Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to experiment with fun and flirty drink creations that test the limits of your guests’ palates. Whether your customers are single or committed anyone can fall head over heels for a new cocktail. Here are some of our top picks.
Created by Mixologist Claire Smith of Belvedere Vodka
2 oz. Belvedere Vodka
¼ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Lemon Juice
Dash Egg White
Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a raspberry.
Courtesy of Pucker Vodka
1 ½ parts Pucker Vodka Cherry Tease
4 Fresh Cherries (pitted)1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
2 Basil Leaves (torn)
Add Fresh Cherries to cocktail shaker; muddle. Add all remaining ingredients to cocktail shaker. Shake, double strain and pour into a coupe glass.
The Tart Heart
Courtesy of Lexington Social House
1 1/2oz Pink grapefruit vodka
3/4oz Maraschino liquor
1/2oz Lime juice
1/2oz Simple syrup
Dash of pomegranate bitters
Shake all ingredients and strain over ice. Float black raspberry liqueur. Garnish with a sprig of Mint.
Chocolate Covered Cherry Bomb
Courtesy of RumChata
2 parts RumChata
1 part chocolate vodka
1 part cherry vodka
Shake all ingredients and serve over ice in a martini glass.
Sandeman Chocolate Passion
Created by Mixologist Jason Littrell
3 parts Sandeman Founders Reservea