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
2 oz- D’USSE Cognac
1.5 oz- Crème de Cacao
.5 oz- Simple Syrup
3- Fresh raspberries
3 Dashes- Chocolate Molé Bitters
3 fresh raspberries on a metal skewer
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
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
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
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
Bamboo Skewer with assorted berries
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.
2 1/2 oz. Strawberry Liqueur
1 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
1/2 oz. Triple Sec
1/2 oz. Cream
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.1