Last Minute Valentine

img_4112Last Minute Valentine’s Day Cocktails


You have one day left till Valentine’s Day and still no idea what to get your sweetie?


A fancy gift?


Not on your budget.


Home cooked meal?


You don’t know how to boil water.


Don’t panic. Follow my instructions:


1. Peruse the recipes below and figure out which one (or two, or three) your Valentine would like most. 


2. Make a run to the liquor store if there’s anything here you don’t have in stock at home (heads up for Valentines on a budget—most Hiram Walker products are priced under $15—great deal!).


3.  Impress your Valentine with a well-made, flavorful cocktail and he/she will definetely appreciate the gesture.


Cherry Life Saver Martini:


1 ½ oz. Cherry Vodka

1 oz. Absinthe

1 oz. Hiram Walker Triple Sec

1 oz. Cranberry Juice


Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake thoroughly. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a cherry.


Two Hearts Martini:


2 ½ oz. Vodka

½ oz. Hiram Walker Crème de Cacao

1 tbsp cocoa powder

1 slice orange

1 tsp sugar


Rim a cocktail glass with cocoa powder. Stir together the vodka, sugar, and Hiram Walker Crème de Cacao with ice in a mixing glass. Strain into the prepared glass and garnish with an orange slice.


Honey Bunny:


2 oz. Vodka

1 oz. Hiram Walker Blue Curacao

1 oz. Hiram Walker Peach Schnapps

2 oz. fresh sour mix

½ oz. Pear Cider

½ oz. lemon Juice


Pour all ingredients into a highball glass ¾ filled with ice cubes. Stir well and serve.


Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Cheers!

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