Just like heart-shaped chocolates, fresh flowers and the colors pink and red, romantic cocktails should be a part of your Valentine’s Day plans. Whether you’re mixing up a batch of tequila-based spicy hot chocolate or a love potion featuring vodka, peach purée and Champagne, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite seductive drinks. Get in the mood for love with these 11 cocktails.
Save the plain Champagne for other celebrations. Add a little intrigue by creating your own strawberry shrub to mix into sparkling wine. A little bit of white crème de cacao makes this masterpiece taste so much like a chocolate-covered strawberry you won’t mind skipping dessert.
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