Drunk In Love: Valentine’s Day Cocktails For You & Yours was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
1. Warm & Fuzzy Feelings
If you’re celebrating with that special someone this Valentine’s Day, make it one to remember by snuggling together and sipping the night away with these delicious drinks! We’ve got all the bases covered–for those who love strong and those who love light–there’s enough intoxication here for you all. Happy V Day! Now go drink with the one you’re with!
2. GODIVA Chocolate Martini
1 1/2 oz GODIVA Chocolate, White Chocolate or Dark Chocolate Liqueur
3/4 oz CIROC Vodka
GODIVA Chocolate Truffle for Garnish
Combine your GODIVA Liqueur of choice with CIROC Vodka in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with your favorite GODIVA chocolate truffle.
3. Hot Chocolate Love Affair
Created by NYC Mixologist Lauren Davis
1 1/4 oz GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur
3/4 oz Zacapa Rum
1/3 oz Simple Syrup
Hot Water to Top
Whipped Cream for Garnish
Pour GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur, Zacapa Rum and simple syrup into a mug and stir. While stirring, top with hot water. Top with a dollop of homemade whipped cream.
1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
2 parts JDK & Sons™ 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
5 cherries (pitted and stemmed)
1 tbsp agave nectar
1 part fresh lime juice
1 part club soda
Muddle together cherries, lime juice and agave nectar. Strain into shaker. Add in orange liqueur, tequila, and ice and shake. Top with club soda and garnish with cherries.
5. Cupid’s Potion
2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part fresh lemon juice
¼ part agave nectar
¼ part ginger syrup
1 tsp. puréed canned chipotle in adobe
½ lime, quartered lengthwise
1 strip red bell pepper, for garnish
1 small piece beef jerky, for garnish
Combine lemon juice, agave nectar, ginger syrup, chipotle purée, and lime wedges in a cocktail shaker and muddle together. Add ice, tequila & stir. Pour into glass.
6. Peppermint Martini
2 ounces rokz cranberry infused vodka
4 dashes of white creme de menthe
2.5 oz cranberry juice
garnish: cocktail sugar rim, peppermint of course
Infuse your favorite vodka with rokz cranberry infusion. Combine the vodka, creme de menthe and cranberry juice in a shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with rokz peppermint sugar.
7. Spring Breeze Cocktail
1.5 ounces cranberry infused vodka
3 ounces cranberry juice
1.5 ounces grapefruit juice
garnish: citrus petals sugar rim, slice of lime
Infuse your favorite vodka with rokz cranberry infusion. Combine the vodka, cranberry & grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Rim a tall glass with rokz citrus petals sugar & fill with ice. Strain the mixture into glass.
8. Winter Cosmo
2 ounces rokz cranberry infused spiced rum
1 oz triple sec
1.5 oz cranberry juice
.25 oz lime juice
Garnish: rokz sweet heat cocktail sugar rim
Infuse your favorite-spiced rum with rokz cranberry infusion. Rim a chilled glass with rokz sweet heat cocktail sugar. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain over a couple of large ice cubes. Enjoy
9. Dark Icy Heart
1 oz. Stoli Razz
1 oz. Café Patron XO Dark
Splash of Peppermint Schnapps
Shake and strain into a Martini Glass.
10. Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach Cosmo
Created by mixologist George Carney
2 oz Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach
1 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a twist.
11. Devil’s Spiked Tea
4 oz. Tea & Honey Strawberry Acai Tea
1 oz. Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila
Muddle mint and strawberries in a shaker. Add the Lipton Tea & Honey Iced Tea, tequila and ice in a shaker. Strain into a glass. Top with Prosecco and serve
12. Cascade Ice Love Potion Pizzazz
Mix 2oz of Cascade Ice’s Pomegranate Berry with 1oz of vodka. Add a garnish of fresh cherries and you’re ready to go!
13. Cascade Ice Blushing Sparkler
Mix 1oz of whipped vodka, 4oz of Cascade Ice Pink Grapefruit, the juice of a lemon wedge and a handful of ice in a mixer. Pour the cocktail into a chilled glass and garnish with lemon wedges.
14. Cascade Ice Passion Pucker
Pour 1.5oz of tequila and 3oz of Cascade Ice Black Raspberry over crushed ice into your mixer. Next, add the juice of a lime wedge and a handful of raspberries. Garnish the cocktail with an orange wedge and you’re ready to serve!
15. Pomegranate Kiss
4 ounces of VOGA Italia Premium Sparkling
1 ounce of vanilla flavored vodka
A splash of pomegranate juice
Strawberries for garnish
Add VOGA Italia, vodka, and pomegranate juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake gently. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with strawberries.
16. Valentine’s Night Romance
1oz Pineapple rum
1 oz Vodka
1oz Pineapple Juice
½ bottle of Pink Grapefruit Sparkling ICE
Stir gently rum, vodka and pineapple juice and garnish with mint. Finish with Grapefruit ICE
1 oz gin
1/2 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar)
1/2 oz. lemon juice
Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine
Combine gin, sugar, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an iced champagne glass. Fill with Champagne. Garnish with a twist of lemon.
18. Camus Passion
1 ½ oz. CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac
¾ oz. sweetened condensed milk
¾ oz. passion fruit concentrate
Combine all ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with an edible flower.
19. Karamel Kiss
1 oz. Sobieski Karamel Vodka
½ oz. crème de cocoa dark
¾ oz. rum
½ oz. whipped cream
½ oz. vanilla syrup
Swirl chocolate and caramel syrup in a martini glass. In a shaker with ice, add Sobieski Karamel Vodka, crème de Cocoa dark, whipped cream, rum and vanilla syrup. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cocoa sprinkle.
20. Cupid’s Arrow
1 oz. Lucid Absinthe
1 oz. raspberry liqueur
1 oz. lemonade or sour mix
2 oz. ginger ale
1 lemon wedge for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice and add raspberry liqueur, Lucid Absinthe and lemonade. Shake vigorously. Pour into a glass and top with ginger ale. Add a lemon wedge and serve.
21. Love, Laphroaig®
2 parts Laphroaig® Quarter Cask
1/2 part Cynar
1/2 part Apricot Brandy
2-3 dashes Angostura Bitters
Place all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice and stir. Strain into a tall highball glass and garnish with a brandied cherry.
22. Laphroaig® The Perfect Gentleman
1 1⁄2 parts Laphroaig® 10-Year-Old Scotch Whisky
3⁄4 part DeKuyper® Crème de Cacao Dark
1 1⁄2 parts Heavy Cream
2-3 dashes Orange Bitters
Shake vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled stemless cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh shaved chocolate.
23. A Hopeless Romantic
1.5 oz. Tequila
1.5 oz. Amoretti Premium Strawberry Martini Mix
1/4 oz. Amoretti Premium Aged Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 oz. Fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 oz. Triple sec
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice for 10 seconds. Strain over fresh ice. Alternatively, blend 6 ounces of ice and blend on high for 15 seconds. Run a slice of lime around the rim of your glass and dip in salt. Pour.
24. A Buzzin’ Roses
1 oz. Vodka
1.5 oz. Amoretti Premium Pomegranate Martini Mix
1/2 teaspoon (or 1/2 pump) Amoretti Premium Rose Syrup
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain over fresh ice. Garnish with pomegranate arils and a rose petal.