Fall in love with these Valentine’s Day cocktails

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Floating on Cloud 9
2     parts Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
1     part DeKuyper Strawberry
2     parts half & half
1     cup ice

Instructions: Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Pour into a martini glass. Garnish rim with crushed strawberry candy.

Bleeding Heart
½     oz. pomegranate or
raspberry vodka
Fresh cranberries
Polar Pomegranate or Cherry Pomegranate Seltzer
2     tablespoons frozen cranberry juice (concentrate)

Instructions: Combine the vodka and cranberry concentrate in the bottle of a glass. Add the fresh cranberries, then the seltzer, and watch it bleed before drinking with abandon.

Wild Strawberry Seduction
2     oz. SKYY Infusions Wild Strawberry
1     oz. fresh lemon juice
1     oz. apple juice
½     oz. honey solution
2     medium basil leaves
2     medium strawberries

Instructions: Muddle basil, strawberries and lemon juice. Add remaining ingredients. Shake and double strain into coupe glass.

Kentucky Kiss
1     part Maker’s Mark  Bourbon
Chilled Martinelli’s Sparkling
Apple Cider
Maraschino cherry

Instructions: Add bourbon to a champagne flute and fill with chilled sparkling apple cider. Add a maraschino cherry.

Pink Passion
2     parts Porton pisco
1     part pomegranate juice
1     part tangerine juice
Sugar to taste
Pomegranate seeds for garnish

Instructions: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.

The Anejo Kiss
1½     oz. Partida Anejo
½     oz. Creme de cacao (white)
1     oz. Amarula cream

Instructions: Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice, and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

TY KU Blushing Date
2     oz. TY KU Soju
½     oz. raspberry liqueur
1     oz. pink grapefruit juice
Splash of grenadine

Instructions: Shake hard and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a sugar rim.

Cupid’s Arrow
2     oz. Vikingfjord 80 Proof
2     dashes Campari
3     oz. tonic water
Grapefruit

Instructions: Build ingredients on cube ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
Natalie Shure

Love On The Rocks
½     parts SVEDKA Raspberry
½     part cinnamon syrup
¾     part sour mix
Instructions: Build in a shaker. Shake and strain in a rocks glass. Garnish with a raspberries and a cinnamon stick.



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