If you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail, look no further. This list contains some of the tastiest and most romantic cocktails out there. From classic martinis to fruity concoctions, this selection of drinks will make your special day extra special. Here are the 10 perfect cocktails to try this Valentines day.
Love Potion No .9 – This delicious drink is a mix of vodka, Chambord, triple sec, cranberry juice, and pineapple juice. The combination of sweet and sour flavors makes it a great choice for any romantic evening. To make this drink, combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into two glasses filled with fresh ice cubes and garnish with cherries or raspberries if desired.
French Martini – A French Martini is a sweet, yet sophisticated cocktail that is perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations. It’s made with vodka, Chambord liqueur, and pineapple juice mixed together in a shaker over ice. Shake vigorously until chilled then strain into two glasses filled with fresh ice cubes. Garnish with a cherry or raspberry if desired.
Kir Royale – This classic French cocktail is made by combining champagne or sparkling wine with crème de cassis liqueur in an 8-to-1 ratio (8 parts champagne/sparkling wine to 1 part crème de cassis). Simply pour the crème de cassis into two flutes then fill each glass almost to the top with champagne or sparkling wine before giving it all one final stir.
Scarlett Kiss – A Scarlett Kiss is a simple yet delicious twist on a traditional Vodka Martini that adds just enough sweetness from grenadine syrup to make it perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations! To make this drink combine equal parts vodka and dry vermouth in a shaker over ice then add 1 tablespoon of grenadine syrup before shaking vigorously until chilled. Strain into two glasses filled with fresh ice cubes and garnish with a lemon twist if desired.
Cupids Arrow – This fruity concoction is sure to please even the pickiest of drinkers! It’s made by combining vodka, strawberry liqueur, orange juice concentrate and 7UP in a shaker over ice before shaking vigorously until chilled. Strain into two glasses over fresh ice cubes then top off each glass with more 7UP if desired before garnishing with an orange slice if desired.
Mary Pickford – The Mary Pickford cocktail was invented by Cuban bartender Constantino Ribalaigua Vert while he was running El Floridita bar in Havana back in the 1920s! It combines light rum, pineapple juice, maraschino liqueur, lime juice and grenadine syrup! To make this classic Cuban cocktail simply combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice before shaking vigorously until chilled then strain into two glasses filled with fresh ice cubes and garnish each glass with either half an orange wheel or half an edible rose petal if desired!
Clover Club Cocktail – This classic pre-Prohibition era cocktail combines gin, lemon juice, raspberry syrup and egg whites shaken together over ice before being strained into two glasses filled with fresh ice cubes! For added flavor add 2 – 3 drops of Angostura bitters then garnish each glass either one maraschino cherry or one sprig of mint leaves if desired!
Pink Squirrel – The Pink Squirrel is another pre-Prohibition era cocktail that has been gaining popularity recently thanks to its unique flavor profile! To make this drink combine equal parts creme de noyaux (almond-flavored liqueur), white creme de cacao (chocolate flavored liqueur) , cream (or milk) , crushed Ice & sugar syrup all shaken together in a shaker before being strained into two glasses filled either fresh cracked Ice or Ice Cream depending on preference & finally garnished either one edible rose petal per glass or one maraschino cherry per glass as well !
Passion Cocktail –This delicious passionfruit-based cocktail combines vodka , passionfruit puree , elderflower cordial , lime juice & soda water all shaken together over Ice & strained into two glasses filled either Fresh cracked Ice or Ice Cream depending on preference ! Finally Garnished either one maraschino cherry per glass or one edible rose petal per glass !
Sweetheart Cocktail –This sweet & refreshing cocktail combines peach schnapps , cranberry juice & lime juice all combined together in equal proportions & served over Fresh cracked Ice . Garnished either one edible rose petal per glass or one maraschino cherry per glass !
Whether you’re looking for something sweet like Cupid’s Arrow or something more sophisticated like Kir Royale—or perhaps something somewhere between like Passion Cocktail—this list contains ten perfect cocktails that are sure to impress your loved ones this Valentine’s Day! All these drinks require only basic ingredients which can be easily found at any grocery store so why not give them a try? You won’t regret it! Happy Valentines Day everyone!