Last 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.
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!