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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2 oz Herradura Silver Tequila
1 oz Light Creme de Cacao
1 oz Double Cream
1/2 oz Chambord Raspberry Liqueur
In a cocktail shaker with ice, add Herradura tequila, white crème de cacao, double cream and Chambord. Shake for 15 seconds. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass, add a spear of fresh raspberries and serve.
5 parts Champagne
1 part Crème de Cassis
Add the Crème de Cassis to the bottom of the glass, then top up with sparkling wine.
1/4 part Simple Syrup
3/4 part Lemon Juice
1 part St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
2 parts Hendrick's Gin
Shake and strain over fresh rocks in a collins glass. Top with Champagne. Garnish with strawberry.
3 oz Champagne
1 oz Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
2 pieces Pineapple
Muddle the pineapple pieces and cointreau in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add vodka and pineapple juice and stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with Champagne.