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How to Create a Galentine’s Day Soiree Cocktail

How to Create a Galentine’s Day Soiree Cocktail

Whether looking forward to an intimate evening in for two or planning a Galantine’s Day soiree, these cocktails provide a personal touch that can elevate any Valentine’s Day occasion.

Some floral and others aphrodisiac-inspired, the indulgent cocktails below provide a fresh, handcrafted alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day staples of champagne, chocolates, or strawberries. From the full-bodied raspberry and cacao Red Velvet Cocktail, to thelarge format The More the Merrier pitcher, which is perfect for a group, these cocktail recipes are made for any sweetheart in mind and are easy to create at home.

How to Create a Galentine’s Day Soiree Cocktail

THE D’USSE RED VELVET

INGREDIENTS            

2 oz- D’USSE Cognac

1.5 oz- Crème de Cacao

.5 oz- Simple Syrup

3- Fresh raspberries

3 Dashes- Chocolate Molé Bitters

GARNISH

3 fresh raspberries on a metal skewer

METHOD

Muddle Raspberries and Simple Syrup in a shaker.  Add D’USSE Cognac, Crème de Cacao and Bitters.  Shake vigorously with Ice.  Double strain into a chilled Coup Glass.  Garnish with fresh raspberries on a skewer.

BUY ME FLOWERS

 

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz Bombay Sapphire
0.5 oz honey
0.75 oz lemon juice
2 dashes rose water
1.5 oz Martini sparkling rosé
1 rose petal

GARNISH

Rose Petal

METHOD

In a shaker, add the Bombay Sapphire, honey, lemon juice and rose water. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously to chill. Double strain into chilled flute or stemmed cocktail glass and top with Martini sparkling rose. Garnish and enjoy.

 

 

 

THE MORE THE MERRIER

INGREDIENTS

12 oz- – D’USSE VSOP

1 bottle- Sauvignon Blanc Wine

12 oz- Pomegranate Juice

10 oz- Simple Syrup

12 oz- Blackberry Puree

½ Cup of each – Raspberries, blackberries,  blueberries, sliced strawberries

Club Soda

 

GARNISH

Bamboo Skewer with assorted berries

 

     METHOD

     Add ingredients and ice into a pitcher except Lemon Lime Soda. Stir until well mixed. Pour into ice filled Red wine glasses. Top with a splash of soda and garnish.

 

 

SAPPHIRE SILK

INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 oz. Strawberry Liqueur

1 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1/2 oz. Cream

GARNISH

Strawberry

METHOD

In a shaker, add the all ingredients. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously to chill. Strain into a chilled flute or stemmed cocktail glass and top with Martini sparkling rose. Garnish and enjoy.

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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