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Valentines’ Cocktails

Written by Posted on 02 26, 2016
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Nigerian Valentines’ Day Cocktail Recipe #1: The Agave Kiss

Valentine’s day cocktails!

As Valentines’ Day is fast approaching, we at Drinks.ng thought we would share a few romantic cocktail recipes with you!!!

Today’s favourite is the Agave Kiss

As Tequila is rarely included in creamy cocktails the Agave kiss is therefore unique in form and taste; mixed with chocolate, raspberry liqueurs and double cream shaken together to create a dreamy kiss!!!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces of Tequila
  • 1 ounce of crème de cacao
  • 1 ounce of double cream
  • ½ ounce of Chambord
  • White chocolate flakes (to be placed around the rim of the glass)
  • Fresh raspberries (to be used as a garnish)

Preparation:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  2. Shake the ingredients for 15 seconds
  3. Pour the mixture into a frosted cocktail glass which has been rimmed with white chocolate flakes, serve with fresh raspberries

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Valentines’ Day Recipe #2: The Axis Kiss

The tangy zest of blackcurrants married with the sweet and distinctive almond flavour of Amaretto, topped up with ‘fizz’; creates the perfect Valentines’ Day Champagne cocktail!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • A half measure of Amaretto
  • A half measure of Crème de Cassis
  • Chilled Champagne of your choice

Preparation

  1. Pour the Amaretto and Crème de Cassis into a Champagne Flute
  2. Gently top with the Champagne of your choice
  3. Enjoy!!!

#Tip: You can make the cocktail sweeter by adding larger measures of Amaretto or Crème de Cassis

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Valentines’ Day Cocktail #3: Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s secret is a sophisticated Champagne cocktail and my personal favourite; this violet coloured cocktail comprises a luxurious mix of citrus, violets and Champagne- the epitome of romance this Valentine’s day!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • A half measure of Napoleon Orange Brandy
  • A half measure of violet liqueur
  • Topped up with the Champagne of your choice
  • 1 fresh raspberry

Preparation:

  1. Place a raspberry in the bottom of the Champagne flute
  2. Pour the Napoleon Orange Brandy into a Champagne Flute
  3. Pour the Violet Liqueur into a Champagne flute
  4. Top up with your favourite Champagne
  5. Enjoy

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Valentines’ Cocktail #4: Blushing Geisha

This sensuous cocktail is a heady mix of tropical fruit and floral bouquets making it ideal as Valentines’ Day cocktail with aphrodisiac properties. Ignite your Valentines’ passion with a Blushing Geisha.

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces of TY KU Citrus Liqueur
  • I ounce of Pomegranate Juice
  • 2 ounces of Sence Rose Nectar
  • Crushed ice
  • Lime wedge

Preparation:

  • Place some crushed ice into a glass
  • Pour the TY KU citrus Liqueur into a glass
  • Pour the Sence Rose Nectar into the glass
  • Pour the pomegranate juice into the glass
  • Stir the ingredients ensuring that the liquids have mixed together
  • Garnish with a slice of lime
  • Enjoy!!

This cocktail contains very little alcohol and is therefore perfect for those of you who don’t often drink- or simply substitute the TY KU liqueur for some citrus juice to make a virgin cocktail!

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Valentines’ Day Cocktail #5: Amarula & Eve

This yummy desert cocktail comprises a sensuous fusion of Amarula, citrus vodka and exotic fruit juice. The citrus flavours counteract the sweetness of the lychee and cream, igniting your lover’s taste buds and arousing their desire!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 5 ounces of Amarula
  • ½ ounce of citrus vodka
  • 5 ounces of Lychee juice
  • ¾ ounces ruby red grapefruit juice

Preparation:

  1. Add the Amarula to a frosted Glass
  2. Add the Citrus Vodka to the glass
  3. Add the Lychee juice to the glass
  4. Stir the ingredients well
  5. Add some crushed ice
  6. Garnish with a lychee (where possible)
  7. Enjoy!!!

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Valentines’ Cocktail #6: Bésa mi or the Kiss me

The Bésa mi is the perfect Valentines’ Day Cocktail made with the hedonistic Agavero Tequila blended, with essence of the Blue Agave plant native to Mexico and infused with extracts of the Damiana flower known for its powerful aphrodisiac qualities! Make your Valentines’ day one to remember with a Bésa mi!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 5 ounces of Agavero Tequila
  • 2 ounces of passion fruit juice
  • 1 measure of Chambord
  • 6 Raspberries
  • 2 lime wedges
  • Ice

Preparation:

  1. Muddle the lime wedges and the raspberries together in a frosted glass
  2. Add the Agavero Tequila to a cocktail shaker
  3. Top with passion fruit juice
  4. Add the Chambord to the mixture
  5. Shake well
  6. Strain and Pour into the glass with the limes and raspberries
  7. Enjoy!

For more cocktail recipes and our comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs see our website: Drinks.ng

 

Valentines’ Day Cocktail #7 The Cherub’s Cup

This celestial cocktail boasts bold citrus flavours blended with Pink Champagne or Rosé Prosecco and infused with the sharpness of juniper berries. A divine cocktail destined to tantalize the taste buds and make your Valentines’ Day sizzle!!!

Preparation Time: 2 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 1 measure of Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 measures of Citrus Vodka or Hendricks Gin (dependant upon preference)
  • 1 measure of fresh lemon juice
  • Top with Pink Champagne or Sparkling Rosé Prosecco
  • 6 strawberries
  • Ice

Preparation:

  1. Muddle 4 of the strawberries in a frosted glass
  2. Add the Germain Elderflower Liqueur to a cocktail shaker
  3. Add the Citrus Vodka or Hendricks Gin
  4. Add the Lemon juice
  5. Shake the mixture
  6. Drain and pour into the glass containing the muddled strawberries
  7. Top with Pink Champagne or Rosé Prosecco
  8. Add some ice
  9. Slice the remaining 2 strawberries to garnish the cocktail
  10. Enjoy!!

For more cocktail recipes and our comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs see our website: Drinks.ng

Valentines’ Day Cocktail #8: The Blushing Lady

The Blushing lady is a delightful flirty blend of tropical fruit flavours juxtaposing the sweet with the sour to create a melange of flavour sensations to delight the palette of your loved one!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • 1 ounce pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 Lemon Wedge
  • Ice
  • Mint leaves to garnish
  • Coarse sugar to rim the glass

Preparation:

  1. Rub a wedge of lemon around the rim of a martini glass
  2. Dip the edge of the glass into the plate of coarse sugar
  3. Pour the PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur into a cocktail shaker
  4. Pour the Vodka into a cocktail shaker
  5. Pour the pink grapefruit juice into the cocktail shaker
  6. Place the ice in the cocktail shaker
  7. Shake vigorously and strain the mixture into the martini glass
  8. Garnish with mint leaves
  9. Enjoy!!!

For more cocktail recipes and our comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs see our website: Drinks.ng

 

Valentines’ day Cocktail #9: Clementine Crush

A medley of aromatic ginger, zesty orange and bold tropical fruit such as pineapple, lime and passion fruit are fused together in this invigorating cocktail! Liven up your Valentines’ Day with this tangfastic creation!!!

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • ½ tea spoon of fresh chopped ginger
  • ½ ounce of simple syrup (comprised of 2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
  • 1 ¼ ounces of Svedka Clementine Vodka
  • ½ ounce of Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • 1 ½ ounces of pineapple juice
  • 3 limes
  • ½ ounces of passion fruit juice
  • 1 clementine to garnish
  • Crushed ice

Preparation:

  1. Chop the ginger
  2. Muddle the ginger and the syrup in a frosted glass
  3. Add some crushed ice to the mixture
  4. Add the Svedka Clementine Vodka to a cocktail shaker
  5. Add the Cointreau to the cocktail shaker
  6. Add the pineapple juice to the cocktail shaker
  7. Juice the limes and add the juice to the cocktail shaker
  8. Shake well
  9. Pour into the frosted glass
  10. Garnish with clementine segments
  11. Enjoy!!

For more cocktail recipes and our comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs see our website: Drinks.ng

 

Valentines’ day Cocktail #10: The Valentines’ PAMA Pomegranate Kiss

The warming embrace of White Chocolate liqueur infused with the sensuous flavour of pomegranate renowned for its aphrodisiac and virility properties combine to create a heady experience for you and your loved one.

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail (double to the measures to yield 2 cocktails)

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce of PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 1 ounce Vodka
  • 1 ounce White Chocolate Liqueur
  • ½ ounce simple syrup (comprised of 2 parts sugar, 1 part water)
  • Ice
  • Pomegranate seeds (where possible) to garnish

Preparation:

  1. Add the PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur to a cocktail shaker
  2. Add the Vodka to the cocktail shaker
  3. Add the White Chocolate Liqueur to the cocktail shaker
  4. Add the simple syrup to the cocktail shaker
  5. Add the ice to the cocktail shaker
  6. Shake Vigorously
  7. Strain and pour into a frosted glass
  8. Garnish with pomegranate seeds
  9. Enjoy!!!

For more cocktail recipes and our comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs see our website: Drinks.ng

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