Bottoms Up — February 11, 2019 at 10:30 am

Sweeten Up Valentine’s Day with These Cocktail Recipes


Looking to impress your significant other this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got a round up of some of our favorite recipes that are sure to put anyone in a loving mood.


Mezcal Mama (Courtesy of The New York Edition)
1.5 oz. Gem & Bolt Mezcal
1.5 oz. jasmine tea
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/5 oz. agave syrup
1/4 oz/ benedictine
3 or 4 raspberries

Shake all ingredients and strain over ice. Garnish with 3 or 4 raspberries.


1-800-Sensual (Courtesy of Her Name was Carmen)
2 oz. strawberry infused Jaja Blanco Tequila
1/5 oz. fino sherry
3/4 oz. lemon juice
3/4 oz. raspberry
3/4 oz. rose
3/4 oz. white pepper syrup


The D’USSE Red Velvet (Courtesy of D’USSE Cognac)
2 oz. D’USSE Cognac
1.5 oz. Crème de Cacao
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
3 Fresh raspberries
3 Dashes Chocolate Molé Bitters

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.

Grapefruit Sours Sparkler cocktail

Grapefruit Sours Sparkler (Courtesy of Hi-Chew)
4 oz. sparkling wine
1 oz. Sour Grapefruit HI-­‐CHEW Infused Brandy
1 dash Angostura bitters

Measure the bitters and brandy into a coupe and top with sparkling wine. INFUSIONS:The infusion ratio is one piece of candy per ounce of liquor.


Speyside Cowboy (Courtesy of Allan Roth, Glenfiddich Ambassador)
2 parts Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Bourbon Barrel Reserve
½ part Drambuie
¼ part coffee liqueur
¼ part demerara syrup
1 barspoon China China
Egg white
Coffee beans, to garnish

Combine all ingredients except for the coffee beans in a shaker and shake to incorporate the egg white. Add ice and shake again. Pour into a coupe. Garnish with coffee beans.


The Sandman’s Serenade (Courtesy of Erik Andersson, Hendrick’s Gin Ambassador)
1 ½ parts Hendrick’s Orbium Gin
¼ part maraschino liqueur
½ part yellow chartreuse
½ part honey syrup
¾ part lime juice
1 bar spoon white balsamic vinegar
1 dash rose water

Shake and fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with dried rose petals.


(Very) Cherry Ramos Gin Fizz (Courtesy of Charlotte Voisey, William Grant & Sons Director of Brand Advocacy)
2 parts Hendrick’s Gin
½ part fresh lemon juice
¼ part fresh lime juice
1 part cream
1 part cherry syrup
1 egg white
1 part cherry stem tea soda
3 drops cherry blossom water

Dry shake and shake again. Garnish with mahleb and a small flower.


Match Made in Haven (Courtesy of RumHaven)
2 parts RumHaven
2 parts Pineapple Juice
2 parts Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice

Add all ingredients into an ice-filled Collins glass, stir to combine and chill. Garnish with pineapple or grapefruit.

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