Let’s not kid ourselves, if you’re not taken on Valentine’s Day, it’s a multiple-drinks-needed kind of holiday. Work your way through this list, because we’ve rounded up six delicious cocktails to get you ready to chat up that sexy guy making bedroom eyes at you from across the bar. Happy hunting, boys and girls, you still have another week before the 14th.
Pretty in Pink
6 ounces Q Grapefruit
1.5 ounces vodka
.5 ounces Campari
Slice of ruby ready pink grapefruit
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add vodka and then top with with Q Grapefruit. Stir gently and then drizzle on the Campari. Garnish with a slice of pink grapefruit.
6 ounces Q Ginger Beer
1 ounces Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio Organic Mescal
1 ounces Ancho Reyes Liqueur
Slice of blood orange
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add mescal and liqueur. Top with Q Ginger Beer and stir gently. Garnish with a slice of blood orange.
Cruzan® Kiss Kiss
2 parts Cruzan® Single Barrel Rum
1 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
1 splash Lemon Juice
Combine ingredients and shake with ice in a mixing glass until chilled. Stir in and pour over ice into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.
Cruzan® Cinngle Lady
1 1/2 parts Cruzan® Black Strap Rum
1 part Cruzan® Velvet Cinn™ Horchata with Rum
1/2 parts Coco Lopez® Cream of Coconut
Combine all over crushed ice and stir. Garnish with fresh grated Nutmeg.
Ultimate Cosmo Martini
1.5 ounces rokz cranberry infused vodka
1 ounce cranberry juice
1 ounce triple sec
.5 ounce fresh lime juice. Shake, strain into a sugar rimmed glass and enjoy!
Infuse your favorite vodka with rokz cran infusion. Rim a chilled glass with rokz cranberry sugar. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass.
Created by Nathan Rawlinson, All’Onda
1.25 oz. Snow Leopard Vodka
.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
.75 oz. Aperitivo Cappelletti
.75 oz. Cardamaro
Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a coupe glass.