Forget going out on Valentine’s Day. Whether your celebrating with your sweetie, hanging out with girlfriends or having a party for one, these cocktails will make the day a little sweeter.
Maple Old Fashioned (above)
Created by Pamela Wiznitzer of The Dead Rabbit, NYC
1 ½ parts Maker’s Mark Bourbon
¼ part Crown Maple Syrup
3-4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Combine Maker’s Mark Bourbon and Crown Maple in a mixing glass and stir with ice. Be sure to mix thoroughly to evenly spread the maple syrup. Add Angostura Bitters and stir before pouring into a rocks glass.
2 parts CRUZ Reposado Tequila
3 parts Choco-vine, Chocolate Wine
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass, garnish with chocolate sauce and cinnamon.
1 ½ parts Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
½ part Crème de Mure (blackberry liqueur)
½ part fresh-squeezed lime juice
½ part hibiscus tea
¼ part parts Tres Agaves Cocktail-Ready Agave Nectar
Shake all ingredients and double strain into a stemmed glass of your choice. Garnish with a lime wheel or hibiscus flower.
1 part Portón Pisco
½ part raspberry puree
½ part lemon juice
½ part cranberry juice
½ part sugar cane
Fresh raspberry for garnish
Lemon peel twist for garnish
Shake all ingredients and strain in to champagne flute – top with champagne float, skewered raspberry and lemon peel twist.