June 6, 2017

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Easy Romantic Valentine's Day Cocktail Drink Recipes

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Are you searching for red colored cocktail drinks for your next Valentine's Day gathering? Or maybe you are planning a red-themed birthday party or celebration and need red drinks for your guests? Virtually any alcoholic beverage can be colored red with the right combination of ingredients, but this article will focus on some of the best for you to try at your next party. Set out a tray of these flavorful drinks and watch your guests keep coming back for more.

Simple Sangria

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 1 whole lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 whole orange cut into wedges
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 shot of Brandy
  • 2 cups of club soda or Ginger Ale

Preparation

  1. Pour bottle of red wine into a pitcher.
  2. Squeeze the juice from the orange and lemon wedges into the pitcher. Toss in the wedges without the seeds after squeezing the juice.
  3. Add the sugar and brandy, and chill the mixture in the pitcher overnight.
  4. Add the club soda or Ginger Ale just before serving.

Sex on the Beach

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. peach schnapps
  • 2 oz. cranberry juice
  • 2 oz. orange juice

Preparation

  1. Add vodka and peach schnapps over ice into a tall glass.
  2. Fill with the cranberry and orange juice.
  3. Stir and serve chilled.

Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • Ice cubes
  • 2 parts light rum
  • 1 part Triple Sec
  • 1 part fresh chopped strawberries
  • lime juice
  • lime wedges
  • sugar

Preparation

  1. Add ice cubes, Triple Sec, light rum, strawberries and lime juice to blender and puree.
  2. Rub the rim of glass with lime wedge.
  3. Roll the edge of glass in sugar.
  4. Pour mixture in glass and garnish with lime wedge.

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. cranberry juice

Preparation

  1. Shake Triple Sec, lime juice, cranberry juice and vodka with ice.
  2. Strain mixed drink into a martini glass.

Red Lotus

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz. Lichido liqueur
  • 1 oz. cranberry juice

Preparation

  1. Shake vodka, Lichido liqueur, and cranberry juice in a shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with ice.

Cherry Martini

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Three Olives cherry vodka
  • 1 oz. DeKuyper Cheri-Beri Pucker schnapps
  • 1 splash 7-Up soda

Preparation

  1. Shake vodka, schnapps and 7-Up in a shaker.
  2. Strain into a martini glass.

A1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. gin
  • 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1 splash lemon juice
  • 1 dash Grenadine

Preparation

  1. Shake all ingredients with ice in a shaker.
  2. Strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with mint leaves if available.

Brain Squash

Ingredients

  • 1/2 shot vodka
  • 1/2 shot of gin
  • orange juice
  • grapefruit juice
  • lemon juice
  • Grenadine

Preparation

  1. Shake all ingredients except Grenadine together in a shaker with ice.
  2. Strain mixture into a tall glass with ice.
  3. Add a few drops of Grenadine.

Kiss of Death

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz. Red vodka
  • 1 Tbsp. Cointreau
  • 1 Tbsp. Apricot brandy

Preparation

  1. Shake ingredients together with ice in a shaker.
  2. Strain into a chilled glass.

Scarlet O'Hara

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Southern Comfort
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 2 oz. cranberry juice

Preparation

  1. Shake ingredients together with ice in a shaker.
  2. Strain over ice into a glass.
  3. Add a cherry and a piece of lime to garnish.

Pick-Me-Up

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. cognac
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • splash of Grenadine
  • champagne

Preparation

  1. Stir the orange juice, cognac, and Grenadine with ice in a separate glass.
  2. Strain into a chilled champagne glass, and then fill the rest with champagne.

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