Just two more days until the international day of love is here.
Hopefully, you've made big plans for romance.
If not, you'll need to figure something out, like, now.
While most of the world is getting ready to dress to the nines for some big extravagant dinner, some of us would prefer to keep it low-key on V-Day.
But no matter what you do, alcohol always helps.
Whether you're entertaining girlfriends -- or boyfriends -- for a love-themed singles night or staying in with the love of your life, a good cocktail always seems to impress.
We drummed up five Valentines Day cocktails to make at home on Friday night.
Created by Mixologist John deBary
1 ½ ounces SKYY Infusions Vanilla Bean
Half ounce SKYY Infusions Moscato Grape
¾ ounce lime juice
Half ounce simple syrup
Half cup organic raspberries
Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Pour into a coupe glass.
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1 ½ ounces Patron silver tequila
One ounce organic brand lemonade
Splash of Rose's red grenadine syrup
Red sugar for rim
Combine tequila, lemonade, and grenadine in a mixer with ice and stir. Dip the rim of a glass in lemon juice and then red sugar. Strain the tequila mixture over fresh ice into the glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
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Combine one part Plymouth Sloe Gin with three parts chilled Champagne in a flute. Garnish with three blueberries.
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One ounce Vanilla Swedka Vodka
1 3/4 ounce Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
Splash of cream
Combine the first three ingredients in a mixer with ice. Strain it into a martini glass. Garnish the drink with white chocolate and vanilla brittle.
One ounce Knob Creek bourbon whiskey
Two ounces Knudsen's Sparkling Cherry Juice
Fresh cherries for garnish
Pour bourbon and cherry juice over ice. Garnish with fresh cherries.
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