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8 Easy Cocktails to Make for Valentine’s Day

What are easy cocktails to make for Valentine’s day?

  1. Besame
  2. Molly & Eve
  3. Red Lotus
  4. Blushing Ballerina
  5. The Brogue
  6. Love Potion
  7. Guilty in Rome
  8. Ginger and Jasmine

 

    Your Valentine’s Day date wouldn’t be complete without sharing a glass of delicious liquor over a romantic candlelight dinner. In the Philippines, liquor can either be consumed as a dessert or paired with foods that complement its taste. For those who want a more intimate experience with bar drinks or fancy cocktails to complete their Valentine’s date experience, here are some easy cocktails to make and enjoy:

 

Besame

Besame

    This fruity tequila-based liquor is perfect for your intimate Valentine’s date. In Spanish, Besame means “kiss me”. There’s no better way to end your dinner date than with a glass of Besame for you and your lovely date. The secret to this delicious cocktail’s charm is from the damiana tea. During ancient times, Damiana was known as an aphrodisiac in South America.

Ingredients

  • ½ oz. of damiana tea
  • 1 oz. of tequila
  • 1 dash of raspberry liquor
  • 5-6 raspberries
  • 2 lime wedges
  • Passion fruit juice

Directions

  1. Muddle the limes and raspberries in a highball glass.
  2. Add the tequila and damiana tea.
  3. Add the passion fruit juice to taste.
  4. Then add a splash of raspberry liquor.
  5. Pour the mix into a shaker.
  6. Add ice and shake well.
  7. After which, strain the mix back into the highball glass.

 

Molly & Eve

Molly-&-Eve

    If you and your partner absolutely can’t resist vodka martinis, then you can cap the night with the fruity and creamy Molly & Eve. What’s so great about this recipe is that you can have this cocktail as a dessert or you could enjoy it over food. This mix fits perfectly with any kind of cuisine as its delicious creamy and fruity taste is pleasantly balanced. It’s neither too creamy nor is it too fruity; it’s just right. Molly’s Irish cream will definitely be the highlight of this romantic liquor.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz. Molly’s Irish cream
  • ½ oz. of citrus vodka
  • 2 ½ oz. of lychee juice
  • ¾ oz. of red grapefruit juice

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients into a shaker.
  2. Add ice.
  3. Shake the mix profusely.
  4. Strain the contents into a coup glass.

 

Red Lotus

Red-Lotus

    The main ingredient of this cocktail is Asia’s insatiable aphrodisiac, Lychee. Its utter simplicity is what makes this drink so special. This sweet mix is a favorite of many, it’s also a top choice for romantic dates. This scarlet drink is as attractive as it tastes. You can never go wrong with a glass of Red Lotus.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz. vodka
  • 1 ½ oz. lychee liquor
  • 1 oz. cranberry juice

Directions

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker.
  2. Add ice.
  3. Shake carefully.
  4. Then strain into a highball glass.
  5. Serve with ice.

 

Blushing Ballerina

Blushing-Ballerina

    A very light flavored cocktail, the Blushing Ballerina is a fruity herbal cocktail with a kick of vodka. The delicate taste of rose makes for a perfect drink for intimate settings. You could enjoy the Blushing Ballerina on its own or with a side of cold cuts. What makes this cocktail enjoyable is its low proof, it’s even lower than a glass of wine.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz. rose nectar
  • A wedge of lime to garnish

Directions

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass.
  2. Fill the mixing glass with ice.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Once stirred, strain the mix into a stemmed glass.
  5. Serve on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass.
  6. Garnish with a wedge of lime.

 

The Brogue

The-Brogue

    Are you and your date whiskey lovers? Perfect! We’ve got a cocktail recipe you’ll both enjoy on Valentine’s. The Brogue infuses the smooth taste of single malt scotch and the aroma and floral taste of lavender. The combination of the sweet, herbal, and sour taste of this cocktail are flavors that are a delight to the senses. It could make for a perfect bar drink or over a romantic date.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz. of Glenlivet 12-year-old single malt scotch whiskey
  • ½ oz. of Southern Comfort
  • ¾ oz. of lemon juice
  • ½ oz. of honey-infused lavender syrup

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients into a shaker.
  2. Add ice.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Then strain into a glass.
  5. Serve on the rocks.
  6. Garnish with dried lavender.

 

Love Potion

Love-Potion

    Perfect when served as a dessert, the Love Potion is light in terms of proof level, delicious, and mild. It’s on the edge of being a shake and a cocktail. And don’t worry, this love potion isn’t some absurd concoction from movie characters who are obsessed with women. This is a smooth and lovely delicious drink that will go dreamily with your Valentine’s date.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. of strawberry, vanilla or clear vodka
  • ½ oz. of white crème de cacao
  • ½ cup of strawberries
  • 1/ scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup of ice

Directions

  1. Gather all the ingredients and pour into a blender.
  2. Blend until the mix is smooth.
  3. Once smooth, pour into a chilled margarita glass.
  4. Garnish with strawberry for added presentation.

 

Guilty in Rome

Guilty-in-Rome

    This citrusy cocktail is perfect for couples who love sweet mixes. Served on the rocks, Guilty in Rome is perfect if you plan on inviting your date over for a candlelight dinner under the moonlight in your own home. It is a simple cocktail to make and not much ingredients are needed. Its sweet taste will easily make this a favorite.

Ingredients

  • ½ oz. of sherry wine
  • 1 ½ oz. of aperitif bitter
  • Quartered lime
  • Sugar

Directions

  1. Muddle the lime and a pinch of sugar in a shaker.
  2. Add the sherry wine and aperitif bitter.
  3. Shake vigorously.
  4. Then strain the mix onto a glass.
  5. Serve on the rocks.

 

Ginger and Jasmine

Ginger-and-Jasmine

    When it comes to romantic dates, there’s no other go-to drink that’s perfect for Valentines than the “Ginger and Jasmine” cocktail. This dry and flavorful cocktail has a subtle yet aggressive kick to it. For those looking for something harder than the usual light liquor, this is the best choice for your Valentine’s date.

Ingredients

  • ¾ honey
  • 8 slices of fresh ginger
  • 6 oz. of jasmine tea
  • 3 oz. of vodka
  • 1 ½ fresh lemon juice
  • Your choice of rose margarita

Directions

  1. Muddle the ginger and honey into a shaker.
  2. Add the jasmine tea, lemon juice, and vodka.
  3. Shake lightly.
  4. Then strain over a margarita glass.
  5. Add a splash of rose margarita to top everything off.

 

Key Takeaway

    When it comes to enjoying the most romantic celebration of the year with incredible cocktail mixes made from the best liquor in the Philippines, there’s no better way to relish the day of hearts with your partner than having a glass of one of these cocktails.

    There are many other cocktails out there that will be perfect for any romantic setting. You could whip up your own concoction of delicious Valentines-themed cocktails with our liquor products, just click here to check it out and get started!

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