Nothing spells romance like a cozy date night at home. Mix in a soft candle light, an old school R&B playlist and their favorite meal, and you’re sure to get bae in the mood. But if you’re really looking to score points, you’ve got to make sure your cocktail game is in order too.
The trick to making a great cocktail at home is to find drinks that are easy to make and help keep the mood flowing. These three cocktails are simple, fun, fresh and sure to leave an impression that will take your night from romantic to steamy in no time.
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1 of 3 Photo Credit: Moët
Put your spell on bae with this love potion. RECIPE 1oz Lychee puree (preferably Boiron) - 1 oz Vodka - ½oz Pinot Noir - 4oz Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial METHOD: Stir and garnish with 1 lychee in a pick
2 of 3 Photo Credit: D’USSE
The say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice, and this will not disappoint. RECIPE 1.5 oz D’USSE Cognac 1 oz St Germain Elderflower .5 oz Fresh lemon juice 4 Blackberries 5 Mint leaves GARNISH Fresh blackberries and mint leaves on metal skewer METHOD Muddle St Germain, min and blackberries in a shaker. Add D’USSE, lemon juice, and ice, shaking vigorously until cold. Strain into a crushed ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish with a skewer of fresh blackberries and mint.
3 of 3 Photo Credit: Kimoto Rooftop Brooklyn
Remind bae of why they fell in love with you in the first place with this sweet drink. RECIPE 3 oz Kiku Kimoto Junmai Daiginjo Sake 3/4 oz Homemade Date Syrup 1/2 oz St Germain French Elderflower liqueur 1/2 oz fresh squeezed lemon METHOD Put all ingredients together and shake with ice Strain into a Coupe Glass GARNISH Top with Date and Mint
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