It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the holiday 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.
From sweet citrus flavors to classic champagne blends, you and your love will have a good time reconnecting while you whip up these sexy drinks and maybe even play into a bartender fantasy or two. Trust us, these romantic cocktails that are the perfect excuse to get closer to your sweetheart and toast in the name of love. Cheers!
A Rose By Any Other Name
35 mls Rose and Almond Infused Grey Goose Vodka*
10 mls Crème de Cacao Blanc
10 mls Rose Liqueur
Rose Champagne or Prosecco
Stir the Vodka and the crème de cacoa, rose liqueur and vodka. Strain into a flute and top with champagne. *Infuse 1 bottle with 4 large tablespoons of dried rose pedals. Add in 8 drops of organic almond essence. Strain the rose pedals after 1-2 days or to taste.
Photo Credit: Grey Goose
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.
Photo Credit: D'usse
Moet Rosé Glow
1oz Muddled Strawberries
1 oz Vodka
½ oz Pinot Noir
4oz Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial
Combine ingredients, stir well and garnish with fresh strawberries.
Photo Credit: Moët & Chandon
Grapefruit and Rose Ginger Spritz
1 1/2 ounces KOB Grapefruit + Rose
3 ounces Health-Ade Ginger Kombucha
1 dash Cardamom bitters
Garnish: 1 grapefruit slice
Fill a large wine glass with ice. Add the Ketel One and 1 dash of Cardamom bitters. Top with the Ginger Kombucha. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and enjoy.
Photo Credit: Ketel One
1.5 parts BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro
0.75 part Fresh Lemon Juice
0.5 part St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
0.25 part Honey
Martini and Rossi Prosecco
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.
Photo Credit: Bacardi
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.