For the Love of Cocktails

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The infamous love day comes with a few givens – chocolates, roses and, of course, Champagne. No matter what you are planning for Valentine’s Day, we suggest cocktails be a big part, but don’t subject yourself to any over-syruped, overly sweet, extremely fruity, red, pink drink specials. Keep them refreshing, easy to mix and utterly delicious. Right this way for the only Valentine’s Day cocktail inspo you’ll need…

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Ma Cherry 

40ml Joseph Cartron Cherry Brandy
10ml Lemon juice
1 bar spoon of Joseph Cartron Eau-de-Vie de Poire Williams
3 drops of Chocolate Bitters
Crémant de Bourgogne

Shake all the ingredients except the Crémant. Double filter on ice cubes or a block of ice in a Highball glass. Top with Crémant de Bourgogne and garnish with a slice of cucumber and a Cerise de Monsieur Joseph.

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Fraise Kiss

25ml Rives Pink Gin
10ml Cartron Grapefruit Liqueur
20ml Dolin Chambéryzette
15ml Lemon juice

Top with Dr. Polidori’s Cucumber Tonic Water and garnish with a mint sprig.

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Dark & Cherry

30ml Joseph Cartron Guignolet Kirsch de Bourgogne
15ml Lemon juice
15ml Grape juice
5ml Vanilla syrup
60ml Ginger beer

Pour all the ingredients (except the Ginger Beer) into a highball glass. Add a few ice cubes then the Ginger Beer. Mix gently with a spoon to refresh the cocktail. Top up with ice cubes,then squeeze a drop of lemon over the glass. Garnish with black chocolate.

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Drink Up Honey

45ml Grappa
15ml Joseph Cartron Honey Liqueur
15ml Suze
15ml Fresh lemon juice
2 dashes of grapefruit bitters

Pour all the ingredients in a shaker. Shake then serve on ice in a Champagne flute and garnish with grapefruit zest.

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Jack Rose

50ml Laird’s Straight Applejack 86
20ml Fresh lemon juice
10ml Grenadine

Shake and strain into a chilled Martini glass.

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Last Bloom 

40ml Rives London Dry Gin
20 ml Fresh lemon juice
15 ml Joseph Cartron Marasquin Liqueur 
10ml Joseph Cartron Liqueur de Violette
2 dashes of Liquoristerie de Provence Versinthe La Blanche Absinthe

Pour all the ingredients directly in a shaker. Shake then serve in a Champagne glass full of ice. Stir slightly and serve immediately. Garnish with a sprig of dill.

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Honeymoon

30 ml Joseph Cartron Honey Liqueur
30 ml Joseph Cartron Eau-de-Vie de Poire Williams des Monts de la Côte d’Or
15 ml Fresh lemon juice
10 ml Kummel liqueur
Dr. Polidori’s Dry Tonic Water

Pour all the ingredients in a shaker. Shake then serve on ice in a highball
glass. Top with tonic water and garnish with a citrus fruit leaf.

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The Naked Champagne

125ml Duval-Leroy Rose Prestige 1er Cru NV

Sip as it comes… nothing else needed!

 

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