As much as the love hater’s might try and deny it, Valentine’s Day is very much for all the lovers out there. It’s for all the sweethearts, boo’s, cupid’s, couples, and everything in between. (Oh and don’t worry love haters, my last Valentine’s Day post will be dedicated to you guys.) There’s something very romantic about sipping on a well-put together cocktail especially if it’s made by someone you care about. So this Valentine’s Day break out your shaker and martini glasses and whip up one of these seductive, flirty cocktails from Belvedere Vodka, SKYY Infusions, Three Olives Vodka and more. (Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any Valentine’s Day cheesiness that may or may not be included in this post.)
Strawberry Seduction (Pictured Above)
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Wild Strawberry
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz. Apple Juice
½ oz. Honey Solution
2 Medium Basil Leaves
2 Medium Strawberries
Muddle basil, strawberries and lemon juice. Add remaining ingredients. Shake and double strain into coupe glass.
2 oz Belvedere Unfiltered
2 bar spoons Sweet Vermouth
Dash lavender bitters
Stir over ice and serve over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
2 oz. Three Olives Whipped Cream Vodka
1 oz. Chocolate Syrup
1 oz. Coffee Liqueur
1 oz. Dark Crème De Cacao Liqueur
Drizzle chocolate syrup in a martini glass. Combine vodka, dark creme de cacao liqueur, and coffee liqueur in shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into martini glass. Top with whipped cream and garnish with maraschino cherry.
1 ounce Shellback Spiced Rum
1 ounce Red Vermouth
1/4 ounce Campari
1 1/2 ounces Extra Dry Champagne
Maraschino Cherry Garnish
Combine rum, red vermouth and Campari in mixing glass with ice. Shake or stir according to preference. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Top with extra dry champagne. Garnish with maraschino cherry.
2 parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
2 drops rose water
½ tsp agave syrup
2 parts seltzer
Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with a single, elegant rose petal (optional).