Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes to Fall in Love With

Valentine's Day is Tuesday, February 14, and chances are your bar and restaurant will be booked with reservations the day of and the entire weekend beforehand. Offer a special Valentine's Day cocktail menu to your guests featuring indulgent selections.

Need some inspiration from Cupid? Check out our list of Valentine's Day cocktail recipes below!


valentine's day cocktail recipe
(Photo & recipe by Skrewball)

Pink Peanut Butter Passion


1½ oz. Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

¾ oz. Raspberry Liqueur

1 oz. Half and Half


Mix ingredients, shake vigorously, double strain and pour into a coupe. Garnish with fresh raspberries and enjoy!


valentine's day cocktail recipe
(Photo & recipe by Sipsmith)

Lady in Red


1 part Sipsmith® London Dry Gin

1 part Sipsmith® Sloe Gin

1/2 part lemon juice

1 egg white

1 barspoon raspberry syrup

Fresh raspberry garnish


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and dry shake. Add ice and shake again. Double strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a raspberry.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
(Photo & recipe by @beautifulbooze)

Strawberry White Chocolate Coconut Martini 


2 ounces gin

1 ounce Mozart Chocolate Strawberry Liqueur

½ ounce coconut syrup

3 dashes orange bitters


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients.  Strain into a small tasting glass. Garnish & enjoy!


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Created by Michael Buonocore of Barr Hill.
Photo by Barr Hill.

You and Me


1.5 oz Barr Hill Gin

0.5 oz Cocchi Americano 

0.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 

0.75 oz Strawberry Syrup 

1 egg white or 0.75 oz Aquafaba 

Sparkling Wine 

Garnish: A conversation heart & Peychaud’s bitters 


Shake with no ice, then shake with ice, pour into a Collins glass, top with sparkling wine.  Garnish with a conversation heart and Peychaud’s bitters.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe made with Grande Absent by @boozy_bartender

The Temptress Gin and Tonic  


25 oz Grande Absente

1.5 oz Rhubarb-Strawberry infused gin

25 oz extra bitter tonic

0.75 oz fresh lemon

0.5 oz Sage Infused


Shake vigorously in a shaker with ice, and serve over crushed ice. Garnish with fresh rhubarb ribbon, strawberry and sage leaf.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
(Photo & recipe by Monin)

Valentine's Day Mule

1 ½ oz. Premium vodka

2 pump(s) Monin Strawberry Concentrated Flavor

¼ oz. Fresh lime juice

5 oz. Ginger beer


Fill serving glass full of ice. Pour ingredients into serving glass in order listed. Pour mixture into mixing tin and back into serving glass to mix. Use a mini heart-shaped cookie cutter to shape the strawberry, lime slice, mint sprig, and strawberry.  Add garnishes. Serve.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe by Deviation Distilling

Love Potion 


1.5 oz Deviation Distilling Citrus Rosé Gin

¾ oz. pomegranate juice

¼ oz. lemon juice

½ oz. egg white

3 drops of Angostura bitters

8 drops of almond extra

Fresh raspberries (for garnish)


Combine Citrus Rosé Gin with all ingredients except raspberries in a shaker with no ice. Dry shake for 30-40 seconds to allow egg white to foam and all the ingredients to marry. Add ice and shake for an addition 30-40 seconds until the cocktail frosts the shaker. Strain into an “up glass” and garnish with raspberries.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe and photo by Death & Co

Pretty in Pamplemousse


1 oz Ketel One Family Made Vodka

0.5 oz Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose

1 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth

0.25 oz Giffard Pamplemousse

0.25 oz Aperol


Stir and strain into a martini glass.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe by Silent Pool Gin

Rosa's Ruin


35ml Silent Pool Gin  

20ml Cocchi Rosa                   

15ml Lemon Juice                   

10ml Sugar Syrup                   

2.5ml Punt e Mes


Shake with plenty of ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a single rose petal.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe by The Green Room

Mr. & Mrs. Burnham


2 oz Amass Gin

1 1/2 oz Homemade ginger syrup

1 oz Fresh lemon juice

1/2 Agave Nectar (prediluted)


In a cocktail shaker, add ¼ of ice. Add 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice. Next add 1.5 oz organic ginger syrup. Next add .05oz agave. Finally, we add the spirit- 2oz Amass Gin. Shake vigorously, and double strain into a sleep coupe martini glass.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe by ChocoVine

Black Cherry Chocolate Manhattan


1 oz ChocoVine

1 oz Bespoken American Light Whiskey

½ oz Heering Cherry Liqueur

1½ oz Sweet Vermouth


Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a ripe black cherry.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe and photo courtesy of Empress 1908 Gin

Mint to Be


1.5 oz Empress 1908 Gin

1 oz White Cranberry Juice

¼ oz Elderflower Liqueur 

¼ oz Lemon Juice

Soda Water (To Top) 

Mint Leaves


Shake all ingredients but soda water on ice, including mint. Strain into a chilled glass. Top with soda and garnish with mint leaves. 



valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe from La Vecina Taqueria 
using Eleven20 Mezcal

S'more Margarita


1.5 oz Eleven20 Mezcal                     

1 oz Godiva Chocolate                       

.5 oz Grand Marnier     

1.5 oz Sour Mix    

1 tbs Marshmallow Fluff    

3 Mini Marshmallows

Crushed Graham Crackers


Shake the Eleven20 Mezcal, chocolate liqueur, Grand Marnier, fluff and sour mix over ice. Rim a Berlin glass with graham cracker dust, then fill it with ice and strain the drink onto the fresh ice. Top with three skewered mini marshmallows. Toast the marshmallows with a flame.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe & image by Cody Goldstein

Coming Up Roses


1  1/2 oz Aviation American Gin

1/2 oz Blanc Vermouth

1 oz The Perfect Puree Strawberry puree, thawed

1/2 oz basil and rose honey

1/2 oz bergamot

mineral water, to top


Add all ingredients and shake for five seconds. Strain into a Nick and Nora and top with mineral water. Garnish with a basil "boat" and dehydrated roses.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo by Vanessa Palmisano
Recipe by Jennifer Bryant

Peppermint Strawberry Hot Cocoa


2 oz Kōloa Kaua’i Cacao Rum 

2 C Whole Milk 

Splash Peppermint Schnapps 

2 oz Coffee Liqueur 

1 oz Strawberry Sauce

½ C White Chocolate (Baking Chocolate) 


Place milk, white chocolate, and strawberry sauce, in a medium saucepan and heat to melt the chocolate. Do not boil. Once the mixture is thoroughly heated, add in the Rum and peppermint schnapps. Pour into the desired mug and serve immediately. 


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe and photo by Wildlilly Wine

Wild Things


1oz Bourbon 

2oz Wildlilly Wine 

3 Dashes Angostura or Aromatic Bitters

3 Dashes Orange Bitters 


Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until ice cold then serve over ice. 


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & image by Grey Whale Gin

Whale You Be Mine Cocktail by Gray Whale Gin


2 ounces Gray Whale Gin

5 ounces blood orange juice


Shake with ice. Strain over ice. Top with soda water. Garnish with blood orange slices.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Photo & recipe by Korbel

Korbel Sweet-tini


1 oz Finlandia Vodka

2 oz Cranberry Apple Juice

4 oz Korbel Brut Rose


Pour vodka and cranberry apple juice into a shaker with ice. Shake, and strain into a wine glass. Top with Korbel. Garnish with a strawberry slice. 


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe and photo by Cutwater Spirits

I've Got A Slush on You

*serves 2
2 oz Cutwater Hibiscus Vodka
2 oz Aperol
2 oz strawberry syrup
1 oz lemon
6 drops rose water

Add ingredients to a blender with ice. Blend on high until smooth consistency. Pour into two cocktail glasses and garnish with a mini red rose. Can also be put into a slushie machine.


valentine's day cocktail recipe
Recipe and photo by Dos Hombres

Lady Lover

1.5oz Dos Hombres Mezcal
1/2oz Honey Syrup (half honey half hot water)
1/2oz Liquor 43
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
3/4oz Lemon Juice


Add all ingredients to your shaker and vigorously shake. Serve in a rocks glass with half a rim of salt.


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