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Romantic Cocktails Perfect For Valentine’s

written by Wendy Watta 8th February 2016

Mix things up this Valentine’s Day with these creative romantic cocktails.

FORBIDDEN LOVE COCKTAIL

forbidden love cocktail

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz blood orange juice
  • Dash of sugar syrup, 2 strawberries
  • 4 slices of cucumber

Muddle fruit with with sugar syrup then add gin and blood orange juice. Shake and strain into martini glass. Garnish with strawberry, cucumber spiral and orange peel hearts if desired.

CHOCOLATE MARGARITA

chocolate margarita cocktail

  • 3 parts chocolate milk
  • 1 part tequila
  • 1 part strawberry puree
  • Chocolate covered strawberry

Combine chilled chocolate milk, tequila and strawberry puree in a tall glass and stir to mix. Pour into a glass and garnish with a chocolate covered strawberry.

WHISKY OLD FLAME

whisky old flame cocktail

  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz grenadine
  • 1/2 oz sugar syrup
  • 1/2 of an egg white (optional, but it gives the drink a  lovely foam on top)
  • A few drops Angostura bitters
  • Wide lemon twist for garnish

Pour whiskey, lemon juice, grenadine, simple syrup and egg white (if using) into a shaker with plenty of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into rocks glasses. Add a few drops of bitters and float the lemon garnish on top.

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