Valentine's Day Cocktails

Love is in the air – or at least it is at your restaurant! Specialized Valentine’s Day themed cocktails can be a great complement to some specialty meals you’re serving, and people on dates will appreciate all your effort. Below are some Valentine’s Day themed cocktails that are a perfect way to impress your customers and help them share the love:

Figgy Sparkler

This drink can be great for New Year’s celebrations, but also for Valentine’s Day with its aphrodisiac qualities.

Ingredients:

  • 1 fig (dried)
  • 2 slices orange
  • 6 cranberries
  • 1 ½ ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces Prosecco
  • Orange twist (garnish)
  • 3 cranberries (garnish)

In a cocktail shaker, stir the fig, orange, and cranberries in with the vodka. Add ice and shake, then strain into a cup and top with the Prosecco and garnish.

Red Lotus

This simple, refreshing cocktail uses the distinct flavor of the lychee fruit and is a great way to taste the “love.”

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ ounces vodka
  • 1 ½ ounces lychee liqueur
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice

Pour all the ingredients in to a shaker with ice, shake, and strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.

Cloud Nine

This cocktail with whipped vodka and strawberries will have you floating on cloud nine!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Pinnacle whipped cream vodka
  • 1 ounce strawberry liqueur
  • 2 ounces half and half
  • 1 cup ice
  • Strawberry candy (garnish)

Use the strawberry liqueur to wet the rim of the cocktail glass and place crushed strawberry candy around the rim. Pour the vodka, strawberry liqueur, and half and half in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

Get creative and have fun thinking up drinks to entertain your customers for Valentine’s Day! Holiday promotions are a great way to get your guests involved.