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Valentine’s Day Cocktails 2020

By February 13, 2020Top News

With love in the air and sweet treats to delight in, let cocktails play a role in setting the ambiance table side, too. Some inspirational ideas await.


Brockmans Cosmopolitan 

  • 1 ¼ oz. Brockmans Gin
  • ½ oz. Orange liqueur
  • ½ oz. Fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. Cranberry juice
  • Lime twist and star anise garnish

Method:ombine Brockmans, Orange liqueur, fresh lime juice, cranberry juice and a handful of ice in a shaker.

Shake and strain into a chilled stemmed glass and serve with a lime twist and star anise.

 


Southside Kiss

  • 2 oz .Empress 1908 Gin
  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • ¾ oz. Simple Syrup
  • Mint Leaves
  • Cherry and Mint leaves(for garnish)

Method: Muddle, shake on ice and strain into a chilled glass.

Garnish with a mint leaf and a premium cherry.

 

 

 


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Ruby Fizz

  • 1½ oz. Old Forester 86 Proof
  • ½ oz. Ginger Syrup
  • 2 oz. Raspberry Lambic
  • 2 oz. Club Soda
  • 2 droppers Old Forester Hummingbird Bitters

Method: Old Forester and warm ginger harmonize as a grounding base for this juicy, refreshing raspberry lambic fizz cocktail. The bitters accent with citrus and cardamom.

Combine all ingredients in Collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with lemon peel.

 


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Red Velvet Cake

  • 1 oz Amarula Cream Liqueur
  • ⅔ oz Red Berry Vodka
  • ⅔ oz Beetroot Juice
  • ⅔ oz. White Chocolate Syrup
  • ⅓ oz Grenadine

Method: “Roll” ingredients (pour back and forth between mixing glasses).

Fine strain into martini glass. Garnish with vanilla foam.

 


Love In Vain

  • 2 oz. Bumbu Rum
  • 1 oz. Grenadine
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz.  Ginger Syrup
  • Candied Ginger (for garnish)

Method: In a mixing glass add all ingredients and shake vigorously.

Double strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with a heart-shaped candied ginger piece.

 

 


A Martini by Any Other Name

  • 2 oz. Hendrick’s Gin
  • 75 oz. Lillet Rose
  • 25 oz. Italicus
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 3 muddled rose petals

Serve: Stirred, Nick & Nora glass, garnish with a rose petal fan.

Recipe and photo from The New York EDITION.

 


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