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…
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.
Top with Dr. Polidori’s Cucumber Tonic Water and garnish with a mint sprig.
Dark & Cherry
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.
Drink Up Honey
Pour all the ingredients in a shaker. Shake then serve on ice in a Champagne flute and garnish with grapefruit zest.
Shake and strain into a chilled Martini glass.
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.
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.
The Naked Champagne
Sip as it comes… nothing else needed!