Love is in the air – and in your glass!
It’s Valentine’s Day, a day filled with lots of flowers, gifts, and of course, romance. If you and bae have chosen to skip the crowded restaurant scene tonight and prepare a sensual at home dinner instead, then you’ll need a sexy cocktail or two to round out the evening and get you in the mood.
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Check out these romantic cocktails that are the perfect excuse to get closer to your sweetheart and toast in the name of love.
1 of 4 Photo Credit: D'usse
INGREDIENTS: 2 oz- D’USSE Cognac 1.5 oz- Crème de Cacao .5 oz- Simple Syrup 3- Fresh raspberries 3 Dashes- Chocolate Molé Bitters METHOD: Muddle Raspberries and Simple Syrup in a shaker. Add D’USSE Cognac, Crème de Cacao and Bitters. Shake vigorously with Ice. Double strain into a chilled Coup Glass. Garnish with fresh raspberries on a skewer.
2 of 4 Photo Credit: Moët & Chandon
INGREDIENTS: 1oz Muddled Strawberries 1 oz Vodka ½ oz Pinot Noir 4oz Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial METHOD: Combine ingredients, stir well and garnish with fresh strawberries.
3 of 4 Photo Credit: Bacardi
INGREDIENTS: 1.5 parts BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro 0.75 part Fresh Lemon Juice 0.5 part St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur 0.25 part Honey 2 Blackberries Martini and Rossi Prosecco METHOD: Muddle blackberries in a tin, and pour all cocktail ingredients in. Shake and strain into coupe glass. Top with Martini and Rossi Prosecco and garnish with a Blackberry-speared purple orchid.
4 of 4 Photo Credit: Santa Teresa 1796
INGREDIENTS: 1.5 oz Santa Teresa 1796 .5 oz White Crème de Cacao .75 oz Raspberry Syrup .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 1 oz egg white METHOD: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake without ice. Add ice and shake vigorously. Double strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with dehydrated raspberry powder.
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