Valentine's Day is just one week away and with that people everywhere are going wild for all the sweets they can get their hands on. Chocolate truffles, cuddly teddy bears, mushy Valentine's cards, you name it and someone's buying it.

But what if you or your sweetie are more spirits-minded? Hoping to share the evening over a few flirty drinks instead of the traditional romance movies and heavy dinners. You've come to the right place!

We've put together a list of easy and beautiful go-to cocktails for this Valentine's Day, great to impress your date before Valentine's Day dinner or whip up for a holiday gathering with friends.

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