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Valentine's Day Date Night Mixology Ideas

Nicole Barylski

Disaronno Pink Velvet. (Courtesy Photo)

Planning an evening in? Here are some cocktail ideas to add to date night.

Disaronno Pink Velvet:

 • 2 oz. Disaronno Velvet
 • .5 oz. Disaronno Originale
 • 1 oz. Red Bitter
 • Pinch of Sea Salt

Directions: Stir all ingredients over cubed ice.

Corralejo Re'al Love:

 • 1.5 oz. Corralejo Reposado
 • .75 oz. Coconut Cream
 • 1 oz. Lime Juice
 • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
 • Lime Round, for garnish
 • Pineapple Leaf, for garnish

Directions: Combine ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.Garnish with a lime round and pineapple leaf.

Mionetto Italian 75:

 • 2 oz Mionetto Prestige Prosecco DOC Organic
 • 1 oz Gin
 • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
 • 2 dashes Elderflower Liqueur
 • Lemon Wheel, for garnish
 • Mint, for garnish

Directions: Pour all ingredients into a large white wine glass filled with ice, and give it a gentle stir. Garnish with a lemon wheel and sprig of mint.

Margarita Amore:

 • 1.5 oz. Patrón Reposado
 • .5 oz. Patrón Citrónge Orange
 • 1 oz. Apple Juice
 • .5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
 • .5 oz. Valentina-Passion Fruit Syrup*
 • Fresh Chili Pepper, for garnish

Directions: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to chill. Strain into a chilled margarita glass. Garnish with a small chili pepper. (*Valentina-passion fruit syrup: Combine two parts passion fruit syrup to one part Valentina hot sauce and stir to combine. Store refrigerated.)

The Belvedere Herbal Soda:

 • 1.5 oz. Belvedere Vodka
 • 5 oz. Soda Water
 • 3-4 dashes Peychaud Bitters
 • Lemon Zest, for garnish

Directions: Build in highball glass over cube ice, garnish with a lemon zest.

Chambord Royale:

 • .33 oz. Chambord Liqueur
 • Sparkling Wine of choice
 • 1 Raspberry, for garnish

Directions: Pour Chambord into flute glass, top with sparkling wine, finish with a raspberry garnish.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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