While flowers and chocolates are, of course, standard on Valentine’s Day, to really impress your date, you’re going to need to get behind the bar and fix some cocktails.
To help you out, we’ve picked 10 of our favorite romantic drinks, including classic and original concoctions, that you can whip up for your sweetheart no matter what else you have planned for the evening.
These mixological love potions will certainly help you set the scene and put your Valentine in the mood. So forget cupid; you can thank us later. Cheers!
This holiday is all about couples, so fix this recipe that makes a pair of complex cocktails. It combines vodka and Cointreau with refreshing cucumber and lemon juice. The Champagne flutes are finished with some celebratory bubbly for the perfect Valentine’s aperitif.
If you’re giving your sweetheart a bouquet of roses, make sure to save a few petals for this simple and elegant bubbly tipple. It was dreamed up by talented bartender Katie Stipe and calls for lemon juice, sugar, Angostura Bitters and a topping of cremant d’Alsace rosé sparkling wine. And it’s, of course, garnished with a few delicate rose petals for just the right amount of romance.
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