Impress your Valentine this year with one of our delicious Valentine Cocktails.
Let’s face it, life is hectic! Sometimes it’s all you can do to get dinner on the table for your loved ones, let alone make a nice romantic dinner for you and your significant other. Well whip up one of these yummy Valentine’s Day cocktails, sit down with your Valentine and take at least a few moments to have a drink together. We promise you will impress your Valentine with one of these.
Make it a great day, you deserve it!
White Strawberry Sangria
1 (750 ml) bottle dry white wine, such as pinot grigio or sauvignon blanc
1/2 cup strawberry schnapps
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 whole strawberry (optional)
1 Stir wine, schnapps and sugar together in a 2-quart pitcher’til sugar dissolves. 2 Add sliced strawberries and chill 1 to 4 hours.
3 Serve over ice, and garnish with whole strawberries, if you want.
Cosmopolitan Raspberry Twist
4 fluid ounces smirnoff raspberry vodka, chilled in freezer
1 fluid ounce triple sec
1 fresh lime juice
3 fluid ounces cranberry juice
2 frozen raspberries
2 slices fresh limes
1 Put all ingredients into a shaker add as much ice as you can and give a good shake.
2 Pour straight up or over ice.
3 Garnish with lime slices and frozen raspberries which helps keep it chilled.
Amore Vietato (Forbidden Love)
– 2 oz. gin
– 1 oz. blood orange juice
– Dash simple syrup, 2 strawberries
– 4 slices of cucumber
1 Muddle fruit with simple syrup
2 Add gin and blood orange juice.
3 Shake and strain into a martini glass.
4 Garnish with strawberry, cucumber spiral and orange peel hearts.
Bailey’s Cool Raspberry
2 ounces Baileys Original Irish Cream
1 Place 4-5 raspberries at the bottom of a rocks glass and lightly muddle them.
2 Top with crushed ice.
3 Add Baileys Irish Cream.
4 Garnish with three speared raspberries.
*Image courtesy of Bailey’s