Out of inventive date-night ideas? Play mixologist for the evening this February 14 with these swoonsome Valentine’s cocktails
This Cornish Negroni elevates the classic cocktail to blushing new heights with the addition of Knightor rosé vermouth. It’s bitter, sweet, refreshing and a sure-fire way to get your other half all rosy-cheeked.
No cocktail collection is complete without this stalwart sip. If you’ve not tried crafting your own Espresso Martinis yet prepare to have your world rocked. They’re devilishly straightforward to master at home and are the perfect aperitif for a romantic evening in.
For the perfect post-dinner treat, swap After Eights for a velvety, chai-spiced Witching Hour. This easy-peasy Valentine’s cocktail has a mere four ingredients and super-simple method for sultry sipping into the early hours.
No, it’s not a euphemism. This whiskey-laced smoky cocktail is a cosy accompaniment to post-dinner snuggles by the fire. With the atmospheric addition of smoking the glass with a charred cinnamon stick, King’s Pipe is guaranteed to get you all hot under the collar.
As Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend this year, what better way to start the day than an appropriately boozy brekkie? Pair this orange-spiked Breakfast Martini with smoked salmon and bagels in bed and you’ll be suitably fuelled for a post-lie-in yomp.
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