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Last Minute Valentine's Day Drink From Ron Abuelo 7 Años

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Drinks From Ron Abuelo 7 Años

As evidence by the number of sold-out items that were on our grocery list, the majority of you couples are staying in and cooking for Valentine’s Day. So we decided to have more Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes for you to create at home. We hope you’ve enjoyed our previous Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails. We know you’ll enjoy these two sensual drink recipes by Ron Abuelo 7 Años, a delicious blend of rums with a weighted age of seven years.

Last Minute Valentine's Day Drink From Ron Abuelo 7 Años

These delicious rum cocktails were created by Ron Abuelo Global Brand Ambassador, Cristóbal Srokowski. There’s just something sensual about rum cocktails that make them perfect for Valentine’s Day cocktails. It may be the rich and darkness of the sugarcane molasses or its Caribbean history, islands that inspire escapism or hedonism. That’s what these two Ron Abuelo 7 Años bring to mind and we know you’ll enjoy them very much.

El Versalles

Last Minute Valentine's Day Drink From Ron Abuelo 7 Años

1 oz. Ron Abuelo 7 años
¾ oz. Fresh raspberries purée
¾ oz. Fresh passion fruit purée
½ oz. Triple Sec
½ oz. Simple syrup
Champagne flute
Shake all ingredients and double strain into a Champagne flute. Top off with chilled Champagne or dry sparkling wine and gently stir. Garnish with a raspberry.

Panama Dreaming

Last Minute Valentine's Day Drink From Ron Abuelo 7 Años

1 ½ oz. Ron Abuelo 7 años
6 Fresh Raspberries
¾ oz. Honey syrup
¾ oz. Tamarind concentrate
1 oz Fresh lime juice
Muddle the raspberries inside the shaker. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake. Simple strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, mint spring, and fresh raspberries.

About Ron Abuelo 7 Años ($24.99):

A reddish amber colored Reserva Superior. Matured in small oak casks, the Abuelo 7 Años is a versatile selection for sipping, mixing, and with food pairings. Rounded and balanced with aromas of dates, raisins, and vanilla. In the mouth, there is light minerality with notes of fig, cinnamon, and dried fruit.

Ron Abuelo is produced by Varela Hermanos, a third-generation family-owned company that dates back to 1908 when Don José Varela established the first sugar mill in the town of Pesé in the recently formed Republic of Panama. The rums of Ron Abuelo are made at Hacienda San Isidro in Pesé (a small valley in the Azuero Peninsula).

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here’s to Celebrating Love

If there’s one thing we all probably have in our homes during these stressful times, it is alcohol. So creating delicious Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails will be easy. If you are the few who are dry or running low on spirits, thank goodness for delivery. Today we’re sharing several delectable Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails that are sure to please. Whether you’re in love, single and looking, or celebrating with friends, or are vehemently anti-Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered.

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

Today we’re sharing delicious Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails from some four favorite spirit brands. You’ll love these recipes from the new Crystal Head Onyx Vodka, Los Arango Tequila, Seagram’s Vodka, Tanteo Tequila, Corralejo Tequila, and Vamonos Riendo Mezcal.

Heartbreaker’s Rosé

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
¾ oz. Simple Syrup
Muddled 6 Raspberries + 4-5 Mint Leaves
Top with Sparkling Rose
Muddle ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake on ice. Double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Top with Rose sparkling wine, and garnish with mint.

Love Stinks!

Crystal Head Onyx Love Stinks! Cocktail

1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Onyx
½ oz. Cointreau
¾ oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Hibiscus Tea
Steep hibiscus tea for five minutes or as directed. Set aside and let it cool for a few minutes. Once the tea is cooled, build ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake on ice. Strain into a chilled coupe glass

Los Arango (Dozen) Roses

Los Arango Tequila (Dozen) Roses Cocktail

2 ounces Los Arango Añejo
¾ ounce lime juice
½ ounce agave syrup
½ ounce grenadine
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

Los Arango La Reina

Los Arango Tequila La Reina Cocktail

11⁄2 oz. Los Arango Blanco Tequila
4 Dashes Pink Peppercorn Tincture
1⁄4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
2 Drops Rose Water
3⁄4 oz. Dry Rosé
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add ice and shake well. Rim a Nick n Nora glass with cracked pink/black peppercorn salt. Hawthorne and fine strain the cocktail into your prepped glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and salt cracked pink and peppercorn rim.

Bucha Berry in Love

Seagram’s Berry In Love Mimosa

2 ounces of Seagram’s Extra Smooth
1/2 ounce of mixed berry syrup
top with kombucha (I used strawberry lemonade kombucha)
Garnish with mixed berry pick
Add everything to a shaker except the kombucha. Shake then strain into a wine glass Top with kombucha and garnish with a mixed berry pick.

Passionate Souls Paloma

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

1 1⁄2 oz. Corralejo Reposado
1⁄4 oz. Simple Syrup
3⁄4 oz. Lemon Juice
1 oz. Passion Fruit Pureé
5 Dashes Cayenne Tincture
3 Drops Angostura Bitters
Top with Grapefruit Soda or Grapefruit Beer
Rim with Tajín
Rocks Ice
Combine all ingredients except for grapefruit beer into a cocktail shaker, shake thoroughly. Rim the Collins glass with Tajín, then add fresh rocks ice. Hawthorne and fine strain the cocktail over rocks in the glass, then top off the cocktail with grapefruit soda or grapefruit beer. Garnish with a dried blood orange wheel and a torched grapefruit half-moon.

Strawberry Kisses
by Cari Hah, LA Bartender

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

1.25 oz Vamonos Riendo Mezcal
0.5 oz Green Chartreuse
0.25 oz Small Hands Orgeat
0.5 oz Aperol
0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
2-3 Fresh Strawberries (plus one half for garnish)
Rim your glass with sour sugar (combine granulated sugar with citric acid powder and stir well) then muddle strawberries in a tin, add ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain into a sour, sugar-rimmed cocktail glass. Garnish with half a strawberry.

Tanteo Tequila Spicy Love Margarita

Tanteo Tequila Spicy Love Margarita

13/4 oz. Tanteo Chipotle Tequila
1/4 oz. Mezcal
3/4 oz. Red Pepper Purée
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 oz. Light Agave Nectar (or simple syrup)
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled. Rocks Glass (smoky salt rim optional). Garnish with a red pepper wedge.

Seagram’s Berry In Love Mimosa

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day Cocktails: Here's to Celebrating Love

2 ounces of Seagram’s Pineapple Vodka
½ ounce of strawberry syrup
½ ounce in lemon juice
top with champagne
Garnish with strawberry and citrus peel
Add everything to a shaker except the champagne. Shake then strain into a champagne glass. Top with champagne and garnish with a strawberry and citrus peel.

With these Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails, we’re sure you’ll enjoy celebrating love and all it gives. We’d love to know which of these mouth-watering Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day cocktails you’ll be enjoying.

Captain Morgan x Adam Devine Get Romantic this Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, Captain Morgan Rum and Captain Morgan Chief Party Officer Adam Devine brought fun, delicious rom-com and Valentine’s Day themed rum cocktails to the “Isn’t It Romantic” movie premiere. What better time for some Captain Morgan x Adam Devine romance than Valentine’s Day.

Captain Morgan Chief Party Officer and Isn’t It Romantic costar, Adam Devine, at the movie’s premiere at The Nomad Hotel in Los Angeles.

Isn't It Romantic Movie Premiere

Celebrities and guests enjoyed hanging out at the Captain Morgan bar while sipping a specialty Captain Morgan Love Bites cocktail named appropriately for the movie and of course Valentine’s Day. After the movie screening, guests attended the Captain Morgan sponsored afterparty at the NoMad Hotel. Along with enjoying more specialty cocktails, they also partook in an on-site photobooth and pose for photos in front of the Captain Morgan floral wall (as Adam Devine shows above).

Captain Morgan cocktails

To make your Valentine’s Day a little extra special, we’re sharing two Captain Morgan x Adam Devine’s Isn’t It Romantic-inspired rum cocktails that you can create at home. Whether you’re celebrating with your best friend or want to woo the love of your life with a delicious libation, we’ve got you covered. Check out cocktail recipes for The Best Friend and The Leading Lady cocktails below:

THE BEST FRIEND

1.5 oz Captain Morgan White Rum
1.5 oz Passion Fruit Juice
2.5 oz Champagne
Pour in Captain Morgan White Rum and Passion Fruit Juice. Stir and top with Champagne.

THE LEADING LADY

1.5 oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
.75 oz Mixed Berry Preserves
.5 oz Simple Syrup
Seltzer Water
Berries for garnish
Combine Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, Fresh Lemon Juice, Mixed Berry Preserves, Simple Syrup, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake (what ya mama gave ya or like a polaroid picture) and strain into a highball glass over ice. Top with seltzer water and garnish with berries.

We hope you enjoy these two amazing Captain Morgan rum cocktails and have fun celebrating the day of love.

Indulgent Valentine’s Day Cocktails Regardless Of Relationship Status

If you picked 10 random people from your local coffee shop and asked them how they felt about Valentine’s Day, you’d probably get 10 different answers. Some people view the love-themed holiday as a capitalistic cash cow, some spend months looking forward to a special day with their loved one. While others resent those doe-eyed couples for reminding them of their singledom.

No matter your connection, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate a loving relationship with anyone in your life. With half of the American population identifying as single and a quarter of them planning on doing something for Valentine’s Day, this holiday is no longer reserved for those with a romantic partner.

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For single women especially, the concept of “Galentine’s Day” has given this time of year an entirely new meaning. Coined by Leslie Knope on the sitcom Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day is held on February 13 and focuses on celebrating friendships between women. People around the world have latched on to this alternate version of the heart-filled holiday. It gives anyone with any type of relationship status the chance to get in on the worldwide celebration of love.

Champagne Glasses and Bottles

Whether you’re planning on inviting your closest gal pals over for a night of drinking and debauchery or planning a romantic dinner for two, these Valentine’s Day cocktails are sure to make even the most cynical feel the love.

  • Figgy Sparkler
    Along with chocolate, flowers, and giant teddy bears, champagne is a key ingredient for a classic Valentine’s Day celebration. Luckily, it is also a key ingredient in the figgy sparkler. This unique drink pairs vodka and Prosecco with figs and cranberries for a distinctly fruity palette. If you want to amp up the fig’s flavor even further, infuse your vodka with the dark fruit.
  • Love Potion #9
    This dessert-like drink is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. The recipe even calls for vanilla ice cream, the most popular flavor in a survey of International Ice Cream Association member companies. Combine the well-loved ice cream with chocolate liqueur with an option of clear, vanilla, or strawberry vodka to get this boozy smoothie. Top it off with a strawberry, and you’ll have Valentine’s Day in a glass.
  • Kir and Kir Royale
    A wine cocktail for all time, the Kir is a simple addition to any celebration of love, romantic or platonic. The star of the drink is blackcurrant, a lesser-known aphrodisiac for those who want to romance their partner. All you need to do is pour creme de cassis in a glass and top with white wine. If you’re among the 32% of people who are worried about the look of their teeth, choose a white wine with low sugar content and maintain the integrity of your pearly whites.
  • Besame
    Spanish for “kiss me,” this drink will have anyone dreaming of a sunny summer day spent swimming, the fourth most popular sports activity in the country. As you think of warmer days in blue waters, you’ll taste Agavero, the centerpiece of the Besame. This tequila-based liqueur is flavored with the essence of the Damiana flower. Mix it with passion fruit juice and Chambord, and then pour the cocktail over muddled raspberries and lime to concoct this refreshingly fruity drink.

Valentine’s Day isn’t about how much money you spend on your special someone, but the experiences you share together. Whether you join the masses at the movie theatre, go on one of the 27% of trips that are taken solely to attend an organized sporting event, or serve up these uniquely themed cocktails, you’re sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Or at least until next Valentine’s Day.

A Love Potion Made for Two: Valentine’s Day at The Tuck Room NYC

Have you got solidified plans for tonight’s Valentine’s Day celebrations? Could you use a little help on some last minute plans that will wow your date? Look no further than the modern New York City Speakeasy, The Tuck Room, for an evening filled with delicious aphrodisiacs. For Valentine’s Day at The Tuck Room, you and your date are definitely going to feel the love with you sip on their limited edition Valentine’s Day curated cocktail, Love Potion for Two. Created with their proprietary Heizenberg, Love Potion for Two takes you on a journey reminiscent of a whirlwind romance (without the heartbreak of course because this specialty cocktail does not disappoint). Ladies, this is the perfect way to impress your Valentine with an amazing V-Day experience that’s as delicious as it is sensuous.

LOVE POTION FOR TWO

1 Cup Brewed Lemon Berry Meritage Tea (Rareteacellar.com)
1 Cup Banana, Almond and Cinnamon-infused Blanco Tequila
2 oz Ginger Syrup
1.5 oz Cranberry
1.5 oz Passion Fruit Juice
Juice of 1 Lemon
Serve in the rocks in a big stemmed glass with two straws and rose petals

Inspired in part by the movie, Fifty Shades, we promise you this magical concoction will not disappoint in taste, visual appeal, or sensuality. If you want to go the extra mile and really wow your date, ask The Tuck Room’s Chef Bartender and Corporate Sommelier, Adam Seger, to see just how this sinfully delicious Heizenberg Aphrodisiac infused cocktail is created. You will be presented to what we can only be described as a “cocktail altar worthy of the gods” (you can see in the photo directly above). We could worship at the Heizenberg cocktail altar all day! Want to know more about the Love Potion for Two? Check out the video below where Adam Seger breaks down what makes this cocktail so special:

The Love Potion for Two Valentine’s Day cocktail is available tonight for $32.00 (each serving is for two people…..hence the name). If you have no plans or want to include a late night treat for your and your Valentine, head over to The Tuck Room at 11 Fulton St in NYC. Ready to try this love potion?We’d love to hear your thoughts on the Valentine’s Day at The Tuck Room. Let us know in the comments.

Cheers to Love: 15 Fabulous Cocktails to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

We’ve got 15 ways to toast to love. Whether you’re enjoying the day with your Valentine, Galentine, or family, we have 15 fabulous cocktails to help you and yours celebrate Valentine’s Day. Are you celebrating love with that special someone? Drowning your sorrows with your single friends? Either is the perfect excuse to whip up one of these 15 fabulous cocktails to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Ranging in shades of sumptuous scarlet to blush pink, each one makes adulting (with or without cupid) a little more delicious (and probably less lonely)…..and will have you cheering to love even if you’re dateless.

If you find yourself dateless this V-Day, why not stay in and enjoy them. Trust us, with these 15 cocktails to celebrate Valentine’s Day, February 14th will not disappoint. Please enjoy these recipes….responsibly, of course.

BLEEDING HEART (serves 6- 8)

1 cup Van Gogh Pomegranate
1 750ml bottle LBD Cabernet Sauvignon
1 lemon sliced
I orange sliced
1 cup fresh blueberries
12 oz. club soda
Combine all ingredients but club soda in a large bowl or pitcher and chill. When ready to serve, add club soda, stir, and pour into individual glasses.

SERENADE (serves 6- 8)

2 cups Van Gogh Pomegranate
3 cups lemonade
1/2 cup club soda (or top to taste)
Combine ingredients in a pitcher or punch dispenser with ice. Add lemon wheels for color. Serve over ice with a lemon wedge and mint.

LE PUNCH (serves 2)

3 oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo Rum
3 oz. Guava Juice
3 oz. Orange Juice
3 oz. Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz. Grenadine
3 dashes Angostura Bitters
Stir all ingredients together in a mixing glass and pour into two tall glasses. Garnish with a peeled blood orange wheel and orange twist

CHOCOLATE COVERED RASPBERRY MARTINI (serves 2)

4 oz. Van Gogh Raspberry
2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate
1 1/2 oz. Crème de cassis
Shake ingredients very well with ice. Strain into two chilled martini glasses. Garnish with raspberries on a pick.

FORBIDDEN FRUIT (serves 2)

4 oz. Van Gogh Wild Appel Vodka
2 oz. cranberry juice
2 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. apple juice
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and stir well with ice. Strain over fresh ice into two tall glasses. Garnish with an apple slice.

BLUSH APPLE MARTINI

1 3/4 oz. Caorunn Gin
1 1/4 oz. Pressed Apple juice
3/4 oz. Lemon juice
1/4 oz. Gomme syrup
3 raspberries, for garnish
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice; shake and strain into a chilled martini or coupe glass. Garnish with raspberries on a pick.

HONEY BE MINE

1 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vodka
1/2 oz. honey syrup (equal parts honey and warm water, dissolved)
1/2 fresh squeezed lemon
2 oz. sparkling water
1 strawberry
Muddle strawberry in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add vodka, honey syrup, and lemon juice and shake well with ice. Strain over ice into rocks glass. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with a mint sprig and lemon wheel.

CAITHNESS COBBLER

1 3/4 oz. Old Pulteney Stroma Liqueur
4 blackberries
1/4 oz. Crème De Mure
3/4 oz. Port
1/4 oz. Vanilla syrup
Add 2 blackberries and remaining ingredients to shaker, muddle together, add ice and shake for 10 seconds, strain over cracked ice and garnish with remaining blackberries and mint sprig.

HONEY POMPOM

11/2 oz. Van Gogh Pomegranate Vodka
3/4 oz. pomegranate juice
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz. honey syrup (equal parts honey and warm water, dissolved)
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake very well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

GOODNESS ROSE

2 oz. Caorunn Gin
1 barspoon Raspberry jam
5 drops Rosewater
3 drops Orange bitters
1 1Ž4 oz. Pink grapefruit juice
Shake and strain with cubed ice into an Old Fashioned glass, then add crushed ice on the top. Garnish with a lemon twist and rose petal.

LOVIN’ THE BLUES

2 oz. Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry Vodka
1/2 oz. cranberry juice
1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. honey syrup (equal parts honey and warm water, dissolved)
5 blueberries
Muddle the blueberries in the lime juice and honey syrup. Add remaining ingredients with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with two raspberries and a lime wheel on a pick.

LBD MINT ROSÉ

4 oz. of LBD Rosé
1/2 oz. of Elderflower Liqueur
4 fresh mint leaves
3/4 oz. simple syrup
In a shaker muddle mint with simple syrup. Add ice. Add raspberries to a stemless wine glass. Pour all ingredients over raspberries.

THE BOUDOIR

1 oz. Ron Abuelo 7 Años
3/4 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
1 oz. Sparkling Wine
1 tsp Maraschino Liqueur
1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 tsp Homemade Grenadine
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker mixed with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a brandied cherry.

WEE PINK ROSE

1 1/4oz. Caorunn Gin
1/2 oz. Lemon juice
1/4 oz. simple syrup
2 strawberries
3/4 oz. Sauvignon Blanc
1/2 oz. Rose Liqueur or Rose Syrup
1/2 egg white
Muddle strawberries well, add remaining ingredients and shake well with ice. Fine strain into a flute. Garnish with a slice of strawberry.

CRANACHAN COCKTAIL

1 1/4 oz. Caorunn Gin
1/2 oz. Calvados
1/2 oz. Honey Syrup
1/2 oz. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 raspberries
3/4 oz. Pasteurized egg white
Soda water
Shake first six ingredients then double strain into a highball glass filled with ice and top with soda water. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and dust with cinnamon sugar.

What are your thoughts on these delicious 15 cocktails to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Any favorite you want to try?

Valentines Day Aphrodisiacs: SomruS Cream Liqueur Cocktails

While Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love, let’s not forgot that a part of that love includes the sensuality we feel for our partners, the lust, the expression of our sexuality and physical attraction. That is why we’re sharing these very sultry aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day cocktails made with SomruS Cream Liqueur. A few drinks to savor while you are enjoying each other. Trust us when we say these seductive cocktails are ones to enjoy beyond the day of celebrating love. If you and your partner try enough and have your blood rushing to the more explicit parts of your bodies, it could be worth trying to consider watching men get blown or other mature content for additional arousal of you and your partner between the sheets.

SomruS Cream Liqueur Cocktails

What makes this decadent cream liqueur so intoxicating and seductive? It’s ingredients of course, specifically, it’s many aphrodisiac ingredients:

  • Rose: Everyone knows how indispensable roses are in romance. The very scent of the essential oil from the flower can arouse you.
  • Cardamom: In the Arabian Nights, you can read about the use of this ancient spice as an aphrodisiac. Cardamom is warming and pungent, and can increase blood flow, which probably accounts for its aphrodisiac properties.
  • Almonds: The aroma of almonds supposedly arouses passion in females – or so thought the poets and scribes of bygone eras. French writer Alexandre Dumas dined on almond soup every night.
  • Saffron: Worth its weight in gold, Cleopatra was said to bathe in saffron-infused water before initiating any important intimate rendezvous. Saffron’s reputed longstanding aphrodisiac properties revolve around Crocin, a natural carotenoid chemical and potent anti-oxidant found in saffron threads.
  • Pistachio: In central Asia and India, it is believed that pistachios arouse sexuality and cleanse the blood.

Without further ado, we present four delicious cocktails, you will be enjoying on Valentine’s Day and beyond.

Lotus Blossom

Lotus Blossom
1.5oz Somrus
1oz Cognac
1.5oz Almond Milk
3/4oz Cardamom Syrup
½ oz Green Chartreuse
Finished with rose smoke (dried rose petals run through a smoking gun or light dried rose petals and cover with drinking glass to trap smoke)
Served in cocktail glass (see pic)
Add all ingredients to shaker and shake with ice
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with rose smoke

Sexual Chocolate (Serves 2)

Sexual Chocolate
8oz Somrus
Preferred drinking chocolate
½ cup Strawberries
Served in sharing bowl
Using SomruS instead of milk or cream make your favorite hot chocolate, gently warming the Somrus so it does not boil and adding your preferred drinking chocolate
Add chocolate mix and strawberries to blender and blend until smooth
Add mix back to the pan and warm until sensual
Serve in a sharing bowl to be enjoyed by two prior to bedtime
Garnish with a platter of sweet treats to dip and share with your partner

Suspended Congress – layered shot

Suspended Congress – layered shot
1/4oz Kahlua
1/4oz White Crème De Cacao
1/4oz Amaretto
1/4oz Somrus
Garnished with chocolate shavings
Put on a dazzling display of your cocktailing skills and a shot that Using a bar spoon to slow the pour, add each liqueur in the order above to a shot glass with the Somrus added last to sit on top for the aromatics
Garnish with chocolate shavings

Prone Tiger

Prone Tiger
2oz Somrus
1.5oz Aged Rum
1oz Espresso
1oz Amaretto
Garnished with cinnamon stick
Served in rocks glass
Add all ingredients to shaker and shake with ice
Strain into a chilled rocks glass and garnish with cinnamon stick stirrer

These recipes and other SomruS Cream Liqueur cocktails are currently available in SomruS Cream Liqueur’s Soma-Sutra recipe book, available online now.

Rom-Coms and Skinnygirl Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is almost here and for many singles, there are no romantic dates planned, no flowers being delivered, and no heart-shaped box of chocolates. For many of us, all we have to look forward to is a night in possibly torturing ourselves with romantic comedies, non-Valentine’s Day-affiliated chocolates, and most importantly, cocktails. Seeing as some of us singles tend to overindulge in chocolates and cocktails during holidays like Valentine’s Day, we present to you the pairing of Skinnygirl Candy and wine and of course, some low-calorie Skinnygirl Cocktails for Valentine’s Day.

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If you’re like us and happen to be “low keying it” on Valentine’s Day, maybe watching your favorite romantic comedies on Netflix, grab one or two of these cocktail recipes as you’re watching Shopgirl look for love, laughing at the infamous deli scene or drooling over vintage George Peppard, you’ll have the perfect cocktail to enjoy this Valentine’s Day!

Cocktails at Tiffany’s

Cocktails at Tiffany's

1 part Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
1 part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
2 parts grapefruit juice
Flower for garnish
Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, pour and garnish with a flower.

You’ve Got Martinis

You've Got Martinis
2 parts Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
Splash of dry vermouth
Fresh olives for garnish
Shake liquids with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with fresh olives.

When Vodka Met Cranberry

When Vodka Met Cranberry

1½ parts Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
2 parts cranberry juice
½ part fresh lime juice
½ part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
Lime for garnish
Pour all ingredients in a shaker, shake and strain into glass. Garnish with lime.

If you’re looking to keep it simple, try some low-calorie decadence with a Skinnygirl’s wine and candy pairing. These wine and chocolate pairings are a match made in heaven, so toast to the perfect duo with these Skinnygirl Wine and Skinnygirl Candy:

  1. Pair Skinnygirl® Cabernet Sauvignon with Skinnygirl Dark Chocolate Almond Truffles
    • Why it works: Chocolate with higher cocoa content works well with Skinnygirl® Cabernet Sauvignon as it highlights the mature tannins and bright acidity
  2. Pair Skinnygirl® Pinot Grigio with Skinnygirl Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds
    • Why it works: The almonds emphasize the rich, crisp flavors of Skinnygirl® Pinot Grigio and refresh the palate

Are you one of the singles spending Valentine’s Day alone? What are your plans for the day, do you celebrate, lament or ignore it? Share your thoughts in the comments.