Now Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we all know what that means; it’s time to impress your other half with something different. How about some delicious cocktails? Although it is a difficult, there are still many opportunities to learn some impressive tricks and drinks in the weeks coming up to the big day. This article will guide you through some amazing ideas to spice up you’re evening. With the right ingredients and equipment’s, you will be all set to be the number one partner this year. So why not try out some new cocktails and maybe even sign up for a virtual cocktail class to lean how to make Valentine’s Day cocktails. Classic Cocktails like a Cosmopolitan, Pornstar Martini, or a cheeky Bellini are sure to spice up your evening, but why not try some cocktails tailored towards a Valentine’s Day theme?
Virtual Cocktail Classes:
There are plenty of virtual cocktail classes out there for you to choose from to ensure that you can master some amazing cocktails without having to spend hours and hours trying to learn recipes. As they say, the best way to learn is to just try, try and try again. So, with these classes and bartending sessions, you can practically try these cocktails out to make sure you have nailed them! One company which is on the rise for its amazing virtual cocktail parties is Spin and Shake LTD. They have been on the rise since they started doing parties and events back in October 2020, then when the new lockdown rules came about, they adapted to their new surroundings and decided to move to a virtual platform. Since then, they have hosted many parties for families and friends just wanting to learn some new drinks and have an amazing time. They even send you a box with ingredients and equipment to make sure you are ready for the night ahead. So, with Spin and Shake, you know you will have an amazing time and learn some amazing drinks. Therefore, when you are out looking for a virtual cocktail class for your big night, make sure you look for the company that best suits you and that you feel will be the best for you and your partner.
Special Valentine’s Day Cocktails:
To really spice up your evening, how about try a Love Potion ?
Pour into a shaker:
- 20ml of peach liqueur,
- -20ml of malibu rum
- -20ml of a vodka of your choice
- 120ml of cranberry juice
- 10ml of sugar syrup
- a splash of lime and ice to finish it off and then shake.
Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sugar rim and a strawberry.
If that doesn’t take your fancy, how about Cupid’s Bow cocktail which includes
- ½ cup of grapefruit juice
- ¼ cup of pomegranate seeds
- 6oz of vodka
- a teaspoon of sugar syrup
- champagne on top
Mix into a tall glass and serve with some strawberries to garnish. Hopefully, these will be perfect for your Valentine’s Day!
Best classic cocktail recipes for Valentine’s Day:
The three best classic cocktails that come to mind for an amazing evening in are the Pornstar Martini, known for being one of the most sensual drinks with its added shot of champagne; the Cosmopolitan, made famous from Sex and the City; and finally, the Bellini which makes your prosecco just a little more fun and exciting.
To begin with, you’re going to need some sort of shaker to be able to make your first two, whereas the Bellini will just be poured straight into your flute glass.
For the Pornstar Martini, you are going to need the following:
- vodka (40ml)
- passionfruit puree (20ml)
- passionfruit liqueur (20ml)
- lime juice (20ml)
- and vanilla syrup (10ml).
You are going to want to pour all of this into a shaker with ice and strain into a martini glass garnished with half a passionfruit.
The Cosmopolitan is the same method but with
- Citron vodka (40ml)
- Cointreau (20ml)
- cranberry juice (30ml)
- lime juice (10ml).
- Then to garnish, a orange zest.
Finally, with the Bellini, you are going to want to pour
- 20ml of peach puree into your flute glass
- fill with prosecco
Give it a gentle stir to incorporate the ingredients and enjoy a delicious drink.
Now, obviously it would be much better to learn these properly to make sure you nail them, but also, you will have a lot of fun with a virtual cocktail class; and it’ll give you a chance to try something new!