We’ve gone back into the archives and revamped a few faves to make these Valentine’s Day cocktails perfect for romance.
Recipe: Grand Monaco
This recipe is reminiscent of that New Years’ toast. Direct from the creator’s of Grand Marnier® and Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne, this is the perfect cocktail for toasting to love!
1 1⁄2 oz. Grand Marnier® Raspberry Peach
3 ½ oz. Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne
Pour the Grand Marnier® Raspberry Peach into a champagne flute. Top off with Veuve Clicquot. Enjoy responsibly.
Recipe: The Angel of Love
Makes 2 cocktails
This cocktail is a neat little variation on our Super Bowl Sunday cocktail we demonstrated live on FOX 43. Inspired by celebrity mixologist Alex Ott, I’ve spiced it up a bit to quench cupid’s thirst
Ginger Sugar to rim glass
Rosebuds and Petals, to garnish
2 ounces (1/4 cup) (ginger) Snap® Liqueur, OR 2 ounces (1/4 cup) ginger ale
1 ounce (about 1/8 cup) blackberry liqueur (optional)
2 ounces (1/4 cup) cherry infused vodka
Generous splash of cranberry juice
Dry sparkling wine OR club soda
Combine ginger liqueur, blackberry liqueur (if using), infused vodka and cranberry juice over ice. Stir. Pour into a Ginger Sugar rimmed martini glass. Add sparkling wine or club soda floater and garnish with a rose petal.
Recipe: Spiced Bourbon
Makes 1 cocktail
Try this recipe for instant home-made “spiced moonshine”. Warming and delicious to sip on a winter’s night, this just might be your perfect night cap on a cozy Valentine’s Day.
Ginger Sugar, to rim glass
2 ounces high quality bourbon
1 teaspoon honey
Rim your glass with Ginger Sugar. Carefully pour honey into bottom of glass. Add bourbon. Add a few Star Anise, Cloves, and Allspice Berries. Add the Cinnamon Stick and carefully pour 1 ounce (about 2 tablespoons) very hot water directly over the spices to release aromatics. Swirl. Serve.