about you, but here’s how to stun them with the signature wedding cocktail of a lifetime. Crafthouse by Fortessa® is a comprehensive line of authentic barware for the aspiring mixologist. World Champion bartender Charles Joly has collaborated with industry-leading designer and manufacturer of tableware, Fortessa Tableware Solutions, to create Crafthouse by Fortessa®, the bar collection that will raise home mixology to the highest level of professional-made craft cocktails. But you don’t need years of training to be on par with Joly. Try one of his famous recipes at your reception. This one was originally served at the 2016 Emmy Awards, and Joly has revised the recipe to be easier to make at home. Start by brewing 1 cup of strong chamomile and lavender tea, removing the bags and herbs, and stirring in an equal volume of sugar until dissolved, to make a syrup. Then chill. Combine 1 ½ ounces of Ketel One Vodka, ¾ ounce of your chamomile-lavender syrup, ½ ounce of Cocchi Americano, ¾ ounce of fresh lemon juice, and 2 ounces of soda water. The Moonlighter Cocktail’s simple elegance offers a refreshing and floral note to any evening. The collection also includes a Boston Shaker, Jigger, Hawthorne Strainer, Muddler, Mixing Glass, Bar Spoon, Julep Strainer, Smash Cup, Channel Knife, Peeler, Bar Knife, Bar Board, and Ice Scoop and Bucket. They even have something that you probably have never heard of, but is the signature piece of the lineup: The Smoking Box™, a chest for smoking cocktails. The Double Old Fashioned, Collins, Martini and Cocktail Coupe glassware are all made of Schott Zwiesel Tritan® lead-free crystal for durability and brilliance and made in Germany and hand-cut in the USA. Charles Joly wants you to have one less thing to stress about on your wedding day with his exquisite signature cocktail, that will ensure your guests are well-hydrated and have a great time. For a cocktail that’s as unique and special as the wedding couple, trust Charles Joly and Crafthouse by Fortessa®. Update: The Crafthouse by Fortessa® collection is now available at Williams-Sonoma!
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