6 Valentine’s Day cocktails to wow your sweetheart

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If you and your loved one like to mix things up a bit, especially when it comes to cocktails, we’ve got some really tasty treats for you. Whether you like vodka, gin, cognac, rum or a combination of a few of these, one of our six cocktails is sure to please.

1. Between the Sheets

If you want something really special and don’t mind dropping a few hundred coin on ingredients, Between the Sheets is a smooth operator. This recipe makes two cocktails.

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into coupe glasses. Garnish with a flamed orange peel. Enjoy.

Mozart Chocolate Martini

2. Mozart Chocolate Martini

Want an indulgent chocolate cocktail that will have your romantic partner oohing and aahing? This is it. 

2 parts Mozart Dark Chocolate Liqueur

2 parts your favorite vodka


Mix equal parts Mozart Dark Chocolate Liqueur with vodka. Shake with ice. Pour into martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry slice or,  before filling glass, swirl some chocolate sauce all around the rim and let it drip down the inside of the glass. 

Tropical Romance

3. Tropical Romance

Want a lighter chocolate option? The chocolate bitters in the Tropical Romance provides just a whisper of sultry cocoa in a light and refreshing drink. 

  • 2 oz. Larga Vida Rum
  • 1 barspoon Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 2 dashes Chocolate Bitters

Stir all ingredients together over ice. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube or strain into a coupe. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Whiskey and chocolate
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4. Peat’s Treat (Partner of a Peat)

Prefer your adult beverages neat and tidy? Pour Son of a Peat: The Reedemer in a glass, drink neat or on the rocks and pair with a piece of dark chocolate. Perfect for enjoying in pairs!

Hey, Honey cocktail
Four Roses

5. Hey, Honey

This fresh twist on the classic whiskey sour is sure to get your sweetheart’s attention.

 Mix all ingredients. Serve over ice and enjoy.

Red Velvet cocktail

6. Red Velvet Shortcake

Feel like your mixology skills are limited? This recipe from TheSpruceEats is simple enough that anyone can make it.

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add two fresh strawberries. Muddle well.
  2. Add the vodka and lemon juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well
  3. Strain into a chilled highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  4. Top with soda and garnish with a strawberry or other Valentine’s Day goodies.

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Constance Brinkley-Badgett

Constance Brinkley-Badgett is MediaFeed’s executive editor. She has more than 20 years of experience in digital, broadcast and print journalism, as well as several years of agency experience in content marketing. She has served as a digital producer at NBC Nightly News, Senior Producer at CNBC, Managing Editor at ICF Next, and as a tax reporter at Bloomberg BNA.