Planning a romantic meal or just enjoying the single life with friends and can’t decide which drink will shake it up, you ask?
Well, we’ve selected a variety of options to tickle your tastebuds, so treat yourself and fall in love at first sip with one of these festive Valentines Day cocktails or two, whilst still making it on time to your morning zoom meeting.
Plus, they’re suuuper easy to make! Which means only one thing… more glasses for you! Cheers!
In a cocktail shaker, combine 3 ounces gin, 1 ounce lime juice, and 1 ounce elderflower liquor. Add ice and shake for 10 seconds. Strain cocktail over ice in a cocktail glass and top with 5 ounces rosé champagne.
Rose Aperol Spritz
Fill a wine glass with ice, then add 1 ounce Aperol, 2 ounces simple syrup, 2 ounces sparkling rosé, and then 1 ounce grapefruit juice. Feel free to garnish with a grapefruit peel “rose.”
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1½ ounces Absolut Original, ½ ounce crème de cacao, 1 ounce raspberry puree, and 1 part room-temperature espresso. Shake all ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with cocoa shavings.
Be My Galentine
Combine ½ ounce amaretto and 1½ ounces cherry cocktail juice in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with 3 ounces Barefoot Bubbly Red Moscato. Stir gently and garnish with cherries.
Grapefruit Tequila Mojito
Place 6 to 10 fresh mint leaves in a sturdy glass. Squeeze in juice from 1 lime and use a muddler to gently crush the mint. Stir in 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice, 2 tablespoons simple syrup, and 1½ ounces tequila, and strain if desired. Add 1 cup ice and ⅓ cup seltzer water. Garnish the glass with a mint spring and a lime wedge.