Just in case you needed a reason to skip the bar and drink in bed this year. We’ve put together a list of cocktails perfect for turning up the heat on any and all V-Day plans. Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, that means you won’t be showing up to work hungover from OD’ing on chocolates and booze! No matter what you choose to celebrate, these Valentine’s Day cocktails will put you in the spirit!
1. Champagne Margaritas
This margarita gets a festive boos with the addition of your favorite bubbly. Get the recipe from Delish.
2. Love Potion
This pomegranate martini is the perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail! It’s a tasty triple berry martini with strawberry vodka, Chambord black raspberry liqueur, and pomegranate juice. TheCookieRookie
3. Sparkling Tequila Cocktail
If you love tequila then this is the cocktail for you! Mixed with rosé gives it that pink sparkling punch.
4. Raspberry Moscato Cocktail
Featuring heart shaped ice cubes, this Moscato cocktail looks delicious garnished with a strand of fresh raspberries. TonyaStaab
5. On Cloud Nine
On Cloud Nine is made up of bubbly and melt in your mouth cotton candy. You can mix up this cocktail differently depending on how much sugary sweetness you prefer. AlwaysTakeTheScenicRoute
6. Pink Sangria
Sangria is perfect for Galentine’s Day! SimplyWhisked
7. Strawberry Champagne Floats
I am a champagne girl and love rootbeer floats so yep this one is getting bookmarked to make soon! SaltyCanary
8. Lady Rose
With all things Rose, this drink is sure to impress your girlfriends! Jillian Harris
9. Be My Gal-entine
Combine Amaretto, cherry juice, and Barefoot Moscato for this cute drink by Barefoot. Combine ½ oz. Amaretto Liqueur and 1½ oz. cherry cocktail juice in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with 3 oz. Barefoot Bubbly Red Moscato. Stir gently and garnish with cherries.
10. Love Buzz
For all those chocolate lovers out there, this cocktail is for you. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1½ oz. Absolut Original, ½ oz. crème de cacao, 1 oz. raspberry puree, and 1 part room-temperature espresso. Shake all ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with chocolate raspberry tuile.
11. Raspberry Love
Couple’s that drink bourbon together, stay together. TakeTwoTapas
12. Cupid’s Arrow
Pretty in pink, this drink is perfect for your Valentine! Light and refreshing with freshly squeezed lemon, this libation is a great way to taste the day dedicated to romance! NoSpoonNecessary
13. Bloody Valentine
Try this tasty cocktail with your significant other. HonestlyYum
14. Cherry-Chocolate Bourbon Soda
Sip on this soda with a twist. Katieathekitchendoor