Celebrate Valentine’s Day at your bar with even more Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes!
Spa Girl Love Potion No. 9 Cocktail
4 oz. Spa Girl Cocktail Peach Vodka Cocktail
2 oz Cranberry Juice
½ oz Lemongrass Jalapeño Simple Syrup (Check out this super simple DIY recipe)
Splash of club soda
Pour Spa Girl Peach, simple syrup, and cranberry juice into a shaker with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Strain and pour into your cocktail glass of choice. Add a splash of club soda. Garnish with fresh edible flowers, or pomegranate seeds.
Recipe by Spa Girl Cocktails.
Recuerdo Mezcal Besito
1.5oz Recuerdo Mezcal Joven
1oz pomegranate Juice
.5oz cinnamon syrup (1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 1-2 sticks cinnamon – break apart the cinnamon sticks and heat alongside the water and sugar to a gentle boil and reduce to a simmer for 1-2 minutes while stirring. Pull off the heat and allow to sit 30-60 minutes to infuse the cinnamon. Cool and strain the cinnamon.)
Shake the Recuerdo Mezcal, pomegranate juice and cinnamon syrup over ice, strain into a chilled coupe glass, top with chilled prosecco, and garnish with the pomegranate grains and a peppermint leaf.
Recipe by Recuerdo Mezcal.
20 ml Gin XII
70 ml Rinquinquin
20 ml roses syrup
20 ml lime juice
70 ml sparkling water
Mix all the ingredients in a shaker and top with sparkling water.
Recipe made for Gin XII by Helene Rogeon, Oenologist at Distilleries et Domaines de Provence.
1 ½ parts Redemption High Rye Bourbon
½ part Montenegro Amaro
¼ part orgeat syrup
1 part fresh lemon juice
1 dash cardamom bitters
2 dashes rose water
Rose bud for garnish
Shake all ingredients with ice. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a rose bud.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Redemption Whiskey.
Russian Standard Berry Be Mine
1.5 oz Russian Standard Original Vodka
1 oz Real strawberry purée
3 Basil leaves
1 oz Fresh lemon juice
Splash soda water
Strawberries and basil leaf for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberry purée, basil leaves, and lemon juice. Add Russian Standard Original Vodka and shake until combined. Strain into a Collins glass, add a splash of soda and garnish with strawberries and a basil leaf.
Recipe by Russian Standard Vodka.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry
1 oz. Van Gogh Blue Vodka
1 oz. Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka
1 oz. The Perfect Purée Strawberry Puree, thawed
1/2 oz. POM Wonderful Juice
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, strain and serve into a coupe glass.
Recipe by Students of the Institute of Culinary Education Cocktail Lab with Jonathan Pogash. Photo by The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley.
1 oz Fresh Victor Cactus Pear & Pomegranate
.5 oz Fresh Victor Lemon Sour
.5 oz Benedictine
4 oz Brut rose sparkling wine
In a champagne flute or wine glass, add the Fresh Victor and Benedictine, then slowly top with the wine.
Recipe by Fresh Victor.
1.0 oz. Brockmans Gin
0.75 oz. Beetroot juice
4.0 oz. Wild Berry Cider
Combine Brockmans Gin and Beetroot juice in a shaker with ice. Strain into a stemmed Copa glass (bowl glass) filled with ice. Top with Wild Berry Cider and give it a gentle stir. Garnish with a very thin slice of dehydrated beetroot and edible flowers for a touch of spring.
Recipe by Brockmans Gin.
1.0 oz. Brockmans Gin
0.5 oz. Rose liqueur
Squeeze Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
2.0 oz. Sweet Rosé Wine
Combine Brockmans Gin, Rose Liqueur, lemon juice and Rosé wine in a shaker with ice. Strain contents into a large, stemmed wine glass filled with crushed ice. Alternatively combine all ingredients in a blender with ice. Blend until the ice is crushed and scoop into a large, stemmed wine glass. Garnish with sugared or fresh rose petals.