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10 Valentine's Day Cocktails To Wow Your Lady

It's the one day of the year that it's acceptable for you to sip on girly drinks, so do it right with these boozy recipes. It's all in the name of love.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Marlin Bar's Be My Clementine

Ingredients:
Grey Goose L'Orange
Cointreau
Sparkling wine
Fresh lemon juice
Simple syrup
Muddled
clementines
Mint sprig

Directions: 
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a collins glass. 



BLVSH

Created by Mixologist John deBary of New York speakeasy PDT

Ingredients:
1 and 1/2 oz.
SKYY Infusions Vanilla Bean
1/2 oz. SKYY Infusions Moscato Grape
3/4 oz. lime juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1/2 cup organic raspberries

Directions: 
Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Pour into a coupe glass.



Mole y Avion Espresso

Ingredients:
2 oz. Avion Espresso
1 oz. Premium hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream and mint leaf for garnish

Directions: 
Combine ingredients in glass and heat. Garnish with fresh whipped cream and a mint leaf.


The Heartbreaker

Ingredients:
1 oz. Avion Reposado
3/4 oz. Black peach tea
1/4) oz. White peach puree
1/4) oz. Lemon juice
3/4) oz. Brown sugar
1/4 oz. Cranberry juice
3
Blackberries
1 Blackberry and lemon wheel for garnish

Directions:

Muddle blackberries and brown sugar in shaker. Add all ingredients and shake. Double strain and pour into a glass over ice. Garnish with blackberry and a lemon wheel.


Winter Love Punch

Ingredients: 
1 and 1/2 oz. Avion Reposado
1/4 oz. Lime juice
1/4 oz. Lemon juice
1/4 oz. Grenadine
3/4 oz. Simple syrup
3/4 oz. Pomegranate juice
1 Tsp. allspice
1 Sprig thyme for garnish

Directions: 

Combine all ingredients into a shaker excluding the allspice. Shake and strain into a glass over ice. Sprinkle allspice on top. Garnish with sprig of thyme.


Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Marlin Bar's Rose Petal Sparkler

Ingredients:
Sparkling Wine
Rose Syrup

Directions: 
Combine wine and syrup, and garnish with edible rose petals.


Srirachaberry Margarita


Ingredients: 
1 Part UV Sriracha Vodka
1 Splash agave nectar
1 Handful strawberries

Directions:

Blend with ice and pour into sugar-rimmed margarita glass.


The Warm Avion

Ingredients:
1 oz. Avion Silver
1/2 oz. Amaretto
1/2 oz. Lemon juice
1/2 oz. Honey
1 Black tea bag
1 Lemon twist, cranberries, and cinnamon for garnish

Directions:
Prepare black tea and add tequila, Amaretto, and lemon juice together. Garnish with lemon twist, a dash of cinnamon and fresh cranberries.


St. Valentine's Day Massacre


Ingredients:
4 Fresh strawberries, hulled

2 Ounces of Marquis Vodka
1 Ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
Soda water

Directions: 

Muddle strawberries in a shaker. Add Marquis vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup, and ice; shake, and strain into a glass. Top with soda.


The Pavan Rouge


Recipe courtesy of Christian Sanders at Evelyn Drinkery

Ingredients:
1 Part Pavan Liqueur
1 Part vodka or gin
1 Part lemon juice
1 Part sparkling rosé (preferably Prosecco)
1/2 Part thyme honey syrup*
5 Raspberries
 

Directions: 
Add all ingredients, excluding the sparkling rosé, to a blender. Blend for 30 seconds. Strain through tea strainer (fine strainer) into a double rocks glass that already has the sparkling rosé. Garnish with two raspberries and two small thyme sprigs. Enjoy.


*Thyme honey syrup:
Ingredients:
3-4 grams of thyme (approx. six full, big sprigs)
1 Cup honey
1 Cup water

Directions: 
In a sauce pan or small pot, add the ingredients. Bring to a boil and reduce the mixture until it's a syrup.


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