Romantic Cocktails
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:00 PM | Amanda Mactas
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Valentine's Day is the most romantic holiday of the year, so why not spice up your night with some fancy cocktails? Impress your special someone by whipping up one (or all) of these flirty libations...just wait till they take effect!         

My Sassy Valentine
(Courtesy of Pucker Vodka)
1 ½ oz. Pucker Vodka Sour Apple Sass
1 strawberry
1 raspberry
Dash cherry bitters
1 oz. soda
2 oz. cranberry-pomegranate juice
Add ice to the cocktail shaker. Muddle the strawberry and raspberry in cocktail shaker; add cherry bitters. Add in all remaining ingredients to cocktail shaker. Shake and pour into a collins glass.

The Chocolate Kiss
(Courtesy of The Empire Room)
1 ½ oz. Van Gogh Dutch chocolate vodka
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. fresh orange juice
½ oz. ginger liqueur
Splash of simple syrup
1 strawberry, trimmed and sliced in half
Muddle the strawberry with the lemon and orange juices. Then add ice and remaining ingredients, and shake well. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with a pinch of ground cinnamon.

Cherry Temptress
(Courtesy of Pucker Vodka)
3 oz. Pucker Vodka Cherry Tease
1 oz. Licor 43
Splash cream
Splash soda
Add all ingredients over ice to cocktail shaker. Shake and pour into a collins glass.


Standard Raspberry Kiss
(Courtesy of Russian Standard Vodka)
1 oz. Russian Standard Vodka
¼ oz. simple syrup
4 fresh raspberries
Top with sparkling wine
Muddle the first 3 ingredients and top with sparkling wine.




Cali Be Mine
(Courtesy of Caliche Rum)
1 ½ oz. Caliche Rum
½ oz. Bianco Vermouth
2 Fresh Ginger Wheels
2 Dashes Angostura bitters
Ginger Sliver for garnish
In a cocktail shaker muddle the ginger to a puree, add the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously until well chilled, serve over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with the ginger sliver.

Tags: Liquid Courage, cocktails, valentines day cocktails, the empire room, russian standard vodka, caliche rum, joonbug, pucker vodka, valentines day