“Hey, what’s your sign?” Even if you've never been asked this classic, cheesy pickup line, it's undoubtedly been repeated in thousands of bars over the years. Whether you religiously read your horoscope or think the astrological guidelines are all make believe, this is the season to listen up. Because don’t you want to know what your zodiac sign has in store for you—at least in terms of cocktails—during the most romantic month of the year? Scroll down to your sign to find out the cocktail you should be drinking this month.
February has some new beginnings in store for you. The welcome change will inspire you to embrace your originality, including adding a new cocktail to your repertoire. Simply add a little rum to the classic Sidecar recipe, and you get this provocatively named drink, perfect for the month of love.
You’re a romantic, even if you don’t always like to admit it. So during the month of love, you’re getting into the spirit of the season. You’ll be sipping on the Little Kiss, a three-ingredient cocktail that’s easy to put together but will make you look like a cocktail pro. Want extra bonus points? Make the strawberry shrub from scratch.
You’ve already had enough of staying in this winter. Luckily, February has a weekend getaway in store for you, so impress your companion with this elevated, spicy hot chocolate. The recipe calls for a hefty dose of tequila that’ll warm you right up and make you ready for anything.
Romance comes easy to you, so Valentine’s Day is full of uncomplicated cocktails like the Rose Colored Glass. It’s easy and bubbly, and if you actually go for the rose petal garnish, you’ll immediately win the best Valentine award.
The whole Japanese whisky craze has been piquing your curiosity, so the Green Tea Highball is your go-to this month. It’s smart, simple and sophisticated, and you’ll get your Japanese spirits education along the way. Don’t let your indecisiveness take over, though. Just pick up a few bottles and enjoy.
Your creative, highly imaginative side takes over this month as you enjoy the cooler weather and more time to yourself. The Birds & Bees, aptly named during this romantic month, uses butterfly pea flower to take the hue of your cocktail to a whole other dimension.
While everyone else is staying in this February, you’re looking for fun new experiences with the friends you love most. Your energetic spirit demands a playful cocktail, and the El Guapo is it.
You’ve been working hard—really hard. Find time to relax a bit this February, whether it’s at the spa or at home with a drink in hand. If you’re more into the later, mix things up with this twist on the classic Old Fashioned. Rum is hot these days and is a great base for a cocktail full of fall flavors with the principles of a classic.
February will have you feeling a bit cooped up, so whether you finally plan that warm weather trip or you choose to live every day like you’re at the beach, the Winterbird will keep you satisfied. This winterized version of the Mai Tai uses dark rum instead of white for a richer, fuller flavor and apricot liqueur rather than banana.
You’re still striving for uncomplicated joy in 2018, and so far, it’s working. That feeling of freedom is pretty great, right? When it comes to drinking, simple instructions and minimal ingredients are the way to go, so try the Bloody Sherry. It’s a refreshing cocktail you can drink from morning to night.
January wasn’t exactly as low-key as you thought it would be, so you’ll be itching to spend more time at home, ideally with friends and family. But just because you’re home doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a quality craft cocktail. The Mata Hari is about as impressive as they come, and the chai-infused vermouth may just become your new cocktail secret weapon.
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