Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Sweet and Sexy Valentine's Themed Cocktails plus Awesome App!

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and this year a lot of couples are taking it easy and having date night at the house.  What's Valentine's Day without themed cocktails?  Spice up your night for you and hubby by giving one of these fabulous drinks a try.  Here are 4 classic cocktail ideas all with a winter twist! 

These will be perfect for Valentine's Day- shaken or stirred for the hubby ; )

Berry Sweetheart

• 2 oz red cranberry juice
• 2 oz apple juice
• 1 oz honey
• maraschino cherry for garnish
• 1 ½ oz Stolichnaya vodka

Preparation: Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add the juices and honey to a mixing glass. Stir the ingredients with a bar spoon. Pour the contents of the mixing glass into the highball glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Agave Kiss

•    2 oz Milagro Tequila
• 1 oz white creme de cacao
• 1 oz double cream
• 1/2 oz Chambord liqueur
• white chocolate flakes for rimming
• fresh raspberries for garnish

Preparation: In a cocktail shaker with ice, add tequila, white crème de cacao, double cream and Chambord. Shake for 15 seconds. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass, rimmed with white chocolate, add a spear of fresh raspberries, and serve.

Cherub’s Cup

• 1 part elderflower liqueur
• 2 parts Stolichnaya vodka or Hendricks Gin
• 3/4 part fresh lemon juice
• 1/4 shot simple syrup
• 1 part muddled strawberry
• top with sparkling wine
• strawberry for garnish

Preparation: Shake and strain over fresh rocks in a collins glass. Top with champagne. Garnish with a strawberry.


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