5 Cocktails to spice up your Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone. SEE ALSO: 5 Romantic Valentine’s…
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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone. (Photo Courtesy)

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone.

SEE ALSO: 5 Romantic Valentine’s Day getaways in Latin America

These tasty cocktails are sure to impress and help set a romantic mood, but they’re also quick and easy to make!

Peach & Pinot Cocktail

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Peach & Pinot Cocktail

This peach and pinot cocktail is an excellent choice for Valentine’s Day.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. New Amsterdam Peach Vodka
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Pinot Noir
  • 0.75 oz. Triple Sec

Directions:

Shake with ice, strain and serve up in a martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.


Honey & Heat

This may not be the typical cocktail but surprise your loved one with something new.

Peach & Pinot Cocktail

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Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. New Amsterdam Vodka Classic or Citron
  • 1 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Monin Habanero Syrup

OR

  • 1 Honey Syrup/Agave Nectar
  • 1-2 Slices of Serrano Chiles

Instructions:

If using chiles, muddle, then pour liquids, shake, then strain into tall glass, add 1 oz. Ginger Beer, garnish with a lemon wheel and serve. Also can be served in a martini glass.


Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone.

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The Dasher

This recipe is to be enjoyed by all, especially on the day of love and friendship.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. New Amsterdam Peach Vodka
  • 0.5 oz. Brandy
  • 0.5 oz. Campari

Instructions:

Stir all with ice, strain into a tall, ice-filled glass or a rocks glass, squeeze an orange peel and drop into the ice, then strain the liquid into the glass.


Orchard Fizz

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone.

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Valentine’s Day is the best excuse to try new things together –like a sip of this cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. New Amsterdam Vodka, New Amsterdam Peach Vodka or New Amsterdam Citron Vodka
  • 2 oz. Lemonade
  • 4 oz. Hard (fermented) Cider

Instructions:

Build/pour all ingredients into a tall glass, add ice, stir, garnish with a lemon slice, serve.


New Amsterdam Vodka Nuts

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it comes the need to find new, creative ways to impress that special someone.

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This delicious alcohol-infused snack is perfect for something on the side.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 Cup of Coconut New Amsterdam
  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar
  • 16 oz. of Peanuts

Instructions:

Stir and mix all the ingredients, then bake for 25 minutes at 300 degrees. Allow the nuts to cool, serve.

SEE ALSO: Valentine’s Day treat: Strawberry, mango and lime crisp

These five cocktails are sure to make you fall in love all over again. Cheets to a happy Valentine’s day!

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