Let’s raise a toast to the season of love! With your forever partner, let’s make this Valentine’s Day extra special with some festive cocktails.
With Valentine’s Day coming up and the season of love celebrations around the corner, bring in this joyous season with cocktails sure to raise your spirits. Raise a toast to your partner by elevating your make-at-home drinking experience this year with some exciting cocktails.
Why create make-at-home festive cocktails to celebrate Valentine’s Day?
Creating your own make-at-home festive cocktails for Valentine’s Day is a great way to bring the romance of the holiday right into your home. Not only can you create custom drinks that are tailored to your taste, but it is also a great way to customize the special night and make it even more meaningful.
You can go for a classic romantic cocktail, something sweet, or something with a twist. So this Valentine’s Day, surprise your partner with a special cocktail and make the night even more romantic and memorable. Creating your own custom Valentine’s Day drinks can be a fun and intimate experience that is sure to create lasting memories.
The Ultimate Romantic cocktails and their recipes to set the mood for Valentine’s Day
Love at first sip! From Love Potion to Cupid’s Kiss and Bewitched to Love Tonic, these heart-stopping cocktails have you awestruck and falling head over heels in no time. Feel the ‘love’ with the perfect make-at-home recipes that will be sure to leave you spellbound.
Combine 2 ounces of vodka, 1-ounce simple syrup, and 1-ounce lime juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a raspberry or strawberry for the perfect Valentine’s drink!
Mix together 2 ounces of cranberry vodka, 1 ounce of raspberry-flavored liqueur, and 2 ounces of orange juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. This drink is sure to make your Valentine swoon!
For this delicious cocktail, combine 3 ounces of rum, 1-ounce lemon juice, and 1-ounce simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top it off with a few drops of rosewater for an extra dose of romance!
Combine 2 ounces of orange-flavored vodka, 2 ounces of cranberry juice, and 1-ounce of simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel for the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail!
Mix together 1-1/2 ounces tequila, 3/4 ounce triple sec, 1-ounce lime juice, and 1/4 ounce simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled margarita glass rimmed with sugar or salt. Enjoy this sweet drink with your special someone!
Make this romantic cocktail by combining 2 ounces of gin, 1-ounce elderflower liqueur, and 1/2 ounce lemon juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top it off with some tonic water and a sprig of rosemary for an extra special touch!
Make this easy Valentine’s cocktail by mixing together 2 ounces gin, 1-ounce elderflower liqueur, and 2 ounces tonic water in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a slice of orange for an extra dose of love!
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Martini
Combine 2 ounces vodka, 1-ounce cherry liqueur, and 1-ounce chocolate syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry for the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail!
Virgin Love Potion
Make this non-alcoholic favorite by combining 2 ounces of cranberry juice, 1-ounce pineapple juice, and 1/2 ounce lime juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a raspberry or strawberry for the perfect Valentine’s Day drink!
Mix together 2 ounces of vodka, 1-ounce cranberry juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a few cranberries for the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail!
Craft classic cocktails
Here are a few festive cocktails to try your hand at before you decide to check out some more exotic ones.
You can quench your thirst for something zesty with the tangy and aromatic Gondhoraj Margarita, the sweet Kiwi Margarita, the bold and spicy Coorg Tamarind Margarita, the refreshing and fruity Strawberry Margarita, and the punchy Aam Panna Margarita.
You may like to craft a classic or opt for something adventurous and new, but these festive cocktails will be sure to create some unforgettable moments!
For chocolate lovers, this is the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail. Simply combine chocolate liqueur, vodka, and coffee liqueur with a few drops of cream for an indulgent sweet treat that’s sure to please!
Give the classic martini a Valentine’s Day spin with a rose-infused flavor. Simply mix together vodka, dry vermouth, and a splash of rose syrup for an elegant pink hue that will get your date night off to a romantic start.
Passion Fruit Margarita
Shake up this traditional Mexican favorite with passion fruit juice for an exotic flavor that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations. Add some tequila, triple sec, and lime juice to a shaker full of ice for this festive twist on the classic margarita.
Nothing says Valentine’s Day quite like a strawberry daiquiri! This fruity mix of rum, simple syrup, lime juice, and muddled strawberries will be a refreshing and romantic drink for the special day.
Festive Cocktails – recipes for make-at-home two-some celebrations
Belvedere Berry Zest
The natural frozen cocktail recipe is made from fresh fruit prepared in a blender and served in venue glassware.
Place all ingredients with ice in a blender and blend well until smooth. Serve in a coupe or rocks glass and garnish with a blackberry.
Belvedere Bloody Sour
- 40 ml – Belvedere Vodka
- 30 ml – Italian Bitter Liqueur
- 25 ml – Fresh Lemon Juice
- 20 ml – Honey Water
- 1 egg white
- 2 dashes – Angostura Bitters
Add all ingredients to a shaker without ice and dry shake to froth egg white. Add ice and shake for a second time. Double strain into a coupe glass and garnish with either blackberries or cherries.
- 40 ml – Glenmorangie Lasanta
- 1/2 a passionfruit
- 10 ml – Ginger Syrup
- 15 ml – Pineapple Juice
- 1 dash of Vanilla Bitters
- 10 ml – Egg White
Add the whisky, tropical ginger syrup, pineapple juice, lemon juice and egg white into a cocktail shaker. Then scoop the seeds and flesh from half a passion fruit and add them too. Fill with ice cubes and shake well, then strain into a chilled martini glass. And don’t forget to bring some bling to the glass. We suggest gold leaf and a lemon twist.
Glenmorangie Orange Mingle
- 45 ml – Glenmorangie Original
- 2 ml – Orange Marmalade
- 10 ml – Aperol
- 15 ml – Lemon Juice
- 10 ml – Orange Juice
- 25 ml – Egg White
- Orange Bitters
Add all ingredients to a shaker and reverse dry shake. Double strain into a nick and nora glass. Garnish with bitters and edible flowers.
Hennessy Mata Hari
- 40 ml – Hennessy Very Special
- 30 ml – Ginger & Cinnamon Infused Sweet Vermouth
- 22 ml – Lime Juice
- 15 ml – Simple Syrup
- 22 ml – Pomegranate Juice
- 1 dash – Aromatic Bitters
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Double Strain into a coupe glass and garnish edible flowers.
Hennessy Maple Spiced Old Fashioned
- 60 ml – Hennessy Very Special
- 4 dashes – Angostura Bitters
- 7.5 ml – Homemade Spiced Maple Syrup
- Garnish: Slice of Ginger & Dehydrated Lime
Add spiced maple syrup, bitters, and Hennessy in a mixing glass full of ice.
Stir until well chilled and diluted. Strain into an old-fashioned glass with an ice block.
Garnish with a flamed cinnamon stick.
- 5ml – Agave Syrup
- 2 Dashes – Grapefruit Bitters
- 1 Dash – Orange Flower Water
- 100ml – Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne
Pour all the ingredients into the coupe glass and top with Champagne. Garnish with edible flowers.
- 110ml – Benedictine
- 15ml – Lemon Juice
- 15ml – Honey Syrup*
- 75ml – Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial
Add the first three ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake with cubed ice and strain into a champagne flute and top with Champagne.
Raise a toast to the season of love
As we raise our glasses, let’s make a toast to trying new things and getting creative in the kitchen. This Valentine’s Day, surprise your partner with an elevated at-home drinking experience by whipping up one of these festive cocktails. From a bubbly classic Champagne cocktail to a chocolatey twist on an old-fashioned, make it special for just the two of you. Get mixing! What are you waiting for?
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